"I can’t address the injustices I’ve experienced as a woman without addressing the injustices I’ve experienced as a Black person."
And that's on equality.
Vogue’s editor is now promising to do better for Black employees and readers. Does she not realize that she, largely alone, had all the power all along?
"Put a finger down if you did something with a man that you didn't want to do because you were scared to say no..."
We wanna hear your stories.
Lana Del Rey Seemed To Drag Artists Like Beyoncé, Cardi B, And Ariana Grande In A Statement On Instagram, And People Are Pissed
"Let this be clear, I'm not not a feminist."
In reimagining the conservative activist Phyllis Schlafly as a prestige-TV antihero, the new FX series Mrs. America overlooks some uncomfortable realities.
Blackman was also known for her work in the 1960s TV series The Avengers.
You can thank a woman for the WiFi you're using right now.
The Hulu documentary Hillary dwells on the past without shedding much new light on Clinton’s career or our political present.
One of the best ways to spend Women's Day, don't you agree?
"So I want to say, I have tried, and I will keep trying."
Simpson's Open Book is a more candid chronicle than Miss Americana, but each one offers a portrait of a young woman finding herself in the music industry in a different and revealing way.
A small but growing number of men doing sex work are catering to women clients by taking consent and gender equality seriously — and offering emotional labor as part of the deal.
In 2019, mainstream American culture has wrestled with (white, middle-class) straightness — and the question of whether it might be an ultimately doomed project.
It's been a good decade for feminist comebacks.
I’ve noticed a lot of brilliant women, real and fictional, giving up on shouting and taking a darkly sarcastic approach to their grievances instead.
I worship at the altar of these witchy women (and men)!
Critically acclaimed essayist Meghan Daum has written a new book, The Problem With Everything, that ironically lacks the nuance she claims to be seeking.
One woman's perfect day is another woman's sexist pageant from hell.
They're all kinda ridiculous, but can you spot the real from the fake?
It’s clear that surrogacy is a women’s rights issue, at the heart of debates over bodily autonomy and choice.
By surrounding myself with friends who don’t diet-shame — and filling my Instagram feed with beautiful fat and queer bodies — I seek my own version of “wellness.”
Sometimes, the funniest and most feminist thing a man — or a movie — can do is stop pretending that everything is fine.
"Oh, terribly sorry, sir, but I no longer roll over for men who do the bare minimum." —A woke dog, when told to roll over
"My favorite mythical creatures are the happy girls from tampon commercials."
“Women, lesbians, and families become the collateral damage.”
It's never too early!
“So apparently sleeping doesn’t make your problems go away. I woke up and everything still sucked. Shocked and upset.”
The future is female!
Instagram-friendly explosions of pink and blue aren't just annoying — they further ingrain what we've spent centuries trying to root out.
The "LOL League" was a shitposting group for some of French media's most popular Twitter users, where they would coordinate abuse against women, people of color, and the LGBT community.
"People who back into parking spots just want attention."
After a lifetime of assuming I would never excel in a sport, my body is proving me wrong.
Are you more of a Summer or a Clementine??
"Crazy that every person in front of you at an ATM has never used an ATM before."
Organizers said 5 million women joined the protest, stretching across the state of Kerala in India.
And will continue to do so.
Zines have long been a way for marginalized communities to record their stories and organize. Zine libraries are making sure those histories aren't forgotten.
The fight over transgender rights has ignored a key group: pro-trans feminists. Here, leading feminist thinkers told BuzzFeed News why feminism should include trans people.
I get the desire to take comfort in cheerful stories of women’s triumph, from Ocean's 8 to On the Basis of Sex. But in 2018, I haven’t found them very comforting.
Laura Luelmo’s murder is the latest incident to put gender violence in Spain under the spotlight.
"There's gonna be ANOTHER year?"
AND A HAPPY NEW YEAR!
The reality of Silicon Valley is that it’s commerce by any means necessary. And the reality of Sandberg is that she’s excellent at it.
"The fastest land mammal is a toddler who’s been asked what’s in their mouth."
The author, activist, and former mommy blogger has been encouraging her mostly white fans to speak up and empower themselves. What happens when her new advice is to shut up, listen, and let women of color lead the way?
Diablo Cody and Karyn Kusama, the screenwriter and director of Jennifer’s Body, are coming to terms with the critical reappraisal of their 2009 flop.
"Don’t ever let a recipe tell you how much garlic to put in. You measure that with your heart."
Are you more of a manic pixie dream girl or just the BFF?
"Ever since I hit 30, being roasted by teens has overtaken my fear of sharks."
"Is it rude if I ask my employer to pay me?"
“It’s like me and a bunch of middle-aged retired ladies,” Natalie Marquez, a 20-year-old Beto ambassador from Brownsville, said. “Well, and a few very brave men.”
"Cool story, bro, now go chop some lumber."
"PER MY LAST EMAIL"
No one-dimensional portrayals or stereotypes here.
"Damn, McDonald's, you a freak."
"If Susan Collins had my back in a knife fight, I’d save time and stab myself in the front."
There have always been women artists, it's just that historically they've gotten less attention.
“All women entering public life are targets,” one Iraqi activist told BuzzFeed News.
Let these ladies inspire you!
Christine Blasey Ford may have proven herself — to a handful of senators and millions of Americans watching — to be a credible witness to her own trauma. But through no fault of her own, she has also reinforced the incredibly high bar of believability.
“Feminism is insanity from the standpoint of a normal person,” said Russian lawmaker Vitaly Milonov, as he called for people to be prosecuted under laws that allow for a five-year prison sentence.
Spoiler alert: it's exhausting.
Why is this still a thing?
"Initially, I ignored it. But, I couldn't stand the shit that was written in the ad."
Jameela Jamil got very candid about society's obsession with vanity and sending unhealthy messages to women.
Please, gush about your favourite women in STEM.
Pretty Woman is charming, but do we really need this show in 2018?
"And I'm here with a Prada suit on, not a stitch of makeup, and a haircut, and I feel like why can't I exist in the world in that way?"
"I hate when my friend starts dating an idiot and I have to be like how could you bring this man into our lives."
No girl in glasses can stand a chance, apparently!
At the Pro-Life Women’s Convention in Missouri, anti-abortion advocates pushed for women-centric language and Pinterest-style campaigns over the bloody posters and antagonism favored by the old guard.
"I hope Mindy Kaling keeps her baby's paternity a secret for so long that eventually her daughter is forced to have a Mamma Mia."
Endometriosis is a chronic condition that affects 700,000 Australian women.
These magazine covers — simultaneously smart and dumb, progressive and retrograde — are a Rosetta stone for understanding sex and womanhood in the Me Decade.
"Don't body-shame the wildfires."
The days of the watercooler show may be numbered, but Sharp Objects suggests that prestige drama could still develop into something new.
"If you think women are the weaker sex, try pulling the blankets back to your side."
"Wish I could put my titties in a ponytail."
Don't worry ladies – there's plenty of "problem areas" left to identify.
"Drake is such a Carrie Bradshaw."
"Ribbed condoms don’t even taste like ribs."
"My customer service voice is the fakest bitch. I don’t know her."
"I’ve dated a lot of white guys which is surprising cause i’m a history major."
"Every time you say, 'be safe, be aware, do this', it's not just the victim blaming that makes us so mad. It's that we already fucking do that and men still murder us."
"Friend-zoning is no longer a thing it’s all about son-zoning and telling boys they are your tiny infant baby son."
"Boys will be boys" just doesn't cut it.
"Please. Edward Said is my father. Call me Ted Talk."
"No one asks Anurag Kashyap why his characters swear so much."
"The message is: We want Wales to be the safest place to be a woman in the whole of Europe."
"How to be hot but also somehow completely unaware of how hot you are."