feminism

I need these nights now more than ever.

On Feminist Nights, Self-Care, And The Importance of Female Friendship

I need a reminder that this political nightmare can change, and that I’m not alone in my sense of helplessness, hopelessness. I need a reminder that Read...
Molly Thomson    |   03.15.17   |   SHARE
Voices
Mainstream pornography preaches messages about sex that are usually negative and dehumanizing to women.

Pornhub Launched A 'Sexual Health & Wellness Center,' But The Site Is The Wrong Messenger

To explain the problems mainstream porn represents for feminists (or more accurately, anyone not at the top of the porn industry food chain) could Read...
Jess Lahitou    |   03.10.17   |   SHARE
Sex + Love
Raven Matthews worked to overcome multiple obstacles, her life an embodiment of "Nevertheless, she persisted." (Image Credit: Courtney Privett)

Lovers & Fighters In America: Mother & Daughter Defy Stereotypes & Embody 'Nevertheless, She Persisted'

'The Lovers & Fighters of America' is a weekly column here at Ravishly featuring behind-the-scenes stories of inspirational people taking a Read...
Shannon Day    |   03.10.17   |   SHARE
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International Women's Day 2017: We Stand With You, Including You Who Can't Or Won't Strike

We are fortunate to be able to ignore our work today, and mindful of those who cannot. Read...
joni edelman   |   03.8.17   |   SHARE
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Image via Instagram (@2dopequeens).

12 Feminist Podcasts To Get You Through This Year

If you find yourself needing therapy a little more than usual right now, here are 12 feminist podcasts that will help you to fight back, to expand Read...
Molly Thomson    |   02.27.17   |   SHARE
Culture
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Not Your Grandmother’s Religion: Why My Parochial Education Was A Big Fail

I spent nine years attending Catholic School. I’m pretty sure I would have been there for twelve if the grades offered went beyond the Junior High Read...
Judith Liebaert    |   02.24.17   |   SHARE
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Finding And Losing The Pagan Community Through Activism

I wasn’t always a witch. Or a feminist. I lived a sheltered life as a child. We Read...
Bex vanKoot    |   02.24.17   |   SHARE
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Finding My Rebel Catholicism In Mexico City

In my rebel Catholicism, and the Catholicism that I see so many other Latinx people practice, faith and cynicism are dancing partners that invent Read...
Michelle Threadgould    |   02.24.17   |   SHARE