Jessica Valenti, author and founder of Feministing.com, is a major figure in today’s feminist movement who has become a household name, thanks in equal parts to her blogging, books and general badass-ery. She also happens to be one of my… Read More ›
Sherights Spotlight: Nancy Schwartzman
Nancy Schwartzman is a courageous filmmaker, speaker and activist fighting to empower women and end sexual violence. Named one of the “10 Filmmakers to Watch in 2011” by Independent Magazine, Nancy’s work explores the intersection of sexuality, new media, and… Read More ›
Spotlight On: Shelby Knox!
If you’re a feminist, chances are good that you’ve heard of Shelby Knox. She is the subject of the Sundance award-winning film, The Education of Shelby Knox, not to mention an all-around badass, itinerant feminist. She travels across the country… Read More ›
Cheers to Tom Matlack!
Yesterday, the Huffington Post featured an article by Tom Matlack regarding Esquire’s “Women We Love.” In it, he criticized the men’s magazine for doing what men’s magazines have been doing forever: objectifying women and praising them solely on their (sexualized)… Read More ›
Spotlight On: Noir A-Go Go
Part of being a feminist means shining a spotlight on pro-women business endeavors. I’ve already highlighted pro-choice conglomerates, so now it’s time to feature a smaller, woman-owned-and-created venture: Noir A-Go Go. K.C. Washington, the genius behind Noir A-Go Go, was… Read More ›
Today’s Shero: Rukhsana Batool
I love a positive news story about women, particularly one that highlights the bravery and persistence individuals exude in the face of systemic institutional discrimination. CNN profiles Rukhsana Batool, a 25 year old mother of three in Pakistan, who has… Read More ›