Gender

‘Orphan Black’ Embodies the Female Gaze Better than Anything Else on Television
June 20, 2014

The clone thriller shows women fighting for control of their own bodies—and treating men like Bond girls.

Dov Charney, Terry Richardson, and the Misogynistic Truth About Hipster Cool
A bizarre double standard has emerged in the fashion world, where misogyny is OK, as long as it pastiches a bygone era of kitsch female subjugation
June 20, 2014

There is a bizarre double standard in the fashion world, where misogyny is OK as long as it's retro.

Chelsea Clinton Made $600,000 a Year at NBC. That Upset a Lot of Male Journalists.
June 13, 2014

Stop whining jealously about one woman's impressive paycheck and focus on the bigger issues at hand.

These Faceless Women Are Utterly Unique
June 13, 2014

Spin a woman around to make a statement.

The Transgender Rights Movement Needs a Goofy, Basic Foundational Text
It worked for feminism
June 08, 2014

It worked for feminism.

The Slenderman Stabbing Shows Girls Will Be Girls, Too
Adolescent angst and violence are not the exclusive domain of boys
June 04, 2014

We need to move beyond the (hetero)sexual framework we’ve come to accept as the defining norm of adolescence.

The Boring Sexism of HBO's 'Silicon Valley'
May 30, 2014

"Silicon Valley" doesn't skewer the tech world—the show just reproduces its toxic sexism.

Maybe the Solution to Normalizing Public Breastfeeding Is Victoria's Secret
The lingerie company once offered a nursing bra. What happened to it?
May 30, 2014

The lingerie company once offered a nursing bra. They should bring it back!

Feminists Killed Home Ec. Now They Should Bring It Back—for Boys and Girls.
May 28, 2014

Let's reboot it, tweak it, and teach it to BOTH genders.

Let's Call the Isla Vista Killings What They Were: Misogynist Extremism
May 27, 2014

For too long, misogynist extremism has been excused as an aberration.

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