A couple days ago, I went shopping with my boyfriend since both of us were in need of our usual basic necessities. When we were checking out, I was shocked to see how much more I was spending than him. We each purchased one package of razors and a stick of deodorant of the same […]
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“I can tell you without any equivocation that the number one abuse of human rights on Earth is, strangely, not addressed quite often, is the abuse of women and girls.” Jimmy Carter • TEDWomen 2015 When I heard the news last week that former US President Jimmy Carter had entered hospice care, I was surprised by all […]
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Yes, birth control has the amazing ability to prevent contraception, but in the recent wave of the government overturning Roe v Wade and moving the discussion to birth control, do male politicians understand that birth control has the ability to combat other women’s health issues. I personally know this as I suffer from endometriosis, a […]
Read More Dear male politicians, birth control saves lives.
*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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Just Say Me! Or So You Would Think, Just Say Me, a statement that can have so many connotations. I first heard this statement in a ABC Family hit show “The Secret Life of an American Teenager” The statement was meant to invoke power into a women’s right of choosing the needs of herself over a […]
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On September 14th, we discussed local, national, and global news from feminist standpoints. This included information about a local professor aiming to educate college students on the election process, a governor in South Carolina introducing a 15-week abortion ban, and a Saudi Arabian woman being prosecuted for tweets. Local: Professor Bobby G. Gentry of Bridgewater […]
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Abortion laws have been an ongoing debate for centuries. Well, whether women have the right to make decisions regarding their own bodies has been the topic of many courtrooms, which are more often than not filled by men. Let’s rewind all the way back to 1973. That’s right, 1973. Which sounds like ages ago, because […]
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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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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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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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