“We want Christmas without occupation.” Send Marissa Alexander a holiday card. Last night a driver intentionally destroyed Mike Brown’s memorial. A spokesperson for Ferguson PD had this to say in response: “I don’t know that a crime has occurred. A pile of trash in the middle of the street? The Washington Post is making a […]
When you think of Christmas, you might not automatically scream out SAKE! But after trying these TY KU Christmas cocktails we bet you'll change your mind!! [ Related: TY KU Sake Holiday Pairing Cheat Sheet! ] We've got two new delicious recipes to lift your holiday spirit! Here's how to make Poinsettia Punch and TY KU Kane: Poinsettia Punch - [...]
Whether you’re celebrating Christmas, Hanukkah, the Winter Solstice, or any of the other holidays that fall in and around late December, there are common experiences. Hosts hustle to get their homes decorated, cleaned, and ready for guests. Workers send emails and get caught up on everything before the holiday slow down. Shoppers fight throngs for […]
Rupi Kaur creates the most poetic images. Five comebacks for your racist relative during the holidays. Because we all have them. Could the news that Jennifer Lawrence, one of the biggest movie stars of the moment, is being paid less than her male counterparts be the tipping point for wage disparity in Hollywood? Thousands of […]
For all those readers unwrapping shiny new devices, here are some links to get you going.
We’ll be taking the next week off from regular posting to celebrate the holidays and recharge, but we’ll have a DFCS each day so you won’t be left completely without your Feministing fix. See you in 2015! And don’t forget: There’s still time to get a Feministing membership for the feminists in your life and send them one […]
Of all the crazy things I've been asked about regarding The Fine Art of Small Talk ("Dear Debra, I know my boyfriend is going to propose but I don't want to marry him" -- ohhhhh.), it's the everyday situations that can cause the most...Show More Summary
Fantasy football owners know the deal—the arrival of Week 17 means another chance to cheat. Of course, the "C" word means to grab the help of all-encompassing materials to help with the fantasy grind. Whether it is the beginning or end...Show More Summary
Installing baseboards is an easy do-it-yourself project, but cutting them can be tricky. Here's a cheat sheet to help you miter cut your baseboards based on the corner type you need. Read more...
The playoff picture is getting clearer, but it's still a little confusing with all the possible outcomes for seeding ahead of the season's final week. Someone created some handy charts to explain. Denver's loss to the Bengals on Monday night gave the Patriots the top seed in the AFC, locking down one spot in the conference's playoff order. Show More Summary
Missouri State Rep. Rick Brattin doubles down on his bill that would require a permission slip from the father to get an abortion. “The woman’s life is not altered.” When landlords sexually harass their renters. North Carolina’s mandatory ultrasound law has been permanently struck down. “We are outraged by violence done to police, because it is violence […]
Don’t give money to the Salvation Army. In 2014, young people organized for human rights. “The last recourse of women who are pushed out of community on every angle is often the Internet.” Ralph Lauren’s “genocide aesthetic.” Chicago’s youth diversion program fails justice-involved girls. Butchbaby & Co.: The first androgynous maternity line for queer individuals. […]
The Justice Department says that discrimination against trans people is covered under the sex discrimination prohibition in Title VII of the Civil Rights Act. On the sexism of self-tracking apps. A round-up of the anti-choice state bills that have already been pre-filed for consideration in 2015. WTF, Leigh Anne Tuohy?? The next waves of feminism. Cannot wait for […]
Advocates are suing Walmart over its new, inadequate protections for pregnant workers. The Dominican Republic will now allow abortion in cases of rape or incest, or when the life of the pregnant person is at risk. A history of sex ed films. 14 women of color who rocked 2014. Two teens have been arrested in the rape case of […]
An Illustrated Guide to the Galaxy of Woman’s Shoes is the all knowing cheat sheet to any shoe that a woman could wear. Created by Pop Chart Lab, the color coding around the shoes distiguishes the categories that each shoe falls under. Can’t...Show More Summary
We might forget occasionally how powerful microwaves are. Not only can they heat food quickly, but they're useful for a variety of other tasks. This graphic shows you several examples of both. Read more...
Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai reacts to the horrific Taliban attack on school children in Pakistan: “I, along with millions of others around the world, mourn these children, my brothers and sisters — but we will never be defeated.” “Some of us on the LGBT spectrum are Black. Our lives matter too.” Camille Cosby says her […]
A fantasy football championship is just one more win away for the few owners still in contention. However, if you're not in that category, fret not. You can still end your season on a high note by taking down an opposing owner in your...Show More Summary
Actual headline on the front page of the Wall Street Journal: “Women at Work: A Guide for Men.” h/t @SuzyKhimm Protestors shut down the Oakland police department headquarters for hours today. Remember when Tennessee criminalized using drugs during pregnancy? An investigative report at The Nation reveals how terribly that’s been going. Show More Summary
If you're barreling down the grocery store aisles right now, shopping to get your Hanukkah dinner going, here's a handy cheat sheet on the big points that busts some latke myths along the way.