The first time I was catcalled, I was twelve years old. I was on vacation with my family, walking along the beach with my little brother, when a man around fifty years old yelled at me from afar. He was with a group of roughly five other men his age when he made an inappropriate […]
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Picture this: You’re in seventh grade, your body is changing, it’s confusing, and you’re told to cover it up every day because “it’s distracting.” No shorts. No T-shirts. No jeans except on Fridays. No holes in jeans. Make sure your jeans aren’t too tight. How tight is too tight? Cover your butt completely with a […]
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My mom just recently got a new job offer after being with her previous employer for over thirty years. Switching companies and starting a new job at the start of a recession in our country was terrifying to her, but she was so excited for the opportunity of a lifetime to work her dream job. […]
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This post has been edited on 10/19 by smalltowngemini Feminism has been a fight and a hot topic since the 1800s. With movements such as the women’s suffrage movement, the women’s liberation movement, and the black feminism movement, powerful woman leaders can seldom be ignored (although many do try). These movements have brought about waves […]
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The release of Pixar’s Turning Red has stirred up a conversation about whether or not it is appropriate to have puberty be a subject in a children’s film. Are movies like this a step in the right direction to normalizing periods for young girls or is it too advanced for Disney’s audience?
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Food is the center of world, it’s what connects all of us. Sadly the restaurant industry doesn’t proportionately employee an equal number of men and women chefs. “Food and Feminism” looks at the line between cooking being a domestic duty for women and it being a career for men.
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A compiled list of visual artists online to support, including growing Instagram and TikTok painters and small business owners.
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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.
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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 […]
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While participating in sports can be a great way to stay active and be a healthy outlet for competitiveness, it can have a detrimental effect on women athlete’s body image. I have been an athlete my entire life. Everyone in my family was an athlete. All of the women in my family were cheerleaders, dancers, […]
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