It saves my friends from an uncomfortable interaction down the road, makes me feel more comfortable, and allows them to engage in a safe space for dialogue. So, it does start with us and just a simple conversation.Read More ADDRESSING GENDER STEREOTYPES WITH YOUR CLOSE FRIENDS IS HARD…BUT I DID IT!
There is no one way to be a perfect feminist. How a person chooses to support and share feminism depends first how they define their feminism, the spectrum is wide. That being said, popular feminist, Sara Ahmed, outlines one way to live a feminist lifestyle. In her book Living a Feminist Life she outlines what […]Read More The Killjoys of Tik Tok
As our site’s visitors have come to notice, birth control is a topic that is frequently discussed in blog posts. I don’t want to “beat a dead horse,” but I wanted to talk about my story with contraceptives. As a disclaimer, this is just my experience with birth control. Some have had great experiences, others […]Read More Got Birth Control Issues? Let’s Talk About It!
For those who attended high school, especially for junior and senior year, or have experienced the pressure to continue to higher education you know the stress that is common during the application process. We are always told that it is worth it in the end, that after the anxiety of applying and getting in some […]Read More Trans Students’ experiences on College Campuses
As a cisgender woman, I am in no way speaking on others’ experiences with or regarding transgender identity positionally. Despite this, this is my experience and exploration when one of my friends started dating a transgender male and how I approached the conversation with her (cisgender woman). In my identity positionally, I had a lot […]Read More MY GROWTH ABOUT DIFFERING IDENTITIES THROUGH THE HELP OF MY FRIEND
Colorado is changing LGBTQ+ lives. They have announced a new plan to incorporate gender-affirming care as an essential health care benefit. This is a huge win for the LGBTQ+ community. It has not been an easy road to getting equality in healthcare and we are still very far away from that but it is always […]Read More Colorado is changing health care for the LGBTQ+ community
Like many white American children, I grew up being taught America was a place of freedom and liberty and that, despite its troubled past, America was now a place where people could express themselves and tell their stories and essentially, not have to worry about being censored and prosecuted. I have a distinct memory of […]Read More Suppression, Censorship, and the dangers of the Single story of History
One minute, my mom was yelling at me; the next, we were out getting ice cream! She is so bipolar! What is the problem with this sentence? I personally am a grammar nut, but a hint is that it would be easily overlooked. I’ll give you a second… Here’s the answer: the word “bipolar” is […]Read More Mental Disorders are NOT Adjectives
We are @stillstanding99, @imabadwitch, and @thefeministsunflower, and this is your newsroom roundup of the week! Local News: After a townhall meeting and advice from legal counsel, Rockingham County Public Schools (RCPS) has made the decision to not adopt new inclusivity policies proposed by the Virginia Department of Education (VDOE). These policies were proposed in response […]Read More Newsroom Roundup
The long list of people failed by the American government continues to grow even as we approach 2022. Refugees, African Americans, and women are a few out of the bunch. Although the first two listed deserve their own blog post; Texas has made the conversation impossible to ignore. Texas and its undying efforts to turn […]Read More America, who do you care about?