Tag Archives: Gender

Photos of the Day: What women writers are sick of hearing

Tweet This past weekend was the annual AWP conference–the largest literary conference in North America. Buzzfeed asked 19 women writers at the event what they are tired of hearing about their work. Check out the rest of the images here. Maya Dusenbery is an Executive Director of Feministing. Tweet
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Chart of the Day: Google’s Doodles

TweetOr should we say dude-les? (Ugh, sorry, couldn’t resist.) Fully 62 percent of the Google doodles in the last few years have been white dudes, according to a report released by SPARK Movement today.  Tweet
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He’s got a big ego — that’s really easily bruised

TweetIt’s a simple common courtesy: two people walk toward a door, whoever gets there first holds the door open for the person. Truly one of the most mundane acts we perform as human beings and should have little effect on our ongoing existential crises. Unless you’re a man, of course. A study conducted by researchers [...]
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6 charts that show just how white and male the US media remain

TweetThe Women’s Media Center has released its third annual report on the status of gender and racial diversity in the media. The conclusion reached, yet again, is that “the American media have exceedingly more distance to travel on the road to gender-blind parity.” How far exactly? After the jump are six charts that illustrate just how [...]
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Quick Hit: Happy birthday to Audre Lorde!

TweetToday would be the 80th birthday of the self-proclaimed Black Lesbian Feminist Mother Warrior Poet. And to celebrate, The Feminist Wire is launching a two-week online forum on Lorde’s life and work today.  Tweet
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