Cyberfeminism was coined in the 1990s by feminists who were interested in theorizing and critiquing the internet and new media technologies through a feminist lens. Cyberfeminism is an approach that explores the relationships within cyberspace. The term came out of ‘third-wave‘ feminism, which followed the movements of the ‘second-wave’ feminism of the 1970s that focused […]Read More What does cyberfeminism mean?
In our newsroom discussion on November 2nd, 2021, we discussed the feminist issues within recent news including sexual assault controversies in public schools, updates on the Texas abortion ban, and girls’ education after the Taliban. The stories we shared allowed for conversation and thought through a feminist lens. Locals news: New Virginia laws are under […]Read More Newsroom roundup 11/02/21
Gender prejudice is the action or treatment against a person based on their sex. We see gender bias present in society in many forms, but healthcare is a crucial one. Bias in the medical field is damaging to the healthcare systems we rely on. In healthcare, gender bias is when patients are diagnosed and treated […]Read More Gender bias in healthcare
This post was edited on 10/26/2021 by pi$cesfairy. If you consume any media, I am sure the name ‘Gabby Petito’ is not unfamiliar to you. Her name has been plastered over social media and news outlets for weeks. The case of this beautiful, missing 22-year-old girl who just wanted to travel and explore has touched […]Read More The lack of media coverage for the missing indigenous women
“We are either going to have a future where women lead the way to make peace with the Earth or we are not going to have a human future at all.” —Vandana Shiva As an inspiring environmentalist and a self-proclaimed feminist, the concept of eco-feminism as always piqued my interest. The relation of nature and […]Read More Is Eco-feminism a Justified Branch of Feminism?