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Father’s Day is coming up this Sunday! Did you forget again?? Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered! Here are some go-to gifts for your feminist father. You’re welcome. 1. Redefining Girly: How Parents Can Fight the Stereotyping and Sexualizing of Girlhood, From Birth to Tween by Melissa Atkins Wardy Melissa Atkins Wardy outlines the stereotypes girls face from birth, and walks parents through effective ways to overcome them. A must0have for all fathers!  2. "This Is What Feminism Looks Like" Mug If your dad needs his coffee before becoming...
While girl-group glamour may never go out of style, the past year has brought a full-blown, pop-culture comeback of the swingin’ ’60s. From Dreamgirls and Hairspray to the rise of everyone’s favorite rehabber, Amy Winehouse, mile-high hair is in again. Back in the day, harmonizing soulstresses like the Ronettes, the Shangri-Las, and the Marvelettes were among the first to epitomize the decade’s famous ’do and teach the world a thing or two about how to wield a can of Aqua Net. Defying gravity is easier...
  Amy Schumer just hit a major career milestone: She’s on the cover of Vogue (and in a great Vogue video below). We’ve been following Amy since the beginning of her career: We named her “The New Queen Of Comedy” on our April/May 2014 cover and two-plus years, four seasons of Inside Amy Schumer, and one Trainwreck later, we’ve been proved right many times over.   Watch this video on The Scene.   In honor of Amy’s big moment, we’re ranking her 10 best magazine covers:  10. Glamour, August 2015, photo by Matt...
Senator Chris Murphy and other Democrats gave up the Senate floor early Thursday morning after speaking for nearly 15 straight hours about gun control. The filibuster, which is the eighth-longest filibuster in the U.S. Senate since 1900, came just days after a mass shooting at a popular Orlando gay club that left 49 dead and many more injured.   Here are 3 things you should know about the filibuster: 1. It looks like there will be a vote on gun control legislation. Murphy, a Democrat from Connecticut, took the...
A line of animated young men and women extended down Meadow St. in Brooklyn on a warm June evening last night. Music could be heard bumping all the way down the block, down to where the line wrapped around the corner. An outsider would think this was the wait to get into a hot New York club on a Friday night. That is, until they saw men and women with red armbands tied around their upper arms, handing out papers on clipboards to the waiting...