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“The Feminist Utopia Project” Imagines A World Without Misogyny

What would a feminist world look like? <i>The Feminist Utopia Project</i> anthology, which is currently in the making, aims to help us discover exactly that. …

28 Pictures Of Women From London's Lost '80s Subcultures

Anita Corbin spent 1980 and 1981 photographing women in London – she's now trying to find out where they are.<p>In this project I turned my attention to more personal visual details and I became increasingly interested in the effect appearences have on everybody's lives.The way we use dress as a means …

The 15 Biggest Summer Jams From 1999

Do you remember the songs that were the soundtrack to your summer 15 years ago?

5 religious leaders who became outspoken atheists

For a small subset of religious believers, quitting their faith is one of the hardest choices of their lives<p>The percentage of Americans who have abandoned religious faith has been growing rapidly in recent years, with one in five Americans citing “none” as their religious affiliation. Most of these …

We Don't Have to Use Trigger Warnings, But We Can Learn From Them

The fact that some students are requesting trigger warnings for college class materials is incredibly important and should be commended. Campuses …

16 Knock Knock Jokes That Are So Dumb They're Actually Amazing

"Knock knock, who's there?"

Ugliness and cynicism – all in the name of feminism

Another day, another ‘victory’ in the name of feminism. Jezebel, the feminist blog aimed at women’s interests, last week offered $10,000 to anyone who could provide them with ‘unaltered’ images of Lena Dunham’s American Vogue cover story. Within two hours, they received six images from the Annie …

An Interview with Australia's First Recognized Agender

Last Wednesday, Norrie May Welby made history—she became the first Australian to be formally recognized as being gender non-specific.<p>Last Wednesday, Norrie May Welby made history—she became the first Australian to be formally recognized as being gender non-specific. Born a male, Norrie underwent …

What Does It Mean to 'Drink Like a Woman' Today?

This is a Pink Lady: 15 oz. gin, 4 dashes of grenadine, and an egg white.<p>According to Shanna Farrell, the Pink Lady was popularized in the '50s. …

33 Amazingly Useful Websites You Never Knew Existed

Bookmark them all. Change your life forever.

18 Incredibly Important Cheese Puns To Make You Smile

It's cheesy, but it'll make you feel grate.

31 Glorious Shop Puns You'd Only Find In Britain

From Pundee to Punzance, we've scoured the country for the finest wordplay Britain has to offer.

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This Is What Heartbreak Looks Like In The Digital Age

It's often difficult to articulate the real pain and anguish involved in heartbreak. But artist Victoria Siemer seems to do it better than most, with her series "Human Error." Overlaying intimate Polaroids with computerized error messages, she cleverly connects the futility of dwelling on a broken …

“The Other Woman” shatters rom-com tropes for male infidelity

<b>Cameron Diaz, Leslie Mann and Kate Upton in "The Other Woman" (Twentieth Century Fox/Barry Wetcher)</b><p>The movie is not exactly genre-busting. But it manages to break new ground in rom-com portrayals of cheating men<p>Noah Berlatsky<p>April 24, 2014 11:00pm (UTC)<p><i>[Warning: Spoilers below]</i><p>In the rom-com world, …

Someone Inserted Beyonce Into Famous Paintings, And It's Just As Glorious As It Sounds

There's something about Beyonce that invites mashups with masterpieces. First there was the viral gold that is Beyonce Art History, a Tumblr that captions great artworks with apt Bey lyrics (full disclosure: it was created by Leigh Silver, a former HuffPost Arts intern).<p>Now, we present The Carter …

How Rigid Gender Expectations Harm Our Daughters And Sons

Reminder that strict notions of roles harm both women and men, by The Representation Project.<p>Patriarchal notions of manhood don't just harm women, they hurt men. Toxic definitions of masculinity lead to well-documented problems like high rates of gun violence, suicide and sexual violence. That's …

14 Beautiful Nabokovian Words You Should Incorporate Into Your Daily Speech

For all logophiles, logodaedalians, and logomancers.

What One Gender-Bending Photographer Learned From Wearing Other People's Clothes

Since 2007, artist Caleb Cole has been dressing as other people, donning knitted dresses and oversized formalwear in a beautiful identity crisis acted out on film. The photo series that followed, "Other People's Clothes," is an emotional and comedic take on the concept of self-portraiture that …

18 Things People Seem To Not Understand Because They Think “Feminism” Is A Dirty Word

(18 Reasons Why I Need Feminism)<p><b>(1)</b> I need feminism because some people equate being feared with being afraid. Because I clutch a pocket knife or a …