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Why Does Liking Your Body — And Hating “Wellness Culture” — Still Seem So Radical?

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.”

“Long Shot” Is Refreshingly Honest About The Garbage Women Deal With

Sometimes, the funniest and most feminist thing a man — or a movie — can do is stop pretending that everything is fine.

These Cartoons Of "Woke" Dogs Make The World A Better Place, End Of Story

"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

19 Tumblr Posts About Women That Everyone Can Laugh At

"My favorite mythical creatures are the happy girls from tampon commercials."

Republicans Are Trying To Kill An LGBT Bill In Congress By Arguing It Hurts Women

“Women, lesbians, and families become the collateral damage.”

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17 Great Tumblr Posts I Saw This Week That You Need To Have In Your Life

“So apparently sleeping doesn’t make your problems go away. I woke up and everything still sucked. Shocked and upset.”

Opinion: Enough With The Gender Reveal Parties

Instagram-friendly explosions of pink and blue aren't just annoying — they further ingrain what we've spent centuries trying to root out.

A Secret Facebook Group Of Twitter Personalities Has Been Coordinating Harassment Against Women

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.

22 Of The Funniest Tweets By Women This Week

"People who back into parking spots just want attention."

The Gym Isn’t Usually A Safe Space For Fat Women, But It’s Become My Sanctuary

After a lifetime of assuming I would never excel in a sport, my body is proving me wrong.

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Which Notorious "Cool Girl" Movie Character Are You?

Are you more of a Summer or a Clementine??

29 Of The Best Tweets By Women This Week

"Crazy that every person in front of you at an ATM has never used an ATM before."

Millions Of Women Formed A 385-Mile-Long “Women’s Wall” To Protest Gender Inequality

Organizers said 5 million women joined the protest, stretching across the state of Kerala in India.

How Zine Libraries Are Highlighting Marginalized Voices

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.

These Women Are Making The Feminist Case For Trans Rights

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.

Why I’ve Had Trouble Buying Hollywood’s Version Of Girl Power

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.

Women Are Sharing This Murdered Teacher’s Last Tweet About Ending Gender Violence

Laura Luelmo’s murder is the latest incident to put gender violence in Spain under the spotlight.

Here Are The Best Tweets Written By Women This Week

"There's gonna be ANOTHER year?"

The Rise, Lean, And Fall Of Facebook's Sheryl Sandberg

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.

27 Of The Funniest Tweets By Women This Week

"The fastest land mammal is a toddler who’s been asked what’s in their mouth."

Glennon Doyle Is Trying To Wake Up White Women. Is It Working?

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?

You Probably Owe "Jennifer's Body" An Apology

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.

Here Are The Funniest Tweets Written By Women This Week

"Don’t ever let a recipe tell you how much garlic to put in. You measure that with your heart."

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Direct A Romantic Comedy, And We'll Reveal Which Female Movie Character Stereotype You Are

Are you more of a manic pixie dream girl or just the BFF?

26 Of The Funniest Tweets By Women This Week

"Ever since I hit 30, being roasted by teens has overtaken my fear of sharks."

22 Of The Funniest Tweets By Women This Week

"Is it rude if I ask my employer to pay me?"

Women Built The Beto Campaign In Texas — So Where Are The Men?

“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.”

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23 Movies That Actually Represent Women Well

No one-dimensional portrayals or stereotypes here.

24 Of The Funniest Tweets By Women This Week

"If Susan Collins had my back in a knife fight, I’d save time and stab myself in the front."

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整形で胸を大きくするべきか、悩んだ私が踏み切った理由

整形手術とフェミニストとしての理念の実践は相いれないのだろうか。

17 Painters Who Were Women, Despite Art History Making You Think It Has Always Mostly Been Men

There have always been women artists, it's just that historically they've gotten less attention.

Women Are Retreating From Public Life In Iraq After Several High-Profile Murders

“All women entering public life are targets,” one Iraqi activist told BuzzFeed News.

Would You Be Believed?

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.

An Anti-Manspreading Video Went Viral. Now One Russian Politician Wants To Criminalize Feminism.

“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.

Multiple Women Were Sent Rape Threats After Responding To A Sexist Matrimonial Ad

"Initially, I ignored it. But, I couldn't stand the shit that was written in the ad."

This Actress Calling Kim Kardashian An Agent For Patriarchy Is Trending On Twitter

Jameela Jamil got very candid about society's obsession with vanity and sending unhealthy messages to women.

Which Women In STEM Should We Know About?

Please, gush about your favourite women in STEM.

The Highs And Lows Of The “Pretty Woman” Musical

Pretty Woman is charming, but do we really need this show in 2018?

Lena Waithe's Reason For Cutting Off All Her Hair Is Actually A Master Class In Zero-Fucks Living

"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?"

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