Project Condom was hosted last week by JMU Feminist Collective. Full disclosure, I am an executive board member, but let me tell y’all what went down. To give some background: Project Condom is an event sponsored by One Condom where, like Project Runway, people have to make outfits as a challenge. This challenge is that […]Read More Project Condom
Angela Davis has been a feminist icon since the 70’s. As an author of over a dozen books, she is still fiercely involved in activism within the United States and elsewhere. I joined a book club a few months ago to push myself to get educated on new perspectives on activism I’m interested in. Reading […]Read More Freedom Is A Constant Struggle – Review
Another busy week kept you from the newsfeed? Don’t worry, I got you covered. Here’s what happened this week: [CN: violence, SA] Donald Trump is sending the National Guard to the Texas/Mexico border. He also wants immigration policy to change from “catch and release” to capture and detain. Great, now we’re holding people indefinitely because […]Read More Feminist News
Every year, The National Young Feminist Leadership Conference gets better: more intersectionality, more interesting panels, more useful workshops. This year was definitely the best, and here are some of my favorite takeaways. First, I went to the Protecting Immigrants panel. Obviously, we need to recognize that for many people, especially trans and queer people, getting […]Read More Hot Takes From NYFLC
Hey there feminists! Did you have a long week? No idea where the month of March went? Don’t worry, here is what you missed this week: 1. On Saturday March 24, the Parkland survivors held a rally in Washington DC to demand sensible gun laws. There were over 800 sister marches across the country and […]Read More What Feminists Are Talking About – This Week
It’s Women’s History Month! Instead of telling you about famous historical American figures, I want to talk about a girl making history today. Her name is Ahed Tamimi, and she is a 17 year-old Palestinian activist. First, some background: Israel is a Jewish state that came into existence in 1948 after widespread displacement of Jewish […]Read More Making History Worldwide
Okay, we’ve all heard why the Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency (ICE) is like the Gestapo. Videos and articles will explain to you why, as well as a familiarity with Nazi Germany and its history. But I’m not here to reiterate that point. I’m going to let you know why deporting people is a bad […]Read More ICE is the gestap-who now?
If you are a uterus owner, chances are you have experienced the discomfort and inconvenience of a menstrual period. We all know about the pink tax, the fact that women’s and female products are typically priced higher. On top of that, period products such as tampons, pads, and menstrual cups are considered “luxury items” and […]Read More Periods in Prison
The #MeToo and #Time’sUp movements have been overwhelmingly positive. Women have opened up about their stories of sexual harassment and assault, and men have been outed. Some men have even been punished. But some men have jumped on this movement to pretend as if they care, cloaking themselves and their past from the eyes of […]Read More When Will Time Be Up?