As a blogger for ShoutOut!, I am constantly using the internet to engage with other feminists from around the world, and I love it. Online activism is al amazing too; for feminist issues and more: it helps spread awareness/advocacy, it helps organize and mobilize, and it’s a great tool to view action and reaction. The most unique thing about this [relatively] […]Read More So, you want to be an online activist?
We are all familiar with the scene in Snow White when the Evil Queen asks, “Mirror, mirror on the wall. Who is the fairest of them all?” But in the 21st century, that mirror has transformed into videos. Welcome to the world of YouTube- a place where young girls turn to an interactive mirror to […]Read More Pretty or Ugly? Issue of Teen Girls Self Esteem
Oh, but haven’t you heard? Yesterday was Thursday and tomorrow is Saturday… and after that is Sunday! Thank you, 13-year-old Rebecca Black, for keeping us in the loop… I first saw this video Tuesday night at the prompting of my roommate. At first, I laughed off how mundane the lyrics are (“Kickin’ in the front […]Read More It’s FRIDAY!