Feminism 101 Articles

What Is Patriarchy (And How Does It Hurt Us All)?

30 Ways To Be a Better Ally in 2015

How Do You Get Men to Understand That Feminism Is Important?

5 Times Communities of Color Have Used Alternative Healing Practices Instead of Calling the Police

No, We Won’t Calm Down – Tone Policing Is Just Another Way to Protect Privilege

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4 ‘Magic’ Phrases You Need If the Police Stop You For Pot — or Anything Else

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3 Ways the US Uses Individualism to Blame Victims for Their Own Suffering

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3 Sexist Ideas About Women’s Roles That Impact the Way We Treat Them as Survivors

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Why the End of Michfest Is Good for Feminism: Two Activists Weigh In

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23 Ways Feminists Have Made the World a Better Place for Women

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

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5 Questions to Help You Know When to Pick Your Battles in Controversial Conversations

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What Kristen Stewart Taught Me About Internalized Misogyny

This Poet Shows the Stunning Power of Telling Your Own Story

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5 Sexist Assumptions About Stay-at-Home Moms All Feminists Need to Shut Down

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4 Things We Can Do to Make Feminist Organizing More Inclusive and Empowering for All of Us

I’m Only Friends with Boys

7 Reasons Why Class Is a Feminist Issue

7 Reasons Why Patriarchy Is Bad (And Feminism Is Good) For Men

I Was in Special Ed

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9 Helpful Tips for the Feminist First-Year College Student

Jessica Williams Explains Why Catcalling Isn’t a Compliment — It’s Creepy

If You’re a Feminist Healthcare Worker, Intentional Language Is a Must – Here’s How to Do It

How to Spot a Fake Ally – And Why You Don’t Have to Settle for Their Phony Support

On Feminism and Faith

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Being ‘Too Sensitive’ Isn’t the Problem – Oppression Is

There Is No ‘Real’ Feminist: Why You Can Be One Anyway

3 Ways Feminists Uphold Oppression When They Exclude Parents

This Is Not “Female Privilege” — This Is Misogyny

Your Favorite Media Is Problematic – Here’s How to Deal (And What Not to Do)