In March, we celebrate Women’s History Month by examining how far the movement for women’s rights has come and how far it still has to go, plus the varying ideas about what “progress” means to different people. And in the midst of various woman-focused protests and conventions, and the #MeToo and #TimesUp movements, the word “feminism” has evolved to mean an array of different things to different people. The simplest definition, pulled straight from the dictionary, is “the advocacy of women’s rights on the basis of the equality of the sexes.” We asked Yahoo readers from across the nation to weigh in with their own understandings of the term. To see what they said, watch the video above.
Some on social media pointed out similarities between #TimesUp, the women’s rights movement to stop sexual harassment, and the NRA's "Your time's running out," a campaign that seemingly promotes gun ownership, in the aftermath of the Feb. 14 mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School.
The hypocrisy of Bryant's win is notable because men like James Franco, Casey Affleck, Kevin Spacey, and more have been ostracized from Hollywood for their sexual misconduct allegations.
Meghan Markle has embraced the #MeToo and #TimesUp movements — will Kate Middleton? Meghan Markle has vowed to “hit the ground running” by embracing the #MeToo and #TimesUp movements in her royal platform. On Wednesday, Markle, her fiance Prince Harry, Middleton, and Prince William made a joint appearance in London to promote the Royal Foundation including the duke and duchess’s Heads Together mental-health cause.
While the trend of wearing all black took center stage at the BAFTAs, so did many of the hair looks, especially middle-parted ’dos.
Formula 1, the world-famous racing series, will no longer hire “grid girls,” scantily-clad models who parade around the driving track to rally fans.
British actresses and others want to show solidarity with their American colleagues who wore black to the Golden Globes earlier this month.