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Feminist filmmakers tackle adult movie machismo

Dec 31, 2018 - 7:35 PM

'Feminist porn is part of a fight against misogyny on the same territory and with the same weapons as the sex movie mainstream,' says French filmmaker Ovidie

A visitor stands in front of a poster announcing the Porn Film Festival in Berlin at the "Moviemento" cinema on October 25, 2018. - Ethical, diverse and not a silicone breast in sight -- feminist film-makers are standing up to mass-market porn with adult movies free of male domination and gender stereotypes. (Photo by Tobias SCHWARZ / AFP)

Thousands protest in 'feminist tidal wave' against sexist violence

Nov 25, 2018 - 11:29 AM

Tens of thousands rally across Europe on the eve of the UN's International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women

PROTEST. Participants walk with a banner 'We want to be free' as they take part in a rally in Paris on November 24, 2018, marking the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women. Photo by AFP

Basagan ng Trip with Leloy Claudio: 5 reasons why we should be feminists

Jul 21, 2018 - 6:58 PM

This week, Leloy Claudio talks about the reasons why men and women should embrace feminism

Power in Her Story: Women publishing books for women

May 19, 2018 - 4:27 PM

Power in Her Story, a women-centered publishing house, releases its first book. 'I Love my Body,' to teach kids that they own their body. It is written by women's rights advocate Nikki Luna and illustrated by Julienne Dadivas

Top Spain academics vow to boycott all-male panel discussions

May 16, 2018 - 11:39 PM

The manifesto reads: 'The members of this list publicly pledge not to participate as speakers in any academic event or round table of more than two speakers where there is not at least one woman as an expert'

UNPRECEDENTED. File photo of 3 women attending the massive one day strike to defend women's rights on International Women's Day in Barcelona, on March 8, 2018. Photo by Lluis Gene/AFP

Muzzled China feminist group to sue over online censorship

Mar 24, 2018 - 9:34 PM

Feminist Voices has 'already begun legal procedures and is preparing to sue Weibo and WeChat,' says the group's founder

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Belle de Jour founder on bringing men into the feminist conversation

Mar 08, 2018 - 8:58 PM

Darlyn Ty and her team are helping women achieve their goals and break gender roles

Roque on feminists, Duterte on dictatorship, Facebook downvote tool | Evening wRap

Feb 09, 2018 - 7:13 PM

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Roque to feminists: 'Just laugh' at Duterte's jokes

Feb 09, 2018 - 10:28 AM

'Sometimes, these feminists are really a bit OA,' says Presidential Spokesman Harry Roque

Presidential Spokesperson Atty. Harry Roque is glad to announce during a press briefing at the New Executive Building (NEB) in Malacañang on January 8, 2018 that President Rodrigo Roa Duterte has garnered an approval rating of 80 percent and 82 percent trust rating based on the last quarter survey of Pulse Asia. YANCY LIM/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO

Yang bisa kita lakukan untuk cegah kekerasan terhadap perempuan

Nov 29, 2017 - 11:40 AM

Apa yang bisa kita lakukan agar kasus-kasus kekerasan terhadap perempuan tidak mudah terlupakan begitu saja?

SAY NO KEKERASAN TERHADAP PEREMPUAN. Penulis mendorong agar kasus tindak kekerasan terhadap perempuan tidak ramai dibicarakan saat terjadi isu. Ilustrasi oleh Adinda Maya

FemFest 2017: Mengapa perempuan perlu melek politik

Aug 29, 2017 - 1:33 PM

Dari 560 anggota DPR RI baru ada 17 3 perempuan di dalamnya

Nita Wakan dan Nihayatul Wafiroh sedang menyampaikan cerita mereka mengenai keterlibatan perempuan dalam politik. Foto oleh Dzikra Fanada/Rappler

FemFest 2017: Tantangan mendekatkan feminisme kepada millennial

Aug 28, 2017 - 1:12 PM

Menjelaskan konsep feminisme bukan hal yang mudah terlebih bagi perempuan muda Berikut tiga tantangan untuk mendekatkan feminisme kepada millenial

Para peserta Feminist Fest 2017 berfoto bersama. Foto oleh Dzikra Fanada/Rappler

FemFest 2017: Pengetahuan mendalam tentang feminisme dan perjuangan kesamaan gender

Aug 21, 2017 - 1:00 PM

FemFest 2017 akan digelar di SMA 1 PSKD Jakarta Pusat pada 26 27 Agustus

TIDAK UNTUK KEKERASAN. 'Apapun pakaian kami, ke manapun kamu pergi, iya berarti iya dan tidak berarti tidak.' Foto oleh Diego Mahameru Batara/Rappler

WATCH: She For She Women's Forum

May 18, 2017 - 8:32 AM

The French embassy in Manila organizes a forum for women Watch it on Rappler

Lemonade, battered woman syndrome, and Duterte apologists

May 06, 2016 - 4:30 PM

A generation is about to be influenced by a leader who has low regard of women

Duterte-Cayetano at the Rock D' Avance concert in Taguig on April 30, 2016. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

Feminism beyond the jargon

Mar 31, 2016 - 8:57 PM

To be called a feminist has become a taunt – a rabid woman an Amazon an angry female and a host of other insults The feminist cliché

Patriarchy, Manny Pacquiao and Madonna

Mar 22, 2016 - 8:30 PM

It s time to unlearn patriarchy We should never call a home at peace when there is no democracy inside the house

Peace activists make rare crossing of North-South Korea border

May 24, 2015 - 2:03 PM

We are here today because we don t believe in war

US feminist Gloria Steinem (C-with glasses) speaks to the media as her group of peace activists arrives at the inter-Korea transit office after they crossed the border line through the demilitarised zone (DMZ) separating the two Koreas in Paju on May 24, 2015. Photo by Jung Yeon-Je/AFP

Femen activist who grabbed Vatican Nativity Jesus released

Dec 27, 2014 - 9:04 PM

The judicial authorities in the papal micro state opt instead to ban her from the Vatican and Church properties elsewhere

‘GOD IS WOMAN.’ A Femen activist is arrested by Vatican police as she stages a protest inside the Vatican crib in St.Peter's square on December 25, 2014. at the Vatican. Photo by Vinzenzo Livieri / AFP

The lady is a gentleman

Oct 06, 2014 - 9:30 AM

Feminism is about equality but it is also about protecting the weak So where there is someone who is weak though he be a man we must practice these good manners even if those who practice it are women

Feminist Taylor Swift and other fake female Twitter accounts

Mar 22, 2014 - 11:58 AM

These fictional females are tons of fun 140 characters at a time

FUN WITH FAKES. Who's funnier, the real celeb or her parody? Photo of Taylor Swift from AFP; Kim Kardashian from Wikipedia Commons

Women's month: Keeping up with Princess Nemenzo

Mar 09, 2014 - 11:46 AM

One of the things I learned from her is to be open to everyone regardless of their political orientation

The Overly Attached Girlfriend and other women-themed memes

Mar 08, 2014 - 12:15 PM

Some of the most prominent women themed memes making the rounds of cyberspace: do the stereotypes ring true or are grossly unfair?

Art and love: Artist Nikki Luna's home

Jun 22, 2013 - 3:31 PM

We visit the home of the artist and feminist for our first Space feature

AN ARTIST'S HOME. Nikki Luna welcomes Rappler first to her space

Beyond definitions and borders

Mar 20, 2012 - 12:55 PM

The spectrum of struggles of the Feminist is wide and overarching full of contradictions and revisions