Nigerian music is gaining momentum across the world, but a study of hip hop lyrics and videos shows how the music also negatively affects women.
Mink, the first woman of color in Congress, brought a racially and historically aware brand of feminism into lawmaking and ran for president in 1972. But women's history largely overlooks her.
Is the statue a fitting tribute to the fierce feminist writer?
Popular culture is full of images of muscly men with 'six packs'. But new research finds women look for other qualities when it comes to a long-term relationship.
A Trump loss on Nov. 3 would demonstrate that the grassroots organizing of American women has paid off.
On Oct. 25 Chile will decide whether to replace its dictatorship-era constitution with a new one written wholly by the Chilean people. The vote shows how protests can change the course of a nation.
First published in October 1970, The Female Eunuch has never been out of print.
They chained themselves to buildings, entered male-only pubs and were dragged out by police. The documentary Brazen Hussies tells the story of the warriors of second wave feminism.
His name has become a byword for deviancy and sexual cruelty. But Sade has also provided creative inspiration for generations of writers and artists.
Written in 1929, this short, passionate book highlighting the silencing of women's voices continues to shape our culture.
As the finance minister of a G7 nation, Chrystia Freeland has entered a club of political leaders whose entire world view is shaped by neoliberalism. Will she find a way to promote real feminism?
Ruth Bader Ginsburg's death sparked many tributes to her work ending sex discrimination against women. That work also paved the way for successes in the fight for equal rights for the LGBTQ community.
In the 13 years the show has been on the air, the Kardashians have become a cultural juggernaut shaping culture as we know it.
Cardi B and Megan Thee Stallion's song has cause an uproar for its explicit expression of female sexuality.
In this age of social distancing and lockdowns, communion is hard to find especially for more than two million Australians who live alone. A whipsmart feminist podcast can help.
The authors argue South Asian immigrants to Canada have become complicit in the state's racial and capitalist agendas.
There are reasons many female writers chose to publish under male pseudonyms. Republishing their books under their female names denies them agency.
The Women's Prize for Fiction has just published 25 literary works by female authors with their real names for the first time. Could we do the same for Miles Franklin and Henry Handel Richardson here?
When female public figures are sexualised it takes away from their perceived competence. For Brett Sutton, it seems to be a bonus. But that doesn't mean it's a good thing.
From having small brains to being better at reading, it is often argued that women aren't well suited to do science.