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On the Internet of Women with Moira Weigel

“Feminism,” the writer and editor Marie Shear famously said in an often-misattributed quote, “is the radical notion that women are people.” The genius of this line, of course, is that it appears to be entirely non-controversial, which reminds us all the more effectively of the past century of fierce debates surrounding women’s equality. And what ...

How the ‘x’ became a sign of female solidarity in the age of harassment

05.14.2019 · Posted in Technology Articles

One letter of the alphabet has more currency than all the others combined. That letter is "x".  Unlike in mathematics, the value of "x" is known in the era of internet messagingThat "x" is most often used to convey a kiss when affixed to the end... ...

Labor of Love app aims to ease women’s ‘mental load’ by turning household chores into a game

04.30.2019 · Posted in Technology Articles

The so-called mental load, famously the subject of a viral comic about the domestic to-do list managed almost exclusively by women, is now the inspiration for a new appLabor of Love aims to make women feel appreciated for their unseen or unrecognized... ...

Sports Illustrated first: Swimsuit issue features model wearing a hijab and burkini

04.30.2019 · Posted in Technology Articles

Somali-American model Halima Aden just made history as the first to ever wear a hijab and burkini in Sports Illustrated’s signature swimsuit issue. The 21-year-old will appear in the May 2019 issue of the magazine with a series photographed by ... ...

All-male band Green Day writes ‘handbook’ for rebellious women and nope we did not ask for this

04.03.2019 · Posted in Technology Articles

Green Day, a band consisting of three men, has written a "handbook" for "every woman who refuses to capitulate."  The book was illustrated by artist Frank Caruso, also a man. So yep, that makes four men and zero women authoring... a handbook aim... ...

Soccer stars Alex Morgan and Megan Rapinoe share tips for getting paid what you’re worth

04.02.2019 · Posted in Technology Articles

The U.S. women's national soccer team is famous for crushing it at the World Cup and the Olympics. The team's accomplished athletes, including forwards Alex Morgan, Megan Rapinoe, and Christen Press, also happen to be among the best-known champions f... ...

Women are sharing their experiences of receiving unsolicited advances from men

03.25.2019 · Posted in Technology Articles

If you've ever had to pretend to have a boyfriend or husband to get out of an uncomfortable or threatening situation, then you'll know that it can be a terrifying and isolating experience. But, you're not alone and these responses to Jameela Jamil's ... ...