So, you want to be an online activist?

As a blogger for ShoutOut!, I am constantly using the internet to engage with other feminists from around the world, and I love it. Online activism is al amazing too; for feminist issues and more: it helps spread awareness/advocacy, it helps organize and mobilize, and it’s a great tool to view action and reaction. The most unique thing about this [relatively] […]

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Why Are Women’s Rights Not Bipartisan?

As Women’s History Month comes to a close, I’ve been thinking more and more about women, not only in the past, but in the present and future. With the 2016 elections quickly approaching, a lot of women’s issues will be present in political dialogues, including equal pay and reproductive rights. Here’s my prediction: unless the republican party changes, […]

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Feminist Name-Calling

I’ve always been a feminist. Even before I called myself one, I always agreed with most feminist ideals. However, as is the case for many feminists, it took me a while to identify with the term because of the massive stigma around the word. As I explored in my first ShoutOut blog post (awww!), people […]

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What Was Missing from the 2015 Oscars

The 87th Annual Academy Awards premiered on ABC last night, and many notable things happened in relation to feminist issues: Reese Witherspoon popularized #AskHerMore, a movement to question women on the red carpet about more then what they’re wearing. Patricia Arquette gave a well-intended shoutout to women in her acceptance speech for Best Supporting Actress. John […]

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