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.”
“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.
"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.
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.
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."
“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."
"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.
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.
"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.
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?"