Because the protests in Gaza are unarmed and popular in nature, men are supporting women's involvement, raising hopes among activists of a path to greater gender equality.
After surveying six diverse feminists, Katie Halper—a writer, comedian and radio personality—found that not everyone in the feminist community is celebrating the prospect of a female president.
The women's rights movement in Great Britain had a martial arts-trained group that few knew about; a writer ponders how to get people to read about climate change when it's so depressing; and a look into how abolitionist Frederick Douglass became the most photographed man in America. These discoveries and more after the jump.
Several famous actresses have signed a letter opposing Amnesty International's proposal to decriminalize sex work. Veronica Bayetti Flores believes "their position is misguided in several ways."
Something bizarre happened on Wikipedia after what's known as "Gamergate" took place; the Jewish journalist who broke the story of Alberto Nisman's death in Argentina was forced to flee the country; meanwhile, a man in California reveals a hilarious new danger of walking while texting. These discoveries and more after the jump.
Back when I was a freshman in high school, a senior made a short documentary about a group of extremely young feminists in my class who were dismissed as "dirty girls."