feminism

Merriam-Webster’s word of the year for 2017: ‘Feminism’

NEW YORK / December 12, 2017 (AP)(STL.NEWS) — This may or may not come as a surprise: Merriam-Webster’s word of the year for 2017 is “feminism.” Yes, it’s been a big year or two or 100 for the word. In 2017, lookups for feminism increased 70 percent over 2016 on Merriam-Webster.com and spiked several times … Continue reading Merriam-Webster’s word of the year for 2017: ‘Feminism’

Madonna’s emotional speech on feminism earns props from Gaga

NEW YORK (AP)(STL.News) — Madonna’s emotional speech in support of feminism at Billboard’s Women in Music awards has earned kudos from Lady Gaga. Madonna opened her remarks after accepting the Woman of the Year award by thanking the audience for acknowledging her 34-year career in the face of what she called “blatant sexism and misogyny … Continue reading Madonna’s emotional speech on feminism earns props from Gaga