LEGO: Make Empowered Female Minifigs Permanent

Sign the petition! SAVE THE SCIENTISTS! News broke last week that the LEGO Ideas Research Institute is considered a “limited edition” item and no more sets will be produced for the sold-out set. Thousands of customers are deeply disappointed by this announcement. We want sets like the LEGO Ideas Research Institute to be a long …

Shocked and outraged by Nicki Minaj’s Anaconda video? Perhaps you should butt out

We need to see more black women on our screens, and a broader view of female sexuality as a whole. Cheeky videos are a symptom, not a cause, of our patriarchal pop culture In the summer when America’s racial wounds are rupturing, and the anger of the disenfranchised boils over from a hashtag into a …

Μπορεί ένα βερνίκι νυχιών να σε προστατέψει… από το βιασμό;;

The recent announcement that four male college students have invented a nail polish allegedly capable of detecting the presence of date rape drugs in a drink has, understandably, been controversial. Many critics have rightly argued that a personal detection tool like “Undercover Colors” runs the danger of feeding into rape culture by placing the responsibility …

Πόλη που αποτελείται από γυναίκες κάνει έκκληση για άντρες.

It’s like the opening gambit of an advert for cheap deodorant. A Brazilian town populated only by women has made an appeal for eligible bachelors.More than 600 women live in the town of Noiva do Cordeiro, south-east Brazil. And most of them are aged between 20 and 35 years old.Now they have extended an invitation …

War, social crisis and Greek women

There has been a large participation of feminists in European Left’s Summer University, that took place in July 23-27 ner Berlin. EL-Fem, the party’s section about Feminist policy, hosted 4 workshops, in cooperation with women’s organizations and activists from all over Europe: Genderday: Feminizing of class-struggles – feminist resistance Women from Greece, Poland, Ukraine, Denmark, …