feminism

Burger King doesn’t care about you, but neither do other marketers

On International Women’s Day this past Monday, Burger King UK tweeted “Women belong in the kitchen.” Its goal was to promote its new culinary scholarships for women. The chain apologized and took down the tweet after public backlash.Continue...

The MCU is finally making strides in women representation

Last week, when I opened Disney+, I was met with a banner promoting Captain Marvel with the caption “Celebrate International Women’s Day.” I was infuriated.Continue...

In global politics, this fall feels like a step backward for women

I can’t count the number of times I’ve heard someone use the word ‘feminist’ as an insult.Continue...

Barbie is a feminist, and she always has been

Girls start to feel the effects of the patriarchy from the moment they first walk through a toy aisle.Continue...

Reflecting on the legacy of Ruth Bader Ginsburg

In the 1970s, the fight to grant women equality under the US constitution was a losing one, but Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who would become a Supreme Court Justice, convinced the all-male court to take sex discrimination seriously by defending a case on a man’s right to drink beer.Continue...

Call it what you want, “WAP” is overdue

“WAP,” the highly anticipated collaboration between Cardi B and Megan Thee Stallion, has set tongues wagging over its explicit lyrics and raunchy music video.Continue...

Celebrating women one day a year isn’t enough

International Women’s Day (IWD) on March 8 gives the global community a chance to acknowledge women, past and present, who have made political, economic, social, and cultural strides toward gender equity. However, when it comes to addressing the struggles women face on a day-to-day level, IWD still misses the mark.Continue...

Trans-exclusionary feminism isn’t true feminism

Feminism is for all women, not just cisgender women.Continue...

Campus equity groups can do better to consider the needs of those who occupy multiple oppressed identities

In early January, Queen’s Female Leadership in Politics (QFLIP) held their fifth annual conference.Continue...

Media should spotlight women’s successes, not gender biases

Due to a historical lack of representation in the media to normalize their power, women face more scrutiny than men when they hold influential positions.Continue...

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