Feminism 101 Articles

Intent vs. Impact: Why Your Intentions Don’t Really Matter

5 Problems with ‘Keep Abortion Rare’

Giving Up On “Guilty” Pleasures: 4 Reasons to Stop Feeling Guilty About Things You Like

If Buying Condoms Was Like Buying the Pill

Patriarchy and How It Shows Up for Everyone

Beware These 10 Types of Feminist Men

Income vs. Wealth: How Privilege Is Passed Down from Generation to Generation

‘Ally’ Is More Than a Label — It’s an Action

Businessperson is writing down potential earnings for 2016

Will You Be Successful If You ‘Work Hard Enough?’ 5 Problems With the Myth of Meritocracy

This Video About Being an Outsider Really Gets How It Feels

Why Feminism Can Be Scary for Some Women

4 Reasons Demanding ‘Objectivity’ in Social Justice Debates Can Be Oppressive

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3 Ways You’ve Been Taught You Can’t Be Trusted – And How Not to Pass That Onto Children

25+ Examples of Western Privilege

What They Really Mean When They Say They’re Not a Feminist

Scaling Back the Anger

Abortion Is a Real Experience, Not a Political Tool

Calling In: A Quick Guide on When and How

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Are You Actually Down for Equality? 3 Ways to Tell If You Embrace or Fear It

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QUIZ: What’s Your Activist Superpower?

7 Reasons Why Class Is a Feminist Issue

Because Words Matter: Feminist Editors Share How They Make Their Style Guides Less Oppressive

Breaking Down the Problem with Mansplaining (And Other Forms of Privileged Explaining)

Don’t Tell Me To Just Get Over It

Why Your Criticisms Of Intersectionality And Identity Politics Sound Ridiculous

Feminism Now: What the Third Wave is Really About

3 Alarming Trends in Our Current Political Conversations

5 Simple Ways Men Can Better Respect Women

Why I Delete Comments (And Why It Isn’t “Censorship”)

6 Common Ways People Dismiss Feminism – And How To Hold Your Ground When They Do