I've noticed some things that have left me, a self-identifying feminist, feeling a bit of discomfort.
I never imagined myself becoming a K-drama viewer. I've always preferred Western shows that feature flawed and complex characters, and I couldn't see myself going from Breaking Bad to a cutesy K-drama. But after being assigned
Hindi na ba uso yung, 'Think before you speak?'
Can you believe that even in the age of the #MeToo movement, some people, particularly men, are still unafraid to spout sexist nonsense? And in public, nonetheless. It seems like stupidity knows no bounds. So here's a quick recap of
*cringe*
The world has been riding high on Patty Jenkins' Wonder Woman, which broke box office records and ushered in some excellent kid reactions. It's something of a shock to remember that director Joss Whedon had been trying to get his own
Why was Diana made to look shorter than her husband?
You know when you go for ages without noticing something, but then someone points it out and you just can't un-see it? Yeah, that's happened to us with these old photos of Prince Charles and Princess Diana.As pointed
'We are not your servants.'
Women were outraged when Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) director general Guiling Mamondiong made sexist statements. For starters, Mamondiong said women should no longer work abroad because they are "pinapadala sa ibang bansa para gawing alipin lamang (being sent abroad
It is not a crime to be a confident woman with a sick Insta game.
The newest way to publicly shame women who are simply feeling themselves comes in the form of this "Boyfriends of Instagram" Facebook page, which is dedicated to making fun of women who ask their partners to take cute pictures of them.The
'It is deplorable that our women, young and adult, are subjected to this kind of abuse.'
Senator Risa Hontiveros recently presented Senate Bill No. 1326 or the Safe Streets and Public Spaces Act. The bill aims to penalize street harassment, such as catcalling and wolfwhistling.CNN Philippines quoted Hontiveros as saying, "It is deplorable that our women, young
'I've been locked out of my account a lot of times for calling out vile pages. They get all their members to report me.'
In June 2016, Raymond Peter Campiglio put up the Facebook page, Catcalled in the Philippines. He thought it would be a good way to empower women to share their stories and raise awareness about all forms of sexual harassment. As of February
The Hollywood wage gap is real.
The Hollywood wage gap has gained yet another outspoken opponent-Natalie Portman, who says she got paid three times less than her co-star Ashton Kutcher for the 2011 movie No Strings Attached. "I knew and I went along with it because
'If you wanna be my lover, you gotta smash the patriarchy with my friends.'
Unfortunately, we didn't make this up.
Truthfully, the amount of shit we have to deal with on a daily basis is unfathomable. We'll never actually be able to write it all down. Still, we've collected some of the worst things real people have said to or
What a dick.
Well this is pretty much the harshest thing we've ever heard. A man divorced his wife just days after their wedding when he was "exposed" to her natural, makeup-free face for the first time.He said she "did not look
The man was eventually thrown out of the venue of her stand-up comedy gig.
Actress Amy Schumer is currently doing her stand-up comedy tour. Last August 31, her gig was in Stockholm, Sweden. The Guardian reports that it was just around two minutes into the show when Schumer was interrupted by a man in the
Because somehow this shit still happens.
In case you missed the memo, it's 2016. Hillary Clinton is running to be the first female president of the United States. Kim Kardashian graced the cover of Forbes magazine. Beyoncé released Lemonade, and Michelle Obama is the de facto queen
'I kept on staring at her.'
President Rodrigo Duterte has been quite open about his admiration for Vice President Leni Robredo.During a speaking engagement on Wednesday, August 10, the president told soldiers at Camp Sang-An in Zamboanga del Sur how he couldn't keep his eyes
And the haters gonna hate, hate, hate, hate, hate.
Unless you've been living under a rock, you should have some idea of who broke the internet recently: Hiddleswift. Swifties and Hiddlestoners (yes, that's really what Tom Hiddleston fans are calling themselves) had mixed reactions. Some jumped on this ship,
Why are Rachel Roy and Rita Ora being attacked, but not Jay Z?
Rachel Roy is having a bad week. Rumors are circulating that she's "Becky with the good hair," the woman with whom Jay Z, husband to Beyoncé, allegedly had an affair, and who Beyoncé singled out on her new visual album Lemonade.
It's time to stop asking sexist questions.
Mashable reports ​Ariana Grande found herself on the receiving end of some pretty dumb sexist questions and basically handled them like a boss, naturally. It's a probably a good idea to stop asking women really terrible sexist questions that reduce them
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