What’s sexier than a brilliant, Internet-savvy, queer, liberal prime-time news host with an Oxford University degree? Yeah, I can’t think of anything either. Since her show on MSNBC began in […]
Author: Amy Borsuk
Black Teen Mom Denied Valedictorian Title
For most high school students in the U.S., balancing academics, college applications, extracurricular activities, sports, part-time jobs and commitments to friends and family can be a big challenge. But for […]
Setting The Record Straight… Or Rather, Queer!
Hey, my fellow queer folk! Guess what? We’re finally making history! Or rather, California is finally acknowledging that we’ve always been making history. In an it’s-about-time turn of events, California Governor […]
Don’t Ms.: Comedy for Choice, Sassy Magazine, Miranda July, and More!
Another week, another collection of amazing feminist events that make me wish more than ever that I could be in multiple places at once! Hopefully one (or more) of these […]
Success! Milk Pulls PMS Campaign, Starts “Got Discussion?”
Feminists have been up in arms in recent weeks over the California Milk Processor Board campaign that trots out stereotypes of PMS-ing “psycho-bitches” and “insensitive men” in order to sell […]
Hermione Granger and the Fight for Equal Rights
Well, that’s it. I just came home from my last-ever midnight Harry Potter showing. And as I sit here in my shock that it all has ended, one of the […]
NEWSFLASH: Disclosure Law for Fake Clinics Blocked in NYC; Federal Law Against False Advertising Reintroduced
When last we spoke to New York City Council member Jessica Lappin, she felt confident that the truth-in-advertising bill she successfully proposed–which requires crisis pregnancy centers (CPCs) to disclose whether […]
Join the Fight to Help Burma
When the world last heard from Aung San Suu Kyi, the Nobel Peace Prize-winning human rights activist and feminist hero from Burma (Myanmar), she had been released from a collective […]
Last Woman on the Space Shuttle in T-5, 4, 3, 2, 1!
Today, at 11:29 a.m. EDT, Sandy Magnus blasted off–becoming the last woman astronaut to enter space via the NASA space shuttle program. Magnus is a NASA veteran, with two previous […]
Michigan Affirmative-Action Ban Overturned
While we were all celebrating Independence Day by lighting barbecues and firing up sparklers, the U.S. 6th Circuit Court of Appeals was reigniting the affirmative-action flame. Thanks to a 2-1 […]