Well, looks like we weren't the only ones that thought even suggesting a ban on the word feminist was inconceivable…
Anne Theriault, a Canadian journalist, was just as fired up. In 140 characters inspired by The Princess Bride, she launched the greatest meme of 2014. Enjoy the origin story and our ten favorite iterations of #feministprincessbride.
Having @time include feminist on their words to ban list makes me want to say it even more, like a ... Read More
BY Teresa Lu
on May 03, 2013
You may have seen this video of a girl in her bedroom wearing a pair of oversized Stewie Griffin pajama pants, dancing to Run-D.M.C. The video is known on the internets as “weird girl dancing” and now has over 2 million views on YouTube.
The chick in the vid is Lauren Tallichet, who originally posted the video on her Tumblr. She has recently posted another, longer and more hilarious video featuring her in the same huge pants, promenading through ... Read More
BY Erika W. Smith
on Sep 20, 2012
If you’ve ever read the comments on an article or blog post even slightly related to feminism, you’ve probably come across plenty of troll-y arguments.
“Feminists hate men!”
“You just enjoy being offended.”
“You’re being silly and overemotional.”
Now, you can turn all your comment-induced rage into fun with the Interactive Feminist Bingo Card! The card places troll-y comments ... Read More
BY Intern Scarlet
on Sep 01, 2012
Some of you Internet users may be familiar with the ‘Idiot Nerd Girl’ meme. For those who are not, it's a meme depicting a young girl with thick plastic-framed glasses, on top of images emblazoned with a joke about what a poseur she is and how she doesn’t understand nerd culture. Examples include‘42 lolololol. Douglas Adams? Who is that? and ‘Monty Python is the funniest guy ever.'
These jokes are weak because they perpetuate the already annoying ... Read More