Have young women today inherited a rape culture that is still ingrained? When will we as a society come to reject this legacy and what will it take? Glistening luxury pools and fountains, hand carved sculptures (not to call out any cover models), polished marble floors, chandeliers hanging from tall ceilings that cost more than […]Read More Playboy Bunnies and the Chamber of Secrets
So, I had to do an analysis of an advertisement for one of my classes this week and I picked this ad: The Ad I like the colors, the representation and the message – that you don’t NEED to shave these parts of your body. I was also interested in analyzing how structures of power […]Read More Hairy Expectations
We need to put an end to this…Read More Virgin-Shaming
Dealing with a monthly period is not pleasant, especially with the stigma that comes along with it. Imagine if men were to have periods and how different menstruation would be treated?Read More If Men Had Periods
In this collaborative post, we discuss our experiences with imposter syndrome and how to address this issue.Read More You’re not an imposter!
Listen, I am all about sexual expression and exploration. Find your kinks girls and boys! It’s a part of your sexual journey and I encourage it. However, there is a serious conversation we need to have about the nature of the pornography people are watching. I’m not talking about your average, vanilla sex, amateur tape […]Read More Modern Day Pornography: Patriarchy’s Perfect Propaganda Piece
We hope you are staying safe and healthy! Here is this week’s newsroom! Grab some coffee or tea, and enjoy this post!Read More Newsroom!
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 19thAmendment to the Constitution of the United States allowed women the right to vote in 1920. It is 100 years later, and we are only now seeing a rise in women represented in politics. But sadly, we are still extremely underrepresented. For years, women have endured a concerning struggle to reach a concrete level of […]Read More Not Enough Women at the Table
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