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#Feminism

# feminism - Tuesday 7 March, 2017

Fury in France over 'degrading' Saint Laurent ad campaign

Fury in France over 'degrading' Saint Laurent ad campaign

Mar 7th 2017, 12:06 PM 37,148 Views 71 Comments

The French advertising authority said most of the complaints it received were from people who saw the images as an “incitement to rape”.

# feminism - Sunday 5 March, 2017

Emma Watson has this to say to people giving out about her 'unfeminist' photoshoot
# Turtlenecks For All
From The Daily Edge
# Turtlenecks For All

Emma Watson has this to say to people giving out about her 'unfeminist' photoshoot

Mar 5th 2017, 12:28 PM 13,447 Views 18 Comments

“I really don’t know what my t*ts have to do with feminism.”

# feminism - Saturday 4 March, 2017

Debate Room: Can you be pro-life and a feminist?
# Read Me
# Read Me

Debate Room: Can you be pro-life and a feminist?

Mar 4th 2017, 9:30 AM 3,407 Views 131 Comments

Is it possible to oppose abortion rights and still call yourself a feminist?

# feminism - Wednesday 1 March, 2017

This journalist's response to a photo of Emma Watson is why the world needs feminism
# Can You Not
From The Daily Edge
# Can You Not

This journalist's response to a photo of Emma Watson is why the world needs feminism

Mar 1st 2017, 2:45 PM 14,731 Views 23 Comments

*shakes head*

# feminism - Sunday 19 February, 2017

10 struggles of being a feminist in Ireland
# Feminism
From The Daily Edge
# Feminism

10 struggles of being a feminist in Ireland

Feb 19th 2017, 1:00 PM 11,979 Views 32 Comments

*deep sigh*

Beyoncé: 'The onus is on everyone to study and understand what a lack of privilege really means'
# Opinion
# Opinion

Beyoncé: 'The onus is on everyone to study and understand what a lack of privilege really means'

Feb 19th 2017, 8:45 AM 297 Views 85 Comments

I’m not surprised that women are leading change, writes Elva Carri.

# feminism - Tuesday 29 November, 2016

'We are living in dangerous times and feminism is our best hope of resistance'
# Read Me
# Read Me

'We are living in dangerous times and feminism is our best hope of resistance'

Nov 29th 2016, 7:00 AM 744 Views 227 Comments

Women still have to deal with sex-shaming, slut-shaming, victim-blaming and zero reproductive rights, writes Sophie Kane.

# feminism - Thursday 24 November, 2016

Opinion: 'In a post-Trump world, we need Gilmore Girls more than ever'
# Feminism
# Feminism

Opinion: 'In a post-Trump world, we need Gilmore Girls more than ever'

Nov 24th 2016, 8:30 PM 432 Views 89 Comments

Lorelai and Rory are returning to our screens for four 90-minute films on Netflix and it couldn’t be more timely, writes Lorraine Courtney.

# feminism - Sunday 13 November, 2016

Opinion: 'Tuesday was a dark day for feminism but we'll keep fighting'
# Opinion
# Opinion

Opinion: 'Tuesday was a dark day for feminism but we'll keep fighting'

Nov 13th 2016, 3:30 PM 245 Views 215 Comments

Through the course of this election, as women we endured a lot, writes Emily McManus.

# feminism - Tuesday 11 October, 2016

15 million girls worldwide are married before they're 18 years old
# Child Marriage
# Child Marriage

15 million girls worldwide are married before they're 18 years old

Oct 11th 2016, 2:29 PM 7,155 Views 32 Comments

In developing countries, one in three girls is married before the age of 18 and one in nine before the age of 15.

# feminism - Thursday 29 September, 2016

Trump wanted to fire staff who weren't "pretty enough", say former employees
# In The Rough
# In The Rough

Trump wanted to fire staff who weren't "pretty enough", say former employees

Sep 29th 2016, 9:21 PM 25,499 Views 84 Comments

Staff at the Trump National Golf Club in California said that Trump repeatedly asked one employee if she was still “happily married”.

# feminism - Sunday 25 September, 2016

Italian man ordered to buy feminist books for underage prostitute
# Rome
# Rome

Italian man ordered to buy feminist books for underage prostitute

Sep 25th 2016, 12:26 PM 24,570 Views 52 Comments

The man has been ordered to buy the teenage girl 30 books “on the theme of women’s dignity”.

# feminism - Tuesday 23 August, 2016

Having a child has a major negative impact on women's take-home pay
# Gender Pay Gap
# Gender Pay Gap

Having a child has a major negative impact on women's take-home pay

Aug 23rd 2016, 2:51 PM 12,952 Views 55 Comments

The latest figures from a British study back-up other similar findings in Ireland and the US.

# feminism - Friday 19 August, 2016

"I've worked hard" - Miriam O'Callaghan doesn't care that you know how much she earns
# An Irishwoman Abroad
From The Daily Edge
# An Irishwoman Abroad

"I've worked hard" - Miriam O'Callaghan doesn't care that you know how much she earns

Aug 19th 2016, 12:04 PM 10,513 Views 10 Comments

“Do I mind that it’s published? I don’t really to be honest.”

# feminism - Wednesday 27 July, 2016

Woman defends topless protest at music festival
# Knockanstockan
# Knockanstockan

Woman defends topless protest at music festival

Jul 27th 2016, 10:14 PM 65,862 Views 207 Comments

She said the aim of her actions was to highlight “the many glaring double standards that are imposed upon women”.

# feminism - Wednesday 6 July, 2016

Spice Girls' Wannabe video remade to highlight gender inequality
# Girl Power
# Girl Power

Spice Girls' Wannabe video remade to highlight gender inequality

Jul 6th 2016, 10:04 AM 14,831 Views 119 Comments

The video calls for an end to violence against women and education for all girls.

This deadly feminist cover of Wannabe is going insanely viral on Facebook
# Wannabe
From The Daily Edge
# Wannabe

This deadly feminist cover of Wannabe is going insanely viral on Facebook

Jul 6th 2016, 8:32 AM 4,683 Views 2 Comments

Tell me what you want, what you really, really want.

# feminism - Sunday 3 July, 2016

Ghostbusters backlash reflects sexism problem in Hollywood
# Spotlight On Hollywood
# Spotlight On Hollywood

Ghostbusters backlash reflects sexism problem in Hollywood

Jul 3rd 2016, 10:30 AM 41,984 Views 223 Comments

The all-female reboot of Ghostbusters hits Irish cinemas on 15 July.

# feminism - Thursday 30 June, 2016

New video shows the reaction to girls playing sport
# Like A Girl
# Like A Girl

New video shows the reaction to girls playing sport

Jun 30th 2016, 10:55 AM 19,492 Views 59 Comments

The video by Always is the second attempt to explain what the phrase ‘Like A Girl’ actually means.

# feminism - Monday 13 June, 2016

15 truly hilarious tweets that will make all feminists laugh out loud
# A-women
From The Daily Edge
# A-women

15 truly hilarious tweets that will make all feminists laugh out loud

Jun 13th 2016, 10:05 AM 10,481 Views 3 Comments

LOL.

# feminism - Friday 11 March, 2016

Michael D, Hozier and Ryan Tubridy all want more men to be feminists
# He For She
# He For She

Michael D, Hozier and Ryan Tubridy all want more men to be feminists

Mar 11th 2016, 7:53 PM 19,890 Views 87 Comments

The President spoke today about the issue of gender inequality.

# feminism - Saturday 6 February, 2016

Playboy covering up nudes has nothing to do feminism and more to do with dwindling sales
# Opinion
# Opinion

Playboy covering up nudes has nothing to do feminism and more to do with dwindling sales

Feb 6th 2016, 7:30 PM 946 Views 54 Comments

This isn’t happening because of a shift in cultural attitudes towards sex; it is the result of a growth in online pornography, writes Lorraine Courtney.

# feminism - Sunday 24 January, 2016

Oxford Dictionaries was forced to apologise for this 'sexist' dictionary definition
# Caught Rabid
From The Daily Edge
# Caught Rabid

Oxford Dictionaries was forced to apologise for this 'sexist' dictionary definition

Jan 24th 2016, 10:44 AM 7,373 Views 7 Comments

The dictionary’s definition of the word ‘rabid’ has courted controversy.

# feminism - Friday 22 January, 2016

'People tell me my book has changed their life'
# Girls Will Be Girls
# Girls Will Be Girls

'People tell me my book has changed their life'

Jan 22nd 2016, 8:00 PM 25,845 Views 36 Comments

Columnist and academic Emer O’Toole talks to us about her work.

# feminism - Saturday 2 January, 2016

People had one big problem with last night's Sherlock special
# Mansplain It To Be Baby
From The Daily Edge
# Mansplain It To Be Baby

People had one big problem with last night's Sherlock special

Jan 2nd 2016, 9:20 AM 10,701 Views 4 Comments

Sherlock has been accused of ‘mansplaining’.

# feminism - Tuesday 1 December, 2015

This formerly "erotic" calendar is getting praise for celebrating strong women
# Pirelli Calendar
# Pirelli Calendar

This formerly "erotic" calendar is getting praise for celebrating strong women

Dec 1st 2015, 5:08 PM 44,507 Views 43 Comments

The Pirelli calendar is better known for risqué shots.

# feminism - Wednesday 25 November, 2015

'Speaking out about imbalance can shake people up'
# Irish Book Awards
# Irish Book Awards

'Speaking out about imbalance can shake people up'

Nov 25th 2015, 3:32 PM 8,104 Views 22 Comments

Journalist and and Irish Book Awards-nominated editor Sinead Gleeson on why speaking out can help bring change.

# feminism - Monday 9 November, 2015

Abbey Theatre admits its 2016 programme 'does not represent gender equality'
# Waking The Feminists
# Waking The Feminists

Abbey Theatre admits its 2016 programme 'does not represent gender equality'

Nov 9th 2015, 11:07 PM 18,472 Views 125 Comments

The statement today follows almost a week of campaigning for equality in the Irish theatre scene.

# feminism - Monday 2 November, 2015

Irish priests are ignoring the Pope and calling for female clergy in churches
# Going Straight To Hell
# Going Straight To Hell

Irish priests are ignoring the Pope and calling for female clergy in churches

Nov 2nd 2015, 12:25 PM 16,086 Views 62 Comments

The 12-strong group now face the wrath of Vatican officials in Rome.

# feminism - Sunday 25 October, 2015

Are sexy Halloween outfits empowering or degrading? That all depends on your sense of self
# Opinion
# Opinion

Are sexy Halloween outfits empowering or degrading? That all depends on your sense of self

Oct 25th 2015, 6:30 PM 2,525 Views 70 Comments

“You are a fat, worthless pig.” Words women say to themselves everyday, writes Lorraine Courtney, who questions whether hypersexualised Halloween outfits are empowering or degrading?

# feminism - Tuesday 13 October, 2015

This video shows what world institutions would look like without any men
# No Boys Allowed
# No Boys Allowed

This video shows what world institutions would look like without any men

Oct 13th 2015, 1:50 PM 9,240 Views 26 Comments

And it’s grim…

# feminism - Tuesday 6 October, 2015

Meryl Streep is in trouble after she wore a t-shirt and offended just about everyone
# Oh Meryl
From The Daily Edge
# Oh Meryl

Meryl Streep is in trouble after she wore a t-shirt and offended just about everyone

Oct 6th 2015, 9:33 AM 5,741 Views 2 Comments

Oh dear.

# feminism - Wednesday 5 August, 2015

'Outrageous accusation': George Hook says he isn't controversial just to wind people up
# The Right Hook
# The Right Hook

'Outrageous accusation': George Hook says he isn't controversial just to wind people up

Aug 5th 2015, 3:03 PM 30,523 Views 92 Comments

“Everything I say is what I believe.”

# feminism - Sunday 21 June, 2015

Taylor Swift was NOT happy with this magazine calling her 'Harry Styles' ex'
# Can You Not
From The Daily Edge
# Can You Not

Taylor Swift was NOT happy with this magazine calling her 'Harry Styles' ex'

Jun 21st 2015, 11:05 AM 5,974 Views 3 Comments

“This is why we need feminism in 2015.”

# feminism - Saturday 20 June, 2015

Kim Kardashian is giving a talk on 'female objectification', and people are taking the mick
# Kar Krash
From The Daily Edge
# Kar Krash

Kim Kardashian is giving a talk on 'female objectification', and people are taking the mick

Jun 20th 2015, 9:58 AM 4,891 Views 2 Comments

Kim Kardashian: Reality star. Bum-haver. Gender Studies lecturer.

# feminism - Wednesday 10 June, 2015

Some guy claimed that trousers are a male-only tax and the internet lost it
# Just A Tampon
From The Daily Edge
# Just A Tampon

Some guy claimed that trousers are a male-only tax and the internet lost it

Jun 10th 2015, 3:47 PM 6,859 Views 3 Comments

The Just A Tampon campaign has sparked an, uh, interesting debate.

This is what Irish women are hoping for in a 'feminist future'
# Hopes And Dreams
# Hopes And Dreams

This is what Irish women are hoping for in a 'feminist future'

Jun 10th 2015, 10:03 AM 15,178 Views 144 Comments

The topic is still trending this morning.

# feminism - Tuesday 9 June, 2015

Irish women are sharing their dreams for a 'feminist future' on Twitter
# Feminist Futures
From The Daily Edge
# Feminist Futures

Irish women are sharing their dreams for a 'feminist future' on Twitter

Jun 9th 2015, 7:41 PM 3,759 Views 13 Comments

It’s the number one trending topic in Ireland this evening.

# feminism - Thursday 28 May, 2015

People are loving this woman's killer feminist yearbook quote
# 2 Kul 4 Skool
From The Daily Edge
# 2 Kul 4 Skool

People are loving this woman's killer feminist yearbook quote

May 28th 2015, 7:20 PM 11,598 Views 1 Comment

Queeen.

# feminism - Wednesday 27 May, 2015

Tom Hardy effortlessly shut down a journalist asking about women in Mad Max
# Just No
From The Daily Edge
# Just No

Tom Hardy effortlessly shut down a journalist asking about women in Mad Max

May 27th 2015, 8:30 PM 12,139 Views 2 Comments

It only takes one word.