Cinderella's Surprising Feminist Agenda

The new movie gives us a strong-willed heroine with a backbone—if one not immediately apparent. Read...
Contributed by Deborah Stokel | 03.31.15

How Do I Learn To Love My Body After Losing Weight?

When it comes to your physique, your mind can actually work against you. Read...
Contributed by Joni Edelman | 03.30.15
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Lena Dunham's Jewish Boyfriend Quiz And The Truth About Anti-Semitism

In the U.S., anti-Semitism is universally condemned. This means that, effectively, anti-Semitism doesn't exist. Read...
Contributed by Noah Berlatsky | 03.30.15
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New Technology, Same Old Misogyny

We need to talk about online misogyny within a wider cultural context of woman-hating. Read...
Submitted by Meagan Tyler | 03.30.15

Alexandra Levit: Workplace Expert, Author

new york times columnist. educator. obama adviser, nbd. Read...
Contributed by Manju Latha Kalanidhi | 03.30.15

Alice N. Muwonge: New Oakland Arrival

Spotted in: Downtown Oakland Read...
Contributed by Erika Pino | 03.28.15
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Goodbye Fashion Police (And Maybe Good Riddance)

it is superficial and I will fully own up to it—to walk the red carpet in a fashion statement of my very own is my life-long, undying dream. Read...
Contributed by Tabitha Blankenbiller of PDXXCollective | 03.30.15

Men Aren't Stupid And Women Aren't Crazy

Until we’re ready to sit in vulnerability, both genders will continue to battle the stereotypes they are so desperate to be rid of. Read...
Contributed by Heather Gray of The Good Men Project | 03.29.15
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It's Time To Change How We Look At The Teen Brain

It's worth questioning some of our assumptions about adolescent inferiority. Read...
Contributed by Noah Berlatsky | 03.29.15

Everyone Hates The Tall Guy: Flash Fiction

For the record, I didn’t mean to be born so tall. I didn’t ask for bulky shoulders or a head that doesn’t fit most hats. Read...
Contributed by Kate Ryan | 03.29.15
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Ravish Me This . . . Top 5 Reads Of The Week

Pin-up fashion help. Sex-talk with kids. And accidentally "fluffing" a porn star. Being a woman is amazing. Read...
by Katie Tandy | 03.28.15

And In This Corner, The Fantasy Girl-Fight Zine Of Our Dreams

Women have a "proper place," even in fantastic far away universes of the ultra-violent. When women in fighting games kick ass, it's done for sex Read...
by Jetta Rae DoubleCakes | 03.28.15

That Time I Failed To Date Myself

I know I’m not easy to love, or date. I know this because I dated myself. Read...
by Jetta Rae DoubleCakes | 03.27.15

Some Helpful Career Advice From A Pompous Mansplainer

"No self-respecting journalist or publication would ever hire someone who employs the word 'sh--' as a title for anything." Read...
Contributed by Kate Ryan | 03.27.15

Literary Life Lessons From 5 Extraordinary Black Female Protagonists

Literature provides space for Black women to see happiness and triumph. Read...
Contributed by Evette Dionne | 03.27.15

Fiction Friday: At Fourteen

His mouth was soft. He could swear, make out, act indifferent, complain, and get embarrassed all in five minutes. Read...
Contributed by Janet Shell Anderson | 03.27.15

Why I Won't Be Losing Weight For My Wedding

The wedding industrial complex is doing everything in its power to convince me I need to lose weight. And it's taking every ounce of self-will to not Read...
by Nikki Gloudeman | 03.27.15
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Online Isn't The "Real World"—And Other Dangerous Lies

Check out more stories from Ravishly's special series on misogynist trolling Read...
Submitted by Chris Kluwe | 03.27.15
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How Lee Daniels’ Empire Improved Upon Tyler Perry’s Brand Of Drama

Tyler Perry must be somewhere cursing Lee Daniels for stealing his “all of it, everything, more is never enough” formula of storytelling. Read...
Contributed by Demetria Lucas D'Oyley of The Grio | 03.26.15
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Where Are All The Female Philosophers?

Is the gender of the philosopher a marginal curiosity—or is it more central? Read...
Contributed by Noah Berlatsky | 03.26.15