Wo-Man’s Land

With everything happening in the world right now, have you ever thought about just getting rid of men? Let’s talk about the women behind the political, economic, and social structure of their man-less community of Umoja, Kenya.

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Throwing Shade: A Feminasty Podcast Review

Meet self-proclaimed “Feminasty” Erin Gibson and “Homosensual” Bryan Safi, two comedians who take a “weekly look at all the issues important to ladies and gays…and treat them with much less respect than they deserve.”  These are the hosts of the sarcasm-dripping, startling-laughter-in-public inducing feminist podcast Throwing Shade, a sometimes problematic, ranty, usually extremely relevant, sometimes […]

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Why Lady Gaga Won the Oscars

Sunday night, beloved celebrities took to the red carpet for the Academy Awards. Chris Rock hosted and provided laughs and jokes that criticized the Academy and the lack of people of color as nominees.  He also let his daughters sell Girl Scout cookies to the audience. It was a fun night filled with excitement and […]

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Radical Justice for trans* youth

How can we let a murderer walk free? The amount of issues individuals face daily due to their gender identity is truly immense. Through my studies, I have become familiar with the issues that trans* individuals face daily due to their gender identity.  In order to truly understand the issues that impede on the trans […]

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Guns Still Allowed After Terror Threats Against Feminist Speaker

*Content warning: contains email describing violence against women Anita Sarkeesian is the creator of Feminist Frequency, a video webseries that explores the representation of women in pop culture. According to the website, Feminist Frequency “largely serves as an educational resource to encourage critical media literacy and provide resources for media makers to improve their works […]

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Man, I Feel Like A Woman

*Warning The Video That Is Attached Is Extremely Violent, Viewer Discretion is Advised* This past week I’ve had two different conversations with two different groups of people about the life of Transgenders, and the difficultly that they face in our society.  Our society, as a whole, still views them as abnormal and more often than […]

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Rape Culture: Who’s Laughing Now?

TRIGGER WARNING: Discussion of rape/ sexual assault. In my last post, I explained that the way a person dresses doesn’t indicate anyone’s right to touch them, and why this notion is so instrumental in contributing to rape culture. As the second post in my series about rape culture, I wanted to explore the concept of […]

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