Featured Posts

Why Miss America Isn’t as Demeaning to Women as We Thought

[caption id="attachment_21649" align="aligncenter" width="650"] Miss America 2015 Contestants By US Department of Education [CC BY 2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0) via Wikimedia Commons[/caption]If you're like me, and you follow the Miss America Organization on ...

Why All-Male Minions Really Do Matter for Children

Earlier this week, Margot Mogowan, founder of Reel Girls, a web site dedicated to media equity, wrote a post lambasting the movie Minions for its dullard sensibility and disappointingly routine ...

What Teenage Boys Should Know About Teenage Girls

Among my oldest and best friends are men I became friends with when we were teenagers. For the most part, like teenagers today, we thought of ourselves as equals. We ...

No Need for Us to Flip the Script – ‘Spy’ Does it for Us

[caption id="attachment_21611" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Melissa McCarthy - Photo from WikiCommons[/caption] When I was recommending Spy to some friends, they were dubious. “Melissa McCarthy movies always just focus on her weight,” ...

Browse by Author

View the Team page.

Soraya Chemaly

Soraya writes about gender, feminism, and culture for The Huffington Post, RHReality Check, and Alternet, and has appeared on NPR's Talk of the Nation and Sirius XM radio. Her work brings academic feminism into mainstream critiques of pop culture through satire and news analysis. She is interested in how systems of oppression are transmitted to children via media and religious cultures. She has a BA in History from Georgetown University, where she founded the feminist undergraduate journal The New Press. Soraya tweets from @schemaly.

About Us

Feminism2.0 brings together the leadership of major women’s advocacy organizations and online women’s communities to further the connection between today’s issues and women’s voices. Feminism2.0 is intended for all women interested in better policy for women, families and society.