Summer Vacation? Think Again →
Don't Women Have Opinions? →
It's 2012 already: why is opinion writing still... →
deborahsiegel: Maddening. And why we do what we do. Thx, Erika Fry and #OpEdProject for writing this! Truth!
Best Commencement Speeches for the Class of 2012 →
5 Feminist Nonfiction Books You Can't Miss →
Millennials, Activism, and Race: A New Study →
5 Feminist Fiction Books You Can't Miss →
Cogito Ergo Doom: From The Lauren Project: Don't... →
thelaurenproject: Graduation season has triggered some memories for me, memories of sitting in my friend’s backyards as their parents toasted their futures and we lavished well wishes upon each other. But specifically, I remember hearing time and again my female friends being complimented… This!
Attn Feminist Job Seekers!
jessicavalenti: If anyone is looking for a feminist job, here are a few that just came up…pass them around! Associate Editor, Ms. magazine Director of Operations, Girls Write Now Communications Coordinator, Girls Write Now
the fulfillment of fireworks: Breakfast at... →
samsanator: feministjillian said: I’m sorry…. HOW HAVE YOU NOT SEEN BREAKFAST AT TIFFANY’S BEFORE THIS YEAR?! I KNOW, RIGHT?! I couldn’t really believe it either, until I was browsing Netflix and saw it there and was like, “Hmm, I have never seen this before!” I absolutely loved… It’s formulaic to be sure: girl is broken, girl meets guy, guy falls in love because she’s...
An Open Letter to My Students →
“Like the firefly, you already know how to make light.”
Bikini Hockey League Demeaning to Women and Sports →
Aside from its many problems, the new bikini hockey league demeans women’s sports by saying women aren’t athletic unless scantily clad.
Me: Where is my pizza?
Tim: It's ready, go get it.
Me: Why is it not cut up and put in my hands?
Tim: (stares) Because you haven't cut it up and put it in your hands.
feministjillian said: I’m sorry…. HOW HAVE YOU NOT SEEN BREAKFAST AT TIFFANY’S BEFORE THIS YEAR?! I KNOW, RIGHT?! I couldn’t really believe it either, until I was browsing Netflix and saw it there and was like, “Hmm, I have never seen this before!” I absolutely loved it. She is the best feisty female character ever. So much better than the rom-coms of today.
Rookie: rookie feminism club or...something?... →
totesawunderkind: Okay I just had an epiphany today and it was all thanks to rookiemag, but I’m still on the edge. I was thinking I could make a school club revolving around feminism and teenage girls which would encourage open-mindedness, female empowerment, teen issues, and even fashion…. I’m a high school teacher, and one of the girls in my class wanted to start something like...
Me: I have to write a piece about Bikini Hockey.
Tim: I actually heard about that.
Me: What do I even say about it? It's disgusting.
Tim: I think you need a stronger adjective.
feministjillian asked: Two truths and a lie.
feministjillian asked: Who would play you and your closest people in the movie version of your life?
feministjillian asked: Fictional dinner party - eight guests, dead or alive, including you. Go!
feministjillian asked: Every had a celebrity encounter? What happened?
feministjillian asked: Favorite children's book?
I would LOVE it if you would ask me something! →
Is Fashion Feminist? →
I truly believe that a good outfit, like a good recipe, should only have about 5 ingredients.
The booty that launched a thousand ships
shitmystudentswrite: The booty of Helen of Troy was legendary. Ha!
What the type of dog you have says about you →
“Terrier Potential to be a loyal, family-oriented person. Can be snarky and have an east-coast attitude.” Pretty much.
Thank a Teacher This Week →
And every week.
For the survivor who chooses to testify, it is clear: his duty is to bear...– Elie Wiesel, Night (via bookmania)
The one thing we cannot do is turn away. For our humanity also does not have the...– A Wedding in Haiti, Julia Alvarez
We should be held accountable for our fears, be forced to journey to the hearts...– A Wedding in Haiti, Julia Alvarez