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Bra Wars

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 […]

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Bye Bye Tampon Tax

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 […]

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The Future is Women

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!

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No ma’am, no ham, no turkey.

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 […]

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It’s about to get real

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 […]

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The Real Tea on Organic Tampons

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, […]

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Advocacy Vs. Activism Vs. Allyship

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 […]

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Save Lives, Not Boobies

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 […]

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What it is, what’s up?

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, […]

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#30 NCOD in 20GAYteen

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 […]

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I’m done being “Too Nice”

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. […]

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Are the trees racist?

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 […]

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Feminism on Wheels?

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, […]

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“The Birds and the Bees.”

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?

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I’m not your token Activist.

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 […]

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Fat Shaming Fashion Disaster?

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 […]

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