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: Jan 18, 2010, Source: Feministe

An annual meeting of the Bar Association was set to include two panels devoted to female attorneys: "What's Our Problem?" and "Tips From the Other Side."

Posted on: Jan 13, 2010, Source: Feministe

A judge announced that Scott Roeder will have the opportunity to avoid a murder charge.

Posted on: Jan 11, 2010, Source: Feministe

What in the <i>world</i> could be responsible for the fact that when men and women ride in cars together, men are more likely to drive?

Posted on: Jan 4, 2010, Source: Feministe

The only legal organization that provided any intellectual support of the death penalty has abandoned its own cause.

Posted on: Dec 21, 2009, Source: Feministe

But that's not keeping him from making absurd claims about it.

Posted on: Dec 14, 2009, Source: Feministe

I'm all for gift suggestions that aren't centered on the experiences of white people. But some of these descriptions are … hmm.

Posted on: Dec 7, 2009, Source: Feministe

The Swiss outlaw the building of new minarets and then they’re right to worry about <i>Swiss Muslims'</i> hostility?

Posted on: Dec 3, 2009, Source: Feministe

It's worth pointing out that those morals include slashing his girlfriend's face with a broken beer bottle.

Posted on: Nov 30, 2009, Source: Feministe

(Then it's still a hand-out to the lazy, just not for me.)

Posted on: Nov 24, 2009, Source: Feministe

The current bill involves some quietly coercive (and racist) provisions that no one wants to mention.

Posted on: Nov 23, 2009, Source: Feministe

Part of the funding for the Senate's health care bill will come from a 5 percent tax on cosmetic surgery, on procedures overwhelmingly obtained by women.

Posted on: Nov 10, 2009, Source: Feministe

Find out how your representative voted on and call their office, to thank them or to tell them that you'll be supporting a pro-choice democrat in the next primary.

Posted on: Oct 28, 2009, Source: Feministe

A few experts discuss the "trend" of women tricking men into impregnating them, without offering any hard information or statistics.

Posted on: Oct 26, 2009, Source: Feministe

Another 50 percent believe it should be required by law.

Posted on: Oct 21, 2009, Source: Feministe

Here's some great DIY costume ideas for those of us who hate having to choose between Slutty Nurse, Slutty Cop and Slutty Cat every year.

Posted on: Oct 19, 2009, Source: Feministe

The nasty comments women make about their bodies are uncomfortable and harmful.

Posted on: Oct 8, 2009, Source: Feministe

Only two-thirds of high schoolers report using condoms at all.

Posted on: Jul 17, 2009, Source: RH Reality Check

The Supreme Court nominee remained composed, in spite of Republicans trying to top each other in condescension.

Posted on: Jun 23, 2009, Source: Feministe

For all the focus on telling women to never ever drink or smoke because of the babies, there’s no similar admonishment made of men.

Posted on: Jun 22, 2009, Source: Feministe

French legislation to outlaw the burqa is a misguided attempt to promote women's rights.