It’s no secret that for the past year or so, Amanda Bynes has been tweeting some pretty erratic things. She’s also been doing some pretty erratic things. But that’s not what I want to talk about. I want to talk about how we as a society are REACTING to these incidences. Amanda Bynes is in […]Read More Amanda Bynes is Sooo Crazy…Right?
With Halloween approaching, let’s talk about ways to avoid dressing in racist costumes! 1. Race is not a costume. If you dress as a “Mexican” or a “Native-American”, you are generalizing an entire culture and perpetuating stereotypes, therefore, you are being racist. 2. It is acceptable to dress up as another PERSON from a different race or culture. You can […]Read More QUICK HIT: How NOT to be Racist this Halloween
Before I get in to the content of this blog post, I have to start with a disclaimer: I am a Taylor Swift fan. I have all of her albums: ‘Taylor Swift’, ‘Fearless’, ‘Speak Now’, ‘Red’, and now ‘1989’. I have [too] many songs from those albums memorized. I even went to the Taylor Swift […]Read More Feminist Taylor Swift: Why I’m On Board With #TS1989
Here are some ADORABLE and awesome costumes that rep some famous feminists! Here are some favorites: http://www.buzzfeed.com/morganshanahan/awesome-feminist-costume-ideas-for-little-grrrrrlsRead More QUICK HIT: Badass Halloween Costumes for Little Feminists
The following is a guest blog post from a woman who’s close to my heart and happens to be an extremely talented writer and feminist. Renee graduated from George Mason University in 2011 and her experience as a professional, young woman in the work place provides her with a unique perspective. The piece highlights the covert sexism experienced daily in […]Read More Bra Straps, Yoga Pants, Business Suits: Does it really matter?
A young film-maker recently walked all over NYC for 10 hours, and recorded her experience. Street harassment is a reality women deal with on a daily basis. Some of the men in the video seemed as if they were being polite, but in my experience and obviously in the experience of the film maker, if […]Read More QUICK HIT: What it is like to be a woman in NYC and everywhere
Over the past few weeks I’ve been working my way through Lena Dunham’s new book, Not That Kind of Girl. As I read, I laughed a lot. I also was struck by how much I related to Dunham’s stories. Unlike Dunham I have not grown up in NYC, or attended a super liberal school, or been the […]Read More Not That Kind of Girl