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    Call Me Maybe - Feminist Ryan Gosling Edition

    Who says feminists have no sense of humor? This is from the folks at the School of Social Work at Portland State U.

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    Funny Video of the Day: Wing it Parenthood with Connie Britton

    Outspoken Planned Parenthood supporter, Connie Britton appears in this Funny or Die video about Planned Parenthood's budget cuts.

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    Guest Post: The Strong Women of Copper

    BBC America is premiering its first original series Copper this week. The story follows Kevin Corcoran, an Irish-American boxer-turned-cop (played by Tom Weston-Jones) who returns to New York from the Civil War. His wife has vanished; his daughter is dead. Kevin sets ou...

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    Remembering Helen Gurley Brown: A Complicated Legacy

    Like many feminists, I have some problems with Cosmopolitan.

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    Feminist Pussy Riot Band on Trial in Russia

    Something horrific is going on in Moscow that needs a lot more attention.  Three women who are members of the feminist punk band Pussy Riot were jailed several months ago for "hooliganism" and "inciding religious hatred" for staging an peaceful protest action at Moscow's...

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    Guest Post: Until the Fat Girl Swims

    Many filmmakers talk about how their vocation is a "labor of love." For most of us, the "labor" can frequently exceed the "love." However, when we release our films out into the world it gives us pride to inspire, touch, and even occasionally enrage our audiences. That,...

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    Feminist Dad of the Day: Christian Bale

    I was reading the Batman cover story in EW and I wanted to shaare this quote from the interview with Christian Bale.

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    Guest Post: Why Catwoman is the Best Part of The Dark Knight Rises

    I owe Christopher Nolan and Anne Hathaway an apology.

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    Hollywood Feminists of the Day: Jada Pinkett Smith and Willow Smith

    After the KONY 2012 video went viral this past spring and its subsequent fallout, much of the celebrity community has quieted down about human trafficking and modern slavery. But the video inspired, Willow Smith, daughter of Jada Pinkett Smith and Will Smith, to start researching human trafficking a...

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    Will Catwoman Be a Breakout Feminist Character?

    As The Dark Knight Rises hits fever peak I've been wondering about Anne Hathaway's character of Catwoman.  Will she be like Michelle Pfeiffer's in Batman Returns who as I recall was a bit bonkers, or will she be more contemporary and powerful?

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