Stories by Jill Filipovic

Jill Filipovic is a New York-based freelance writer and a law student at NYU. More of her writing is available online at her blog, Feministe. subscribe to Jill Filipovic's feed

Posted on: May 29, 2009, Source: Feministe

No, Sotomayor is not getting Palin-ed.

Posted on: Mar 8, 2009, Source: Feministe

The "right to life" is not, apparently, absolute.

Posted on: Jan 29, 2009, Source: Feministe

We didn’t win the birth control battle, but the stimulus package is still very good for women.

Posted on: Jan 14, 2009, Source: Feministe

If he wants to re-live you losing your virginity, or if you have to fake losing it to please him, dump the motherfucker already.

Posted on: Dec 30, 2008, Source: Feministe

The U.S. government has spent more than $1.5 billion on abstinence programs. What a terrible waste.

Posted on: Dec 21, 2008, Source: Feministe

The girl was innocent and did not even fit the description of the alleged criminal the police were looking for.

Posted on: Nov 28, 2008, Source: Feministe

Maybe I'm imagining things, but has anyone else noticed more allusions to female masturbation on TV?

Posted on: Nov 18, 2008, Source: Feministe

When you think about it, it really isn't that surprising. Logic has never been their strong suit.

Posted on: Nov 14, 2008, Source: Feministe

That's right, Joe's got a website.

Posted on: Oct 21, 2008, Source: Feministe

This shouldn't even surprise us anymore.

Posted on: Jul 3, 2008, Source: Feministe

Esmin Green's final agony caught on surveillance camera. Staff looked on but failed to act.

Posted on: Jun 30, 2008, Source: Feministe

'Wingers say the darndest things.

Posted on: Jun 25, 2008, Source: Feministe

An ancient gender-bending tradition is on the wane.

Posted on: Jun 24, 2008, Source: Feministe

Ev psych strikes again.

Posted on: Jun 17, 2008, Source: Feministe

“...when youth get involved in politics in large numbers, it is not a good thing...”

Posted on: Jun 15, 2008, Source: AlterNet

Debunking the myth of the Angry White Women defecting to McCain.

Posted on: Jun 10, 2008, Source: Feministe

Are same-sex marriages emotionally healthier for those involved?

Posted on: Jun 9, 2008, Source: Feministe

What qualifies as authentically "feminist?"

Posted on: Jun 6, 2008, Source: Feministe

Once again, abortion opponents reveal their disregard for life after birth.

Posted on: Jun 5, 2008, Source: Feministe

The pro-life movement cares more about social control than the lives it claims to protect.

Posted on: Jun 4, 2008, Source: Feministe

A Dr. remembers the days before abortions were safe, legal and rare.

Posted on: May 26, 2008, Source: Feministe

Why does society blame black mothers for one of our nation's pressing social ills?

Posted on: Apr 23, 2008, Source: Feministe

Shame on The New Republic

Posted on: Apr 21, 2008, Source: Feministe

Why are candidate spouses still expected to swap recipes in the 21st century?

Posted on: Apr 4, 2008, Source: Feministe

You are not Gandhi or Nelson Mandela for choosing not to have sex.

Posted on: Apr 3, 2008, Source: Feministe

And here I thought we couldn’t do any better than "Evangelical mega-church preacher does crystal meth with male prostitutes."

Posted on: Apr 2, 2008, Source: Feministe

It's not ok to ignore feminist theory or throw women under the bus in order to promote animal welfare.

Posted on: Mar 14, 2008, Source: Feministe

I'm not sure that we want to turn reproduction into a service industry.

Posted on: Mar 10, 2008, Source: Feministe

A judicial nominee is under scrutiny because of his membership in a discriminatory country club. But what about his career as a prison profiteer?

Posted on: Feb 28, 2008, Source: Feministe

A conservative pundit takes to the pages of the LA Times in order to twist statistics and attack rape victims.

Posted on: Feb 22, 2008, Source: Feministe

He's right that anti-choicers have done nothing to decrease the abortion rate

Posted on: Feb 20, 2008, Source: AlterNet

Contrary to stereotypes, teenage boys are more interested in love and relationships than just sex -- and it's a feminist success.

Posted on: Feb 7, 2008, Source: AlterNet

Identity influences every voter, and progressives need to stop adopting right-wing rhetoric when discussing race and gender.

Posted on: Jan 8, 2008, Source: Feministe

What if person-hood really did begin at conception? What else would you like pro-lifers to answer?

Posted on: Jan 2, 2008, Source: Feministe

The rhetoric coming from the Republican party is so hateful that I nearly expect to hear someone propose a final solution to "the Muslim problem."

Posted on: Nov 27, 2007, Source: Feministe

Jill Filipovic: A look at "Conservapedia's" most viewed articles provides some interesting insight.

Posted on: Nov 20, 2007, Source: Feministe

Jill Filipovic: Considering the bile he's published over the years, that's a bold statement, but I think he may have outdone himself.

Posted on: Oct 17, 2007, Source: AlterNet

Jill Filipovic: Partnerships between equals, and between two people who perceive their partners as equal, are going to be healthier.

Posted on: Oct 9, 2007, Source: AlterNet

Jill Filipovic: A discussion of Hillary's "baby bond" proposal on "The View" brings some of Hasselbeck's disturbing views on abortion to light.

Posted on: Sep 19, 2007, Source: AlterNet

Jill Filipovic: Nair markets hair-removal products to ten-year-olds. Their ad campaign is all about how "empowerful" smooth legs are.