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Street Harassment: A Problem That Needs Legal Regulation!

*Content Warning: The following blog contains content about street harassment that can be triggering for some. Have you ever had unwelcome comments, gestures, or acts directed at you by a stranger? I have many times.  This is street harassment. Street harassment means disrespectful, offensive, or threatening statements, gestures, or other conduct directed at an individual […]

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What is Period poverty?

Have you ever started your period and had to use a dirty rag in order to control the bleeding? The answer for most people would most likely be “no.” But for some women who live below the poverty line, and cannot afford products such as pads or tampons, this might be their only option when […]

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Stopping The Stigma Of Periods

Why is there such a stigma around periods? Periods are seen as dirty, gross, and unclean. There are such negative connotations around periods and menstruation. People joke around and say phrases like “oh she’s just PMS-ing”, or say comments like “is it that time of the month”, or “she’s just moody because of her period.” […]

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newsroom roundup 11/16

In our newsroom on November 16th, 2021, we looked at local, national, and international news from a feminist perspective. The news articles we will be discussing include conversations surrounding controversy over the graphic novel, “Gender Queer: A Memoir”, recent changes to Louisiana cosmetology school LICENSING, and a population law being passed in Iran that violates […]

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