Kelsey Bolar
Kelsey Bolar

Kelsey Bolar is a contributor to The Federalist and a senior policy analyst at Independent Women’s Forum. She is also the Thursday editor of BRIGHT, a weekly newsletter for women, and the 2017 Tony Blankley Chair at The Steamboat Institute. She lives in Washington, DC, with her husband, daughter, and Australian Shepherd, Utah.

Why Saying Blondes Are Privileged Racists Is Dumb And Dangerous

Amy Larocca takes on ‘the politics of hair color’ by suggesting any female who dares dye her hair blonde—or heaven forbid, is born with it—is not just ‘privileged’ but also a racist.

Linda Sarsour Saying ‘Jihad’ To Provoke Backlash Insults Everyone Jihad Has Slaughtered

You are not my worst nightmare, Linda Sarsour. What is my worst nightmare is another radical extremist waging jihad against people I know and love.

Nasty Women Target ‘Problematic Women.’ We’re Not Going Anywhere

Armed with reason and born with a uterus, problematic women are dangerous and difficult to dismiss.

Why It’s ‘Devastatingly Selfish’ For Strikers To Hijack International Women’s Day

Women’s strikers’ decision to hijack this day shows just how far out of touch they are with the more serious problems facing hundreds of millions of women worldwide.

Democratic Women’s Complaining Problem Could Be Making Them Unhappy

It seems Democratic women are twice as likely as Republican women to perceive that they’re being discriminated against, and hence, complain about it.

Designers Don’t Love Most Americans, Despite Fashion Week Pretense

New York Fashion Week might finally be changing for the better, but it’s still the epicenter of America’s problems with fashion and beauty.

Sex Abuse Scandal Hits Gymnastics As Olympians Take The Mat

The hands-on nature between a gymnast and her coach should cause USA Gymnastics to be extra-sensitive to claims of sexual abuse. Allegedly it was not.

Third Eye Blind Was Immature And Intolerant To Mock Republicans In Cleveland

In the name of promoting tolerance, Stephan Jenkins took it upon himself to offend the very audience he was honored to entertain.

I’m Shocked, Shocked To Find Liberal Bias At This Major Journalism Conference

During training sessions I watched top professionals in their fields encouraging political bias against conservatives before reporters’ pens could even hit paper.

Yes, Yoga Is Competitive, And That’s Okay

“Yoga is a personal practice, so bringing it to a competition blows people’s minds.”

Pepper Spray Bans Codify Victim Blaming

A young woman in Denmark has been charged for defending herself against an attacker with pepper spray. Because of DC’s laws, this could happen here, too.

Beauty Fades Even If You Freeze

Freezing yourself via cryotherapy shouldn’t be a quick way to lose weight, Chelsea Ake-Salvacion’s horror story shows.

Disliking Bumble Is Sexist

You know we’ve made progress when men complain about feeling objectified on a silly dating app like Bumble.

If You’re Going To Get Plastic Surgery, Do It Like Iggy Azalea

Australian rapper Iggy Azalea is not hiding her nose job. Contrast her honest approach with that of supermodel Gisele Bundchen.

De Blasio Backs Down From His Uber Bad Policy For Women

Women in New York City have access to safe, reliable rides home for a few months longer.

Mayor De Blasio, Don’t Set Women Back By Shackling Uber

Politicians should welcome Uber, a creative ride-sharing service that enables women to be more safe and self-reliant.

Chrissy Teigen, FreeTheNipple Doesn’t Fight Discrimination

If women really care about gender equality, we should be encouraging each other to cover up. Meaning, don’t #freethenipple.