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?
If you are going to be a feminist, be a good one; don’t just look out for the feminists that look and live like you. Look out for the women (and all humans) at every corner of your society. Justice for all, not just for some.Read More Migrant Mothers: proving that feminism must be intersectional.
Trigger Warning: This post does contain details and description of sexual assault It’s Italy in 1992, an 18 year old girl is picked up for her first driving lesson by her 45 year-old driving instructor. He then proceeds to drive her to an isolated road, pulled her out of the car, wrestled her out of her […]Read More Denim, Denim, Denim: Denim Day 2016
What is most important to me must be spoken, made verbal and shared, even at the risk of having it bruised and misunderstood…the speaking profits me, beyond any other effect. –Audre Lorde About two or so years ago, I wrote my first spoken word. I had a rough winter break at home, things from my […]Read More Words, Poetry, and Activists: Let’s Get Inspired
So there’s this story. It hasn’t been told much, at least this specific one hasn’t, but it begs to be told. It begs to be heard because it’s like so many other stories. It was the summer before her senior year of high school. Summer in the suburbs with short shorts, bonfires, and house parties. […]Read More That Summer Night: A Story Kept Under Sheets
Since I was a teenager I have been wondering, can I have a career and a family? Is there any way to raise kids AND be successful in the workplace? I hardly manage to pack my own lunch and make it to school on time now – where would I ever find the energy to get […]Read More Imposed Cultures: Kids or Career?