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Classic Lit: Mansplained!

By Jessie GaynorJune 8, 2017
Actually, intros are the lowest form of art. Stendhal said that. Are you familiar with Stendhal?   Moby Dick Have you heard of Infinite Jest? It's... More  →
Classic Lit: Mansplained!

Auntie SparkNotes: I Joined the Alt-Right 'Cause I'm Mad at My Ex

By kat_rosenfieldMay 24, 2017
Dear Auntie, I'm a 19-year-old college student with a bone to pick with the millennial sex life. Or the millennial political environment. Or... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: I Joined the Alt-Right 'Cause I'm Mad at My Ex

Hogwarts Houses Hex the Patriarchy

By SparkLifeApril 7, 2017
Wizards have always appeared to have a better track record than Muggles in terms of gender equality. Evidence: Hogwarts has an equal number of men and women on... More  →
Hogwarts Houses Hex the Patriarchy

Here's What Would've Happened if Hermione Had Been the Protagonist of the Harry Potter Series

By ElodieApril 3, 2017
Statistics show that you are probably not Hermione, and thus are doomed to fail. Fail what? Doesn’t matter. All of it. You’re... More  →
Here's What Would've Happened if Hermione Had Been the Protagonist of the <em> Harry Potter </em> Series

11 Things We're Reclaiming on Behalf of Girls Everywhere

By Paulina BasFebruary 15, 2017
Remember when Trump acted really grossed out at the prospect that Hillary Clinton occasionally needed to pee? Well, for everyone who believes... More  →
11 Things We're Reclaiming on Behalf of Girls Everywhere

Feminist Posters for Every Hogwarts House

By Louise ReimerJanuary 24, 2017
Two of the Hogwarts house founders are women (Helga Hufflepuff! Rowena Ravenclaw!), and JK herself is something of a hero to us... More  →
Feminist Posters for Every Hogwarts House

QUIZ: What's the Thesis Statement of Your Life?

By Kelly HoffmacherJanuary 3, 2017
Good news, guys! Thesis statements: not just for research papers anymore! When you find the proper Life Thesis Statement (LTS), you can... More  →
QUIZ: What's the Thesis Statement of Your Life?

QUIZ: Can You Guess Which Descriptions of Female Characters Were Written By Male Authors?

By ElodieDecember 8, 2016
Look, it's not as if all the women are writing things like "She possessed not only great beauty but also a fine countenance"... More  →
QUIZ: Can You Guess Which Descriptions of Female Characters Were Written By Male Authors?