Elizabeth Rox10 hours ago
Am I Beautiful?
Today I can honestly say I feel quite beautiful. It is, of course, due to the fact that my insides feel good and not because I look good on the outside. I ordered a salad instead of pizza and why? Bec...
Liz B17 hours ago
Not Rape
Do you even remember me? Remember the years ago when we first met? I'm not sure how we met... you would think I'd remember. However, it seems my memory from that entire school year is a little fuzzy. ...
Mathilda Burton2 days ago
Afraid of Intimacy
His name was Jeremiah and I met him when I lived in Australia. He was the second of twelve children, 24-years-old, and born into a conservative family. I was close to his younger sisters, my brother w...
charlie delaney2 days ago
What No One Tells You About Sexual Assault
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Like many others, I woke up on Tuesday to the news that not only had doctors discovered "the cause of PCOS" they had also discovered a "cure". The article was everywhere on social media, quoted from v...
'But Boys Like Long Hair Better' and Why I Don't Care
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Annica Webb12 days ago
Feminism
You hear "feminism" and your mind instantly goes into arguing mode. Stop. "Feminism: the advocacy of women's rights on the ground of the equality of the sexes." This movement is entirely about equalit...
Ode to a Time When Justice Looks Different, We Listen to Women and Survivors, and Blackness Is Not Used as a Means to Support Serial Rapists
All over social media, Cosby rape apologists are passionately decrying his conviction. It doesn’t seem to matter that he admitted to putting Quaaludes in the drinks of the 62 women he violated. He fra...
Faith Clark24 days ago
Every University Student Should Have to Take a Women's Studies Course
Coming from a small town, I knew I was more “progressive” than a lot of other people in my area, but I also knew that there was a lot I was missing out on and sheltered from because of where I come fr...
Elizabeth Berta month ago
How I Overcame Losing My Breasts
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Lilliana Backmana month ago
10 Inspiring Female Journalists
Compared to how it is today, in the past, the majority of women weren't taken seriously in their professions. In fact, it was pretty difficult for women to obtain higher and professional jobs, because...
Samantha Bentley2 months ago
Things Women Should Stop Saying to Each Other IMMEDIATELY
OK, I’m just going to put this out there, I am guilty of most of these at some point or another in my life, and I’m pretty sure most of the girls I know are too, but that doesn’t make it OK. I noticed...
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Body Talk
Your body, your choice? A place to debate and discuss the complexities and controversies surrounding women's' health issues, reproductive rights, and bodily autonomy.
Rivka Spicer3 days ago
PCOS: Cure or False Hope?
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Amber Nickol5 days ago
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Since I can remember, things were just different for me compared to other girls my age. Doctors would tell me: watch what you’re eating, exercise, drink water, etc. You know the normal things they tel...
Kelsey Langea month ago
10 Reasons Why You Should Switch to Only Using Organic Tampons
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History of the Flower Crown
It's music festival season, and the main accessory adorned in the heat of Coachella are flower crowns. A popular fashion choice that has ancient origins, and has managed to sneak its way into popular ...
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Beth Haywood2 months ago
Wronged Women
In my time learning history from the Ancient Greeks to the Tudors, I have begun to notice in a pattern in how the history that we know is far from the actual truth. History is not a new subject, Histo...
April Demarco2 months ago
Most Famous Female Engineers in History
From the 1800s to now, famous female engineers continue to make their mark on history, creating groundbreaking inventions that will alter our lives day to day. As huge milestones for women, and huge m...
Maya Conroy12 days ago
Feminism in 'The Great Gatsby'
After reading The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald, I am left a bit surprised by the female characters. Half of them seem to be independent and embracing their opportunities to be something more th...
Clare Woodforda month ago
In the Eyes of the Beholder
In the Eyes of the Beholder: Classification, labels, branding: we have all been sorted into groups whether through our income, gender, religious beliefs, or even the most simple of things; your shirt,...
Nancy Fingerhood2 months ago
All Heterosexual Sex Is Rape
At first, I misunderstood the premise of Andrea Dworkin’s book, Intercourse, to mean heterosexual sex is rape. I fell into the trap of believing her critics without reading the book myself, but when I...
Maya Conroy5 days ago
Feminism Around the World
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Brittany Elaine5 days ago
Is Veganism a Feminist Issue?
There are many branches of feminism, but something that recurs across various feminist ideologies is the idea that consuming meat and dairy is anti-feminist. Women who identify as feminist but consume...
Annica Webb12 days ago
Feminism
You hear "feminism" and your mind instantly goes into arguing mode. Stop. "Feminism: the advocacy of women's rights on the ground of the equality of the sexes." This movement is entirely about equalit...
Elizabeth Rox10 hours ago
Am I Beautiful?
Today I can honestly say I feel quite beautiful. It is, of course, due to the fact that my insides feel good and not because I look good on the outside. I ordered a salad instead of pizza and why? Bec...
Elle Coyle5 days ago
Let's Talk About PCOS
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Luna Teal5 days ago
Is There Something Wrong With My Body?
Approximately 91 percent of women have a negative body image. That is a staggering number. All the pictures portrayed of the stick-thin models in magazines and on Instagram are unrealistic. In fact, o...
Coffee & Crime
I couldn’t figure out where to place the million jumbled thoughts I have. They swarm in my head like bees that, unlike real ones, refuse to become endangered. One voice in my head told me to write poe...
Claire Raymond3 months ago
Periods Explained for Men
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Mackenzie Kennedy5 months ago
How Effective is the Morning After Pill?
The "morning after pill" has become one of the most controversial forms of birth control, primarily because it's been called both ineffective and a form of abortion. However, anyone who's really resea...
'But Boys Like Long Hair Better' and Why I Don't Care
I remember going to see the movie Tangled when it first came out. Being an avid fairy-tale and Disney lover I was so excited when my step-mother and grandmother took me to see it in theaters. Everyone...
A'Briani Anokyea month ago
Always, Always, Always Cute
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Lana G2 months ago
For the Tomboy
I got my nails done for the first time this week. I was initially debating getting them, knowing that I'm busy, and often not gentle when it comes to handling things. But my boyfriend did not exactly ...
charlie delaney2 days ago
What No One Tells You About Sexual Assault
I used to think sexual assault was something that happened to people at the hands of strangers and in violent attacks. As I got older and heard more about the issue, I realised I was wrong and that it...
Maya Conroy5 days ago
The Wage Gap
While discussing the newest Avengers movie, one of the actors came up, and a few of my friends laughed a little at Benedict Cumberbatch's statement of how he refuses to take a role if his female costa...
k fox 12 days ago
#MeToo Movement
The topic that I am about to cover in this blog post is sexual assault. I am going to tell the stories of two women who experienced sexual assault. I am going to tell the story of a woman who was not ...
Liz B17 hours ago
Not Rape
Do you even remember me? Remember the years ago when we first met? I'm not sure how we met... you would think I'd remember. However, it seems my memory from that entire school year is a little fuzzy. ...
Mathilda Burton2 days ago
Afraid of Intimacy
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Marnie Grundman18 days ago
How Does This Grab You?
I have written and re-written … re-thought this article over and over again. I've been trying to figure out how to dive in and more importantly unravel the feelings that a man who crossed the line on ...
April Demarco10 days ago
10 Totally Badass Birthday Cards Your BFF Will Love
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Rachel Blanchard19 days ago
Meet Kali: The Monthly Organic Feminine Hygiene Subscription Box
I always forget to stock up on tampons whenever my period comes and I never learn. I'll drive to the local convenient store, praying in the back of my head, "Don't drip, don't drip, don't drip." Most ...
Lucy Hulton2 months ago
Menstrual Cups
This might seem like a peculiar first article to post as a creative writing student. After all, menstruation isn’t usually the first thing to get people’s imagination going, and it’s regarded as taboo...
Confessions of a Feminist
After rolling out of bed, I pick out my outfit for the day, I work at 5. Shorts or jeans? Low cut shirt or just a regular tee shirt? These are the questions I ask myself every day before choosing an o...
Jovelle Avancena15 days ago
Inspiring Women Who Work in Tech
I never identified as a girl—not primarily, anyway. To me, I was "Jovelle"—and I happened to be born with the reproductive organs associated with the word "female." I didn’t really care that I was a g...
Maura Dudasa month ago
The Concerning Trend of Our Bodies and Image Becoming Commodities
For my university project, I had to pick a study and design an academic poster about the topic. This is basically a colourful illustration of the findings of the experiment with charts, illustrations,...
Dana Cole5 days ago
Me Too. Still
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Motherhood on My Time
I received a text message from my mom this past Sunday, Mother’s Day, that my cousin was pregnant and to call her. I thought it was an innocent thing to inform me that we’re welcoming a new baby into ...
Maya Conroy10 days ago
Feminism
Emotions, aka feelings, are felt by everybody. They are specific reactions to an event or as a response to something that happens and are usually experienced as fear, hate, love, happiness, or envy. B...