The Brooklyn Museum is aiming to show that feminist artists—stretching across a span of decades and styles—have always known exactly how to push back.
“Most of my main characters do eventually choose to make a stand or follow their consciences. I guess at heart I’m an optimist. I believe that we can all make the jump.”
With so many feminist bookstores shutting their doors, it might seem unlikely that a new one would suddenly open them. But that’s exactly what happened when Troll Hole set up shop this April in Brooklyn.
This week, Lyn Mikel Brown’s Powered By Girl hits shelves. It’s a book about how adults can help girls organize for social and political change. It’s also a book about us.
We need to be vigilant about how unconscious tokenism affects the perception of black women in popular media and beyond.
Just why does A Midsummer Night’s Dream lend itself so well to queer reinterpretations?
How do we effect positive change through art? In this exhibition, self-identified women artists responded to this question.
The Sister Chapel was created in 1978 as a commentary on gender roles and the disenfranchisement of the feminine in history and culture. Now it’s back and more powerful than ever.
Elle Woods has been around for 15 years. Here’s some of our favorite quotes from the timeless Legally Blonde.
Beyond Ghostbusters: How Gender Reboots Perpetuate Hollywood’s Sexism and What We Should Do About It
When our understanding of gender reboots depends on the flawed interpretation of man as originator and woman as imitator, viewers are left with little more than a contemporary spin on the creation myth.