10 Best Articles on Feminism
The most useful articles on feminism from around the web—beginners to advanced—curated by thought leaders and our community. We focus on timeless pieces and update the list whenever we discover new, must-read articles or videos—make sure to bookmark and revisit this page.
Top 5 Feminism Articles
At a glance: these are the articles that have been most read, shared, and saved on feminism by Refind users in 2023 so far.
- Goodbye to Sheryl Sandberg, Feminism’s Finance Bro
- Fighting the tyranny of ‘niceness’: why we need difficult women
- To understand the aversion to powerful women, look to the Greeks, says Mary Beard
- Confessions of a girlboss
- ‘The Case Against the Sexual Revolution’: How feminism let women down
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Confessions of a girlboss
What are you afraid of?
Goodbye to Sheryl Sandberg, Feminism’s Finance Bro
Nothing good ever comes out of the crackling hellfire of corporate America.
‘The Case Against the Sexual Revolution’: How feminism let women down
Has the sexual revolution let women down? An author examines the gap between the rhetoric and the real world when it comes to valuing women.
Despite stark gender inequality in South Korea, hostility to feminism is growing
Ambivalence and hostility to feminism exists despite stark inequality in South Korea, where women face the greatest wage gap of the 38 mostly high-income, developed member countries in the…
To understand the aversion to powerful women, look to the Greeks, says Mary Beard
Forget ‘glass ceilings’, says Mary Beard. Break from Ancient Greek archetypes to give powerful women a whole new framework
These are some of the most-read long-form articles on feminism.
Is becoming a hermit the ultimate feminist statement?
When even a simple stroll down the sidewalk is an exercise in self-loathing, why don’t more women run away to the woods?
«when those men say smart, they mean: I have strong opinions and she agrees with them. Independent as in: she’ll choose to follow where I lead.»
Fighting the tyranny of ‘niceness’: why we need difficult women
Today’s thumbs-up, thumbs-down approach to feminism is boring and reductive. It is time to embrace complexity
Why Do Women Want?: Edith Wharton’s Present Tense
“Is it possible to both appreciate Undine’s talent for survival while also refusing to mistake it for freedom?”
The crisis in modern masculinity
Around the world, luridly retro ideas of what it means to be a man have caused a rush of testosterone – from Bollywood bodybuilding to nuclear brinkmanship
How #MeToo revealed the central rift within feminism today
Feminism is a large, unwieldy movement, populated by diverse people in disparate circumstances. As such, an “individualist” feminist might disagree with many of the ideas that parade under the banner of feminism. The #MeToo movement and the criticism it inspired have made this clear. Where do you fall along these divisive and poorly demarcated lines? In this Guardian article, writer Moira Donegan defines the rift in feminism, petitioning individualist anti-#MeToo feminists not to dismiss the movement so readily. getAbstract recommends this article to feminists of all stripes and to anyone who views feminists as a homogenous group.
«feminism has come to contain two distinct understandings of sexism, and two wildly different, often incompatible ideas of how that problem should be solved»
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The Paris Review
Quarterly literary magazine founded in 1953.
The Christian Science Monitor
International news organization covering global and local headlines. Founded in 1908. Winner of 7 Pulitzers & 14 Overseas Press Awards.
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