A novice feminist’s perspective of her first V-Day Performance…Read More My First (& hopefully not last) V-Day Performance
We’ve got a new newsroom format! Catch up on the news from the last week from COVID-19 to Harvey Weinstein.Read More Newsroom
If you remember from my interview with my Scottish friend, I want to include feminist perspectives from around the world on the blog. I was lucky enough to interview the dynamic Katsu, a wonderful person I met on my study abroad who answered some questions about what feminism means to her and what it means […]Read More Feminist Perspectives: Poland
As I get older, I am becoming more aware of how blessed I am to have a father who believes that I deserve the same rights as my two brothers.Read More An Open Letter to my Dad: Thank You for Being a Feminist
In a recent interview, rapper T.I. claimed that he takes his 18 year old daughter to the gynecologist each year to check whether she is still a virgin. These comments led to backlash and criticism, eventually resulting in the “Ladies Like Us” podcast being taken down. In this interview on November 5, 2019, T.I. stated, […]Read More Virginity Is A Patriarchal, Social Construct.
The laws created echo the continuous struggles of women and other marginalized groups. Laws are the culmination and the realization that our patriarchal society has created from its inception. The laws that have been created by our society came into being during the revolutionary war and the subsequent creation of the Declaration of Independence. These […]Read More Women and Controversial Topics
Hello! The angry black woman is back and in action. Did you miss me? Here is an update since my last post. I have decided to make this a series because several things make me angry as a black woman, and rightfully so. This is a series based on facts and experience. So, let us […]Read More Diary of an Angry Black Woman Pt. 2
Ever since I got my first period in middle school, I can remember taking countless trips to the bathroom with a pad or tampon shoved in my pocket or up my sleeve feeling an overwhelming sense of shame. Shame. Why was I so ashamed of something that I had no control over? Why did I […]Read More We Need to End the Menstruation Stigma- PERIOD.
For the uninitiated, being a feminist can be hard to wrap your head around. What am I to believe? What am I to think? Am I a feminist? The chances are if you are even asking yourself these questions you are more than likely already a feminist. To help further explore what it means to […]Read More What Does it Mean to be a Feminist?
We have all experienced it before. Whether it is a comment made by a male co-worker, a boyfriend, a peer, a friend, a family member… the slight change in a mood, irritability, or any sign of emotion apparently only means one thing to men: you are on your period. Now just for fun, let’s say […]Read More My Period Is Not a Period of Discussion