Looking for some new music to add to your playlist? Check out some feminist anthems!Read More Feminist Anthems
We’re talking about BOOBS! And the beautiful bodies they sit on. Yes, everyone has them but like bodies no two are the same. For me, my left boob is bigger than my right. TOTALLY NORMAL for anyone to have a bit of differentiation between the two. As everyone says they’re sisters not twins.However, companies continue […]Read More Bra Wars
Lets talk about what’s going on in the news, feminist edition!Read More Weekly Dose of Fem Knowledge
On Tuesday, November 6th, we had two major intersectional feminist wins. Not only are there more than 100 women in the House of Representatives, but Nevada also became the tenth state to ditch the so-called “tampon tax” along with states like New York, Illinois, and Florida, and Washington D.C. Now that’s what I call a step […]Read More Bye Bye Tampon Tax
Seriously, it’s getting old…Read More Listen, don’t steal our ideas
In fact, a black woman with an advanced degree is more likely to lose her baby than a white woman with less than an eighth-grade education.” That statistic was for the people that assume white women must be more advantaged because of their socioeconomic or education status which they are not. Next.Read More Why I Am Afraid To Give Birth As A Black Woman in America
I don’t know about you…but I tend to compare myself to other people. I follow Victoria Secret Angels and bloggers with these amazing bodies and fabulous lives. I call having them on my feed “inspiration” but sometimes it causes me to compare my life to theirs and wonder what I could be doing better. My […]Read More How The Bare Naked Ladies are Promoting Self Love
Let’s talk about the intersectional feminist WIN during the most recent midterm elections!Read More Lets Talk Results
Last week was Halloween, so you know today’s newsroom is going to be packed with all sorts of fun stories, starting with: Bar Refaeli Has Single Handedly Ended Female Oppression Yes, this is a real ad. Yes, that is a white woman wearing a niqab and also tearing off said niqab to frolic around. A […]Read More Time to Catch Up on the Past Week in News
If the 14th Amendment changes, what does this mean for the United States?Read More Is the U.S. Constitution in Danger?
A hearing privilege rendering of Peggy McIntosh’s “Unpacking the Invisible Knapsack”.Read More “Never mind, It Doesn’t Matter”
Record numbers of women are running to be in the House of Representatives in this election. Will we finally see equal representation in our government systems for men and women? We will soon find out!Read More The Future is Women
It’s the day after Halloween! Time for THANKSGIVING. HERE FOR THE FOOD AND FAMILY (mainly food). Ahhh. Thanksgiving. Some people’s favorite holiday. “Turkey Day” as they call it. Full of food, full of thanks; a neutral holiday. …Or is it? Thanksgiving: a small history If you are from the US, the story generally goes something […]Read More No ma’am, no ham, no turkey.
Here is what you need to knowRead More What is black & white & red all over?
Recent shooting at a synagogue in PA killing 11 people leaves little hope for an end to violent hate crimes in the US.Read More שלום: Shalom: Peace
Local Harrisonburg Safe Haven, The Collins Center fights to end sexual assault and its impact on the local community.Read More Local Harrisonburg Safe Haven
It’s that time of year again folks, Halloween. I’m sure you’re all gathering ideas trying to figure out what to do for your Halloween parties. Let’s be honest, Halloween is my favorite time of year. Who doesn’t love free candy? But do you know what I don’t like, yet see every year? People dressing up […]Read More It’s about to get real
In the past year or so, there has been increased dialogue on what is better: traditional or organic tampons? The big argument is that traditional tampons contain some suspect substances, like chlorine and pesticides used for the cotton production. The most popular argument is that the vagina is the most absorbent part of the body, […]Read More The Real Tea on Organic Tampons
As a young black woman in America, I won’t lie stories like these scare me, why isn’t this being discussed more often? Why are their no efforts being made to ensure this doesn’t happen again, why, why, Why?Read More I Am Afraid To Give Birth And Here’s Why
Read up on current events the feminist bloggers discussed this week. From transgender cyclists to CGI social media models!Read More What’s The Sitch?
What’s the difference? Why do some people identify as one, all of them, or none of them? Trump’s recent attack on the trans community has us all frustrated, hurt, and angry. Let’s turn that into a productive mindset. Today, we’re going to talk about the ways these labels differ, and how YOU can leave this […]Read More Advocacy Vs. Activism Vs. Allyship
If you’ve been following me for a while, you probably have read my piece on problematic fashion. If you haven’t here’s a link where you can check it out: Fat Shaming Fashion Disaster? Anyways, I wanted to revisit this topic of “Problematic Fashion” because let’s face it, sometimes clothing companies market some pretty tasteless products- […]Read More Problematic Fashion: Let’s talk about Urban Outfitters
Have you heard of Gine around campus? Local JMU senior desexualizes the word vagina!Read More Have You Heard of “Gine”?
As I’m sure many of you know, Breast Cancer Awareness Month is currently in full swing. It’s that time of the year when we are encouraged to don our finest pink garments, slap pink ribbons on our bags, and donate money to organizations such as Susan G. Komen and Relay for Life. I’m about to […]Read More Save Lives, Not Boobies
#MakingAmericaGreatAgain through immigration……Read More Trump This
This week’s weekly update! Brought to you by Social Justice Solidarity and Poised in Pink: Hurricane Michael Hurricane Michael’s death toll is creeping up. Michael has been recorded as the #3 worst landfall pressure hit in recorded hurricane history. Discussion focused around the ways that the US is contributing to the increasing intensity of weather, […]Read More What it is, what’s up?
In this current climate can any women not be a feminist? And what does that even mean?Read More Is It Bad Not To Be A Feminist?
Wherever you’re at, you can be an advocate. Even a small act is still acting.Read More Where Are Ya?
Nearly 98 million girls around the world are not in school and it’s about time we start talking about why.Read More Educating Our Girls: Obama Style
Tons of rhetoric today about how “gay people are spreading” and how “everyone is gay”. Some of that rhetoric is homophobic: I don’t get this Transgender Bathroom Hysteria We’ve been sharing bathrooms for decades already with Trans why is it a problem now? — Unite & Resist (@mikeejoe) April 18, 2016 And some of it […]Read More #30 NCOD in 20GAYteen
How often do you go into the men’s bathroom with your child to find out there is nowhere to change them but the floor or balance them on your knee? Apparently a lot of men are speaking out about this issue, let’s talk about it!Read More Men’s Bathrooms are Sexist and They Know It!
Check in with updates from FerociousFem!Read More What’s Poppin’: Feminist Style
“Caring for myself is not self-indulgence, it is self-preservation, and that is an act of political warfare.”
Missed a great dialogue?? Let me let you in on a some quick info!Read More Why is Size Really Important?
I’m a kind person. I care a lot about the people in my life and often find myself bending over backward to help people out. Some might call me “nice”. What do you mean by “nice” you might say? Well here’s a textbook definition: Ok, you’re probably wondering what I mean by all of this. […]Read More I’m done being “Too Nice”
I’m going to take a nap right here. Why? Find out!Read More On Compassion Fatigue.
Environmental racism isn’t what it sounds like. “Life Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness” Last week, in fact, a whole week ago, @ferociousfem facilitated a dialogue about environmental racism. What’s environmental racism, and how is the environment relevant? Well, it’s not that simple. Environmental Racism: refers to socially marginalized racial minority communities which are subjected to disproportionate […]Read More Are the trees racist?
What is going on ?! Read more to see what’s happening in the world.Read More Current Events: Feminist Edition
There are roughly 72 million Deaf people world wide, but only 2% receive an education in sign language. Read more to find out about the people and organizations who are working to change this.Read More Happy Belated International Day of Sign Language!!
Yes, it has been seven years and the war is still raging on but behind the scenes women are rising upRead More Syriaously Women Are Rising
Why Paramore is not preforming Misery Business anymore! #nomoreslutshamingRead More No More Misery Business
The first thing that probably pops up in your mind when you imagine women roller skating is a cliche 80’s movie montage. Yeah, I’m hearing the same Rick Astley song in the background. You’re probably picturing girls in colorful tube socks, skating in groups of two. Or maybe you’re thinking of girls in mini skirts, […]Read More Feminism on Wheels?
Why the film industry is still stuck in the past while we are all moving ahead. An brief expose on films and the Bechdel test.Read More To All The Movies You Shouldn’t Love
Time to spill this week’s tea with @notlikeothergirls.Read More What’s The 411?
Why is Christine Blasey Ford, a survivor, receiving the email hacking, the death threats and the back lash? When all she did was speak her truth. And why are all of these men that did not know Brett Kavanaugh when he was 17-years old coming forward to speak on the behalf of him?Read More “The Birds and the Bees.”
I’m not your bitch. I’m not your “homegirl”. I’m not your token queer. I’m not your activist friend who you can keep on the side as a comfort for good will. I’m not your blanket for self validation. I’m just not. I’m a human. With feelings, thoughts. Words. I have WORDS sis and let me […]Read More I’m not your token Activist.
Mommy culture repeatedly tells me “I’ll change my mind” when it comes to me not wanting kids.Read More STOP TELLING ME I’LL WANT KIDS.
Revolve clothing has recently come under scrutiny for their problematic launch of what was intended to be a body positive campaign involving several celebrities including Lena Dunham, and Paloma Elsesser. This was in collaboration with the clothing label LPA by Pia Arrobio. The campaign included the release of sweatshirts that feature “trolling” quotes directed at […]Read More Fat Shaming Fashion Disaster?
This is a story of a girl, who made a boy feel so insecure by her amazing, powerful presence he needed to puff his chest to feel better about himself.Read More Diary of an Inferior Man
Not really hip to the news? Us ovaries can help you there! Just don’t ovaryact to it.Read More What is New on the News?
Don’t sell yourself short, you’re doing yourself and the world a disservice.Read More Get it girl