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  • The Socialist’s Journal: Hope Solo as a Feminist Hero

    Jun 16, 15 by Trevor Brookins Leave a comment

    *If we start from the premise that feminism is a perspective on the world that considers women the same as men then it becomes clear that Hope Solo has really advanced women’s rights since her altercation with family members and subsequent arrest. What is undeniable is that Solo is an elite athlete. She has been […]

  • White Feminists Don’t Care About Black Women

    Mar 15, 12 by jasmynecannick 27 Comments

    *I’m not a self-described feminist, but even I have noticed over the past few weeks how the American feminism has been fired up and ready to go over attacks from the political left and right. Rush Limbaugh got the ball rolling by calling Georgetown University Law School student Sandra Fluke a “slut” and a “prostitute.” […]

  • Rosario Dawson Grabs a Crotch in the Name of Women’s Rights

    Mar 2, 11 by Brittney M. Walker 1 Comment

    *Don’t mess with a feminist or a woman’s right’s activist because you just might get embarrassed, much like Paul Rudd did. But then again from watching his reaction, maybe he wasn’t. On Saturday (Feb. 26) at the Film Independent Spirit Awards, Rosario Dawson hopped on stage and grabbed the actor’s crotch while he was up […]

  • Alice Walker as Seen via Daughter Isn’t Pretty

    Sep 20, 10 by Brittney M. Walker 12 Comments

    *Her story may be a several years old, but if you haven’t heard it, it’s still  a doozy. For 40 year-old author, Rebecca Walker, having a famous mother has been anything but easy and she’s opening up about just how her difficult life was. She recently shared her experiences with her famous mother Alice Walker. […]

  • Beyonce is Officially a Feminist

    Aug 21, 10 by Brittney M. Walker 6 Comments

    *The Internet and entertainment world is abuzz right now, discussing Beyonce’s announcement of feminism and not to mention the difficulty of balancing her life. “For me, balance is always really hard to find,” Beyonce, 29, tells You Magazine. “I love so many different things, and to have the discipline to turn certain things away and […]