I saw this video over the weekend while I was watching television, and it spoke a lot to me. I think that women are undermined in many ways for their athletic abilities. Being a girl who grew up loving and interacting through sports, I love when I see a company as large as NIKE sticking […]Read More NIKE: Can women do it?
Bro status: a position bestowed only upon the worthy. A moniker given to the female that has successfully infiltrated the male camp. But, what does it mean to become a bro? I know when my roommates gave me the title that it’s supposed to be a compliment, but it’s hard to get past the slight […]Read More Becoming a Bro
The internet has been arguably the greatest feat of science and technology of the past century, but it has a pesky flaw of keeping people hidden in veils of anonymity and often delusion. I’d like to open my first post up by telling a story from my childhood. I hope to then explain why I […]Read More Childhood, Princesses and Equality for All
Enlightenment within the Buddhist philosophy is defined as “attainment of spiritual knowledge or insight which frees a person from the cycle of rebirth.” Isn’t that just beautiful? Looking at enlightenment from this perspective truly makes me believe that, through sociological mindfulness and feminist thought, there is a possibility of dismantling all the forms of social […]Read More Sociological Enlightenment and My Path to Feminism
I once read that “no man is as anti-feminist as a really feminine woman.” Aside from my love for scotch, Alec Bradley cigars, and all things Quentin Tarantino, I would consider myself to be a rather feminine gal. As such, this line struck a nerve with me, and at once had me contemplating that maybe […]Read More Insights from a Lipstick-Wearing Feminist
When considering the history of feminist thought, I instinctively picture Susan B. Anthony and Elizabeth Cady Stanton gathered at the first Seneca Falls Convention to organize for women’s suffrage. Though this was one of the first images of a feminist to which I was exposed, I have recently found that it isn’t the picture of […]Read More Feminist Roots: How Intersectionality Shaped My Perspective