feminism

Tacocat Makes Me Kind of Want to Ride the Crimson Wave

Tacocat Makes Me Kind of Want to Ride the Crimson Wave

Let’s be real. Very few women look forward to their monthly visit from the bloody cosmos, save possibly an old hippie somewhere who feels at one with the moon (much respect to you tho, old hippie lady). Adorably palindromic Seattle band Tacocat actually kind of makes me psyched about surfing the old crimson wave, thanks(…)

Lady Power! The ‘You Don’t Own Me’ PSA

Lady Power! The ‘You Don’t Own Me’ PSA

Love, love, love, love, love. This video features some of the coolest women around – off the dome: Lena Dunham, Carrie Brownstein, Tavi, Natasha Lyonne, Sia, Zoe Kravitz, Miranda July, Lesley Gore – lip synching FOR THEIR LIVES to the aforementioned Ms. Gore’s “You Don’t Own Me.” To quote the Vimeo page: Women, let’s rise(…)

Draw the Line Gets PA Fired Up!

Draw the Line Gets PA Fired Up!

PA bestie Kat sent the below email and video today and I immediately came to Power Animals to share with y’all. Ladies just can’t catch a break, right? First likened to farm animals, and now entrapped in binders. Sign the petition and watch the vid below, you guys! Tell *all the a-holes* that we are(…)

Must Watch: Miss Representation

The portrayal of women in the media has interested / appalled me for as long as I can remember. Often, men are allowed to just be men, while women are plinkoed into “this or that” slots – bitch or bimbo, hot or busted, innocent or slutty, skinny or fat. And it’s not only reality shows(…)

Amanda Visell’s Posters for Girls

When Nicki Minaj started Roman’s Revenge with the line, “I am not Jasmine. I am Aladdin.” she was onto something. For every little girl out there that dreams of being a princess, there is another who wants to get shit done herself without waiting for some rich dude to do it for her. My hope(…)

Is the Middle East Ready for Cosmo?

It was announced earlier this month that Cosmopolitan magazine, the world’s best selling magazine for young women, is extending its glorious handjob-giving tentacles into the Middle East. This announcement follows quick on the heels of the first issue of the Cosmo Mongolian edition, which launched in December of last year. I’m actually pretty excited to(…)