Support Anti-Street Harassment Day: Hollaback!

Earlier this month, Hollaback! Buenos Aires founder Inti Maria Tidball-Binz was featured in Argentina’s El Guardián newspaper, but the coverage was far from celebratory. Writer Juan Terranova belittled the movement, stating that street harassment is okay. As if Terranova couldn’t be any more infuriating, he ended by threateneing Tidball-Binz, I finish here with a wish […]

Don’t Ms. These Feminist Events: December 6-12 Edition

As I’m writing this from the airport–you know, jetting around to fabulous feminist events is a lifestyle for me–I’m thinking about one event  that is particularly important this week: the latest chapter in saga of California’s Prop 8, a constitutional amendment banning gay marriage that may eventually be considered in the U.S. Supreme Court. Today, […]

Don’t Ms. These Feminist Events: December 1 – 6

 December 1 is World AIDS Day, a time to bring awareness about HIV/AIDS, pay respect to those who have passed and show that comprehensive HIV/AIDS care is a human-rights issue. This year’s theme is “Universal Access and Human Rights” to garner global attention to the rights of persons living with HIV/AIDS and expanding universal access […]

We Heart: Ryan Gosling, Actor and Feminist

I think we can all agree that Ryan Gosling is ridiculously good looking. Beyond that he is supremely talented, starring in such films as “The Believer”, “The Notebook”, “Half Nelson” (which won him an Oscar nomination for his portrayal of an inner-city schoolteacher with a drug problem) and “Lars and the Real Girl” (a film […]