4. Helen Miran changes her views on feminism

The Hollywood icon gave a commencement speech at Tulane University over the weekend, and she shared with the crowd her thoughts on feminism.

"I have come to understand that feminism is not an abstract idea but a necessity if we – and really by ‘we,’ I mean you guys – are to move us forward and not backward into ignorance and fearful jealousy. Now, I am a declared feminist. And I would encourage you to be the same" Read More. 

 

5. Nitty Scott’s “BBYGRL” Will Be Your New Feminist Anthem

If you’re looking for a fiery summertime anthem that will empower you to fight the patriarchy, Nitty Scott’s “BBYGRL” is the femme track for you. The Afro-Latina artist and poet recorded this angsty single a year ago, as a modern rap interpretation of the ’90s No Doubt’s hit “Just A Girl,” as well as a response to the patriarchal pigeonholing of women. Listen Here.