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Oct 22, 2013

Suffragettes Had a Snarky Sense of Humor [Lady Bits]

While feminists might not think it's funny that women get paid less than men for the same jobs, and have their personal medical decisions fought over by politicians, we have a killer sense of humor when we want to.

Oct 15, 2013

3 Women’s Fitness Myths That Need to Die Now [Lady Bits]

Some misguided ideas are repeated constantly, no matter how solidly they have been debunked by scientific research. Many of these are aimed at women in particular.

50 Stories About Stopping Street Harassers: An Interview with Holly Kearl [Lady Bits]

People from around the world have shared their stories on the Stop Street Harassment blog, and 50 of those stories are the basis for Holly's new book.

Sep 24, 2013

WTF Is Revenge Porn And Why Isn’t It Illegal Everywhere? [Lady Bits]

Bad breakups suck. You have to pick up the emotional pieces, get your stuff back, maybe change your number, and... check for naked photos of yourself on the internet?

Sep 17, 2013

Diana Nyad Just Swam From Cuba To Florida. Really. [Lady Bits]

That's right, she's 64 and just swam over 100 miles across the Florida Straits.

Sep 3, 2013

Aug 27, 2013

Comedian Bridget Christie Pokes Fun At Sexism [Lady Bits]

All sexist stereotypes are stupid. But one of the weirdest ones still hanging around is that women aren't funny. It makes no sense, and there are so many hilarious ladies who disprove it. After all, where would the world be without Tina Fey and Amy Poehler?

Aug 20, 2013

The Paris Mayoral Race Is All Female, Meet The Candidates [Lady Bits]

This summer, there’s a bit of good news in the otherwise pretty dismal land of politics: one of the world’s most influential cities is about to have its first female leader.

Aug 6, 2013

Street Harassment: How About Standing Up To It, Guys? [Lady Bits]

I've been receiving unwanted male attention in public since I was about 13 or 14 years old, and it's never gotten any easier.

Jul 23, 2013

9 Great Movies Directed By Women in 2013 [Lady Bits]

Support a female director, and you're not only supporting her, but all the women that she hired.

Jul 16, 2013

Why Hookup Culture Isn’t Responsible For Rape On College Campuses [Lady Bits]

I don't know about you, but I'm feeling... really, really tired of reading stupid articles about hookup culture.

Jul 9, 2013

Dustin Hoffman Tears Up About Being “Brainwashed” [Lady Bits]

After seeing himself and being disappointed that he didn't make a more "attractive" woman, Hoffman says he broke down into tears and realized that he had been "brainwashed" to think that attractiveness is the most import thing about a woman.

Jul 2, 2013

The Texas Abortion Bill Fight Isn’t Over [Lady Bits]

Remember last week, when Texas state senator Wendy Davis stood and talked for 11 hours to filibuster SB5? The bill that, if passed, would be the most restrictive piece of abortion legislation in the country? Yeah, that was pretty awesome.

Jun 25, 2013

Awesome Feminist Street Art For When You Have the Sadz [Lady Bits]

To cheer me up (and you, after reading this), I've compiled a gallery of the work of some incredible feminist street artists from around the world. Check it out, and be happy.