Sexual Health and Self-Care

“Self-care” has been a popular topic in feminism for many months now, and with good reason. It’s crucial to take care of your body, from the food that you eat to the ways that you relax. However, one often overlooked area of self-care is ensuring the sexual health of our bodies. In fact, sexual health is […]

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Pouncing on the Policies

  As we transition into the summer, it’s important to look forward to the fall and the impending 2016 presidential election. This election is sure to be a contentious one, considering the uniqueness of the presidential candidates. Bernie Sanders, if elected, would be our first Jewish president and is certainly the first candidate to make […]

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An Illustration of Mental Illness

I don’t talk about it with many people, but depression is a beast I have struggled with for much of my life. I wasn’t given the emotional vocabulary to articulate this condition until high school, but the feelings are all too familiar. Trying to explain depression to someone that doesn’t have it is extremely difficult. Trying […]

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Guide to Being a #GIRLBOSS

I want to take this week as an opportunity to talk about one of my favorite books, #GIRLBOSS. #GIRLBOSS is an inspiring and insightful book written by Sophia Amoruso, the founder and owner of Nasty Gal, a clothing company valued at $250+ million dollars that Amoruso built from the ground up!  Amoruso released her book, #GIRLBOSS, […]

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Feminism and Islam: Not Mutually Exclusive

This past Tuesday, I attended an important lecture from speaker and activist, Amer F. Ahmed titled, “Addressing Islamophobia: Dispelling Myths to Break Down Barriers.” Amer provided basic information about Islam and then addressed many of the major myths surrounding the religion. I don’t believe that anyone should have to defend their religion but I respect individuals, such […]

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Cancerous Chemicals and Feminism

Hello, fellow feminists! I hope that you have all been enjoying your week back from Spring Break! In case you haven’t read the blog this week, many of our bloggers (myself included) ventured to the 2016 National Young Feminist Leadership Conference last weekend. The experience was informative, mind-expanding, challenging, and incredibly inspiring. I could write […]

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How My Family Shaped My Feminism

  I would not describe my family as “progressive.” A good majority of my family is from the South and conservative values permeated my childhood experience. However, unbeknownst to them, a few of my family members have had a key role in defining how I identify and perform my feminism. I  would like to dedicate today’s […]

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