On Fifty Shades of Grey and freedom of fantasy

For weeks, I’ve let y’all fin­ish about how bad bad bad Fifty Shades of Grey is.* NOW IT’S MY TIME TO SHINE. Read More →

Everything that sucks about the celeb nude photo “scandal”

This nude photo “scan­dal” sucks for a cou­ple rea­sons. Rea­son #1: this is yet another exam­ple of how we teach that Read More →

#WomenAgainstFeminism: Return Its Benefits

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Instead of defend­ing fem­i­nism to #Wom­e­nA­gain­st­Fem­i­nism sup­port­ers, teach them about fem­i­nism by remov­ing the ben­e­fits of fem­i­nism from their lives. Read More →

Now That’s What I Call Problematic! A feminist analysis of “All About That Bass” by Meghan Trainor

It’s time for some cRiT­i­CaL tHiNk­InG about pop cul­ture. Like any good fem­i­nist, it’s impos­si­ble for me to con­sume pop­u­lar Read More →

Celebrating women, one woman at a time


Proud to be a woman? Tell Her­linked how you cel­e­brate your wom­an­hood as we cel­e­brate women every­where! Read More →

#SOTUfem2: The State of the Union gets a feminist review

How do the views of VP Joe Biden and House Speaker John Boehner differ when it comes to women and fair pay? Their reactions to women getting equal pay as men tell the story.

How did Pres­i­dent Obama’s 2014 State of the Union pro­mote fem­i­nist issues? We’ll let you (and Twit­ter) be the judge. Read More →

Our real-time reaction to “Beyoncé”


Bey­oncé’s lat­est self-titled release is an artis­tic, fem­i­nist, strate­gic tri­umph so big we’ve only begun to wrap our heads around Read More →

Mandela and The Colors of Friendship

The Color of Friendship was a children's movie with a big impact on Herlinked editor Marchae.

Some­times, I won­der why they don’t make more movies like “The Color of Friend­ship,” but when Nel­son Man­dela died, I think I got my answer. Read More →

Since We’ve Been Gone…


We know, we know. You missed us. If you are talk­ing to your­self at this very moment say­ing you didn’t: Read More →

What happened to our freedom?

As I celebrated July 4th this year, I asked myself what freedom means to me. Here I am with my lovely lady.

With the recent assault on women’s rights, it’s easy to won­der whose inde­pen­dence we’re really cel­e­brat­ing on July 4th. Read More →