BY Hannah Baxter
on Jun 24, 2014
In the past year, Buzzfeed, that pinnacle of workplace distractions, has become something of a crystal ball for those searching for a deeper understanding of his or her inner psyche. I swear sometimes it's like a tiny internet paw is reaching through my computer screen and telling me, "It's okay if your sense of direction is akin to a drunken toddler. Everything is going to be okay once I tell you whether or not you win at eating." Well, that is a bad example because, duh, I freaking RULE at eating. My ability to smash a sushi boat cannot be rivaled. Read More
BY Amy Carlberg
on May 09, 2014
Well Buzzfeed, you've done it again. This might be your best quiz yet. May many male tears be shed on this day of glory.
Find out how misandrist you are simply by checking a few boxes! The jokes go from "ouchy mama" to "HOOOO BURN" to "Wow. Just wow. Society, man." Preach, BF, let's all just #BanMen.
I answered a little too honestly, mostly because I was laughing too hard to click, so I got: "You're well on your way to becoming the misandrist you've always dreamed of being. Read More
Identifying as a feminist is a profoundly personal decision, colored by the nuances of our own experiences. In The Feminine Mystique, the great Betty Friedan suggested that for feminists, the personal is the political, that our private thoughts and desires necessitate public action. Because of the intimate nature of the movement, it’s easy to scrutinize judge other women, but internal strife often stalls social change. Susan B. Read More
BY Brittany Allen
on Apr 10, 2014
Say you're walking from Social Spot A to Social Spot B with a group of three other friends. There's a brief, comfortable lapse in conversation. How likely are you to take the moment to assign everyone their counterparts from Girls/Sex and the City? Be true:
a) What? That's bizarre. I don't even watch those shows.
b) Ha – I think I've played that game at a party once or twice, but only for giggles.
c) Pretty likely. Especially if we're new friends, then it's kind of an icebreaker.
d) I unabashedly assign everyone television counterparts all the time. Like, strangers, too. Read More
Although the definition of “feminist” is becoming more broad, there’s still a little bit of confusion about the term. And that’s totally apparent in the online quizzes that pop up if you google “Am I A Feminist?” So I was relieved to see a new take on the quiz, one that accepts all kinds of feminists!
The quiz, entitled “Am I a F@cking Feminist?” asks one question: “I believe in the complete equality of men and women: Yes or No.” If you answer yes, you’re a feminist. Read More