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Online Misogyny is Good for Feminism

Online misogyny is shit, but it’s highlighting just how much feminism is needed.

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An op-ed columnist for the New York Times explains how fighting sexism and misogyny is not just women’s work. The new hashtag #AllMenCan shows us what real male feminists look like. See the Huffington Post. PolicyMic demonstrates how Maya Angelou’s past… Read More ›

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The killing of six people in a gun and knife attack in California provoked a Twitter feminist response of #YesAllWomen. See BBC and Think Progress. PolicyMic highlights 27 inspiring #YesAllWomen tweets fighting back against the UCSB shooting. The Huffington Post underscores the importance… Read More ›

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Women in South Sudan are helping to break down gender-stereotypes in the workplace by operating a a car wash. See UN Multimedia. The New York Times shows how Turkish women have been using Twitter to combat sexual harassment. The Nation explores… Read More ›

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Progress in obtaining justice for abused women in Afghanistan has stalled. See New York Times. Human Rights Campaign released its 2014 Corporate Equality Index. Morocco’s Islamist-led government is under fire for excluding women from drafting a proposed legislation to combat violence… Read More ›

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Intern with sherights!

CALLING ALL FEMINISTS! We are seeking an intern skilled in social media and WordPress to join our team for 3-6 months. All work can be performed virtually — perfect for someone seeking flexibility! RESPONSIBILITIES: Help manage and grow social media… Read More ›

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Sickening: “Managed Anorexia”

Thank you Jezebel for bringing this disturbing news to light. Apparently, some gentleman (*sarcasm*) by the name of Kenneth Tong is promoting what he calls the “managed anorexia” lifestyle on Twitter. Sample tweets of his include: The beginning is always… Read More ›

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Online Activism – Check!

I woke up this morning to a wonderful, beautiful thing: hundreds, if not thousands, of people are participating in a Twitter campaign targeting John Boehner regarding his new rape definitions. If you are on Twitter, please join the conversation to… Read More ›

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