Hello Friends, The day has unfortunately come where I sadly have to formulate my thoughts into one last post. Read close to see my word vomit of feminist thoughts that I regretfully won’t be able to share with you in depth. When you think about feminism and gender equality, please don’t forget about those with […]Read More One Final Post
Before I begin, I want to say that on Friday, November 13th, the world experienced many tragedies. For that, I keep the world in my thoughts. This post is directed much more at the users of social media. As I’m sure all of you have seen, there is a new Facebook filter available to show your […]Read More Facebook does NOT make you an Ally
As is common knowledge, in today’s heteronormative society, individuals in the queer community face all sorts of different levels of oppression. Some less common knowledge is that certain groups in the queer community enhance those levels of oppression for other identities that are less known and talked about. A perfect example of this is me. […]Read More Furthered levels of oppression in the Queer community
Menstruation is a common part of most women’s lives. It is not gross, nor what defines someone’s womanhood. It is in fact, a monthly biological process that is common in most women (notice most women, because not all that identify as female experience menstruation, whether because of their sex, trans* identity, or meta pause). There […]Read More Menstruation: Not Just a Women’s Issue
Attractiveness is a privilege. Point and blank, chances are if you are considered to be “attractive” based off of societies standards, you have a much greater chance at having opportunities than someone who would be defined as “unattractive”. As mentioned in the article hyperlinked above, we look at people who society would define as beautiful, […]Read More Beauty: not just a binary
A common phrase that all of you have heard before is “Save the Tatas”. I don’t know about you, but personally when I think about a woman fighting a life-threatening illness, her boobs are the last thing that I think of. Objectification of women’s bodies is something not uncommon in society today. You can see […]Read More Cancer is NOT sexy.
This past Tuesday I was given the awesome opportunity to see a documentary called “The Mask You Live In“.This documentary was absolutely amazing and put into perspective just how impactful having the gender norms our society is structured around can affect male’s of all ages. They brought up an amazing point really on in the […]Read More Hyper-masculinity in Society