A Year of Yes: The Sackler Center Celebrates Ten Years of Feminist Art

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.

Q&A: Author Frances Hardinge on Writing Stories that Speak for Freedom

“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.”

The Feminist Bookstore Re-Envisioning What Was Once a Movement Staple

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.

Powered By Girl Reminds Us Why Intergenerational Feminist Activism Matters

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.

The Abuse of Leslie Jones Shows Us How Tokenism Sets the Stage for Hate

We need to be vigilant about how unconscious tokenism affects the perception of black women in popular media and beyond.

A (Queer) Midsummer Night’s Dream

Just why does A Midsummer Night’s Dream lend itself so well to queer reinterpretations?

All-Woman Exhibition Explores Art as Activism

How do we effect positive change through art? In this exhibition, self-identified women artists responded to this question.

Still Revolutionary: Inside the Sister Chapel Revival

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.

15 Years Later, Elle Woods is Still One of Our Favorite Feminists

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.