“Two, four, six, eight, Church and State don’t ovulate!” chanted the protesters at the Women’s Equality Day march held on Sunday’s anniversary of the passage of the 19th Amendment and organized by Women Organized to Resist and Defend (WORD). That amendment, passed on August 26, 1920, guaranteed women the right to vote, but some notable feminists still think the campaign for full equality is still alive and well. Read More
At this week’s luncheon in her honor, Gloria Steinem scooped herself by announcing to The Observer that she had an Op-Ed forthcoming in this week’s Sunday Times about her visit to South Korea, where she witnessed women’s groups fighting for peace. We asked her about her statements regarding the upcoming Playboy Club TV series (she’s, Read More
“Why are Republicans such dicks?” asked a pink cardboard phallus rising from the crowd at Foley Square in lower Manhattan on Saturday. Some 6,000 people had gathered to rally against the House Republicans’ vote to cut federal funding for Planned Parenthood.
“It’s great to see so many guys here,” said Kathleen Hanna, front woman of Read More
Editors from the most prestigious magazines–New Yorker, Harper’s, New York Review of Books, and The New Republic–responded to recent reports of gender imbalance at The Sisterhood today. All gave boilerplate responses: We know it’s bad. We’ll try harder. In the meantime, did you know we publish female writers x, y, and Read More
Tina Brown and Arianna Huffington were interviewed together by Harper’s Bazaar, because they are both women who run media companies that were recently merged and also they used to hang out in England.
It’s very indulgent and congratulatory, but whatever, they’ve earned it. And it has its charms! Like when they say they Read More
Huffington Post CEO Eric Hippeau was all over the news last week for reluctantly saying that the Huffington Post will be worth more than the Wall Street Journal in five years. What was he supposed to say? The Dow Jones President was right there, next to him at the Business Insider Ignition conference. Read More