Morgan Sankofa8 hours ago
Who Is Sister Sadie?
So I know the reference "Sister Sadie" from the Nina Simone song "Mississippi Goddam." It has the line "Yes, you lied to me all these years you told me to wash and clean my ears, and talk real fine ju...
The "Angry" Black Women
I went to school in a historically racist, predominantly white school district for my entire K-12 education. I've seen racism in many different shades, with many different faces. But one that I think ...
Krista Bender3 days ago
My Struggle with Loving the Woman in the Mirror
All throughout my life, I was tiny. Although a size one who ate plenty, I was not immune to the "you look sorta anorexic" jab. My once high metabolism and eight years of dance were to thank for that. ...
Cassie Valencia5 days ago
I Own My Body
I don't even know where to start this. I have been so disgusted today with the news about new abortion laws and the continued efforts that Old White Men continue to put in policing MY body and the bod...
teisha leshea6 days ago
All Patients Aren't Treated Equal
"I will remember that there is art to medicine as well as science, and that warmth, sympathy, and understanding may outweigh the surgeon's knife or the chemist's drug. Hippocratic Oath—Modern Version....
An Open Letter
My first week of college, I was raped. For the longest time, I could not bring myself to say that I was raped. I started off by denying that it had ever happened to me. Yet when I finally did begin to...
The "Angry" Black Women
I went to school in a historically racist, predominantly white school district for my entire K-12 education. I've seen racism in many different shades, with many different faces. But one that I think ...
Dominique Ziehl6 days ago
Why Is This Still Okay?
objectification |əbˌjektəfəˈkāSH(ə)n| noun 1. the action of degrading someone to the status of a mere object. Most of society can agree that objectification is harmful in some way or another to everyo...
Elizabeth Bert19 days ago
Battling with My Body
Sometimes I feel like I was born broken. That somehow all my parts didn’t come together just right. Or even worse, that I was born right but did something wrong to deserve the suffering I’ve been thro...
Morgan H23 days ago
Body Talk
I’m 5’11,” and fluctuate between 200-220 lbs in any given year. I’ve been self conscious of my body for as long as I can remember, and I have noticed recently that I have began to appreciate, embrace,...
Ossiana Tepfenhart2 months ago
10 Reasons Why 2019 Is the Year of the Period (Yes, That One)
Menstrual cycles have been considered taboo for far too long, period. Think about it, talking about menstrual health was a topic that was done in hushed voices, often with a tinge of disgust. Women, w...
Lonely Allie .2 months ago
To the Pretty Girls Who Wear Bow Ties
Masculinity in women isn’t the same as masculinity in men. Because it’s not about the tux itself, it’s the strength behind she who’s wearing it. It’s the confidence she has about her place on the spec...
#metoo
You are not alone. Together we can de-stigmatize speaking out about our experiences with sexual harassment, assault, and more.
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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.
teisha leshea6 days ago
All Patients Aren't Treated Equal
"I will remember that there is art to medicine as well as science, and that warmth, sympathy, and understanding may outweigh the surgeon's knife or the chemist's drug. Hippocratic Oath—Modern Version....
Ashley Peterson16 days ago
Spotlight on Female Reproductive Health
Despite our hyper-sexualized society, female reproductive health often gets swept under the rug. It can be uncomfortable to talk about, either in a social context or with a health professional, and it...
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Mia Johnsona month ago
How to Deal with Cravings During a Period
It's "that" time of the month when every single woman would just like to be left alone so that she could put one her comfy onesie and eat her favorite trash food. When the period is around the corner,...
Jade Pulman20 days ago
Who Was Abigail Adams?
Abigail Adams is an important feminist figure in the United States. As the wife of John Adams, Abigail used her job to push forward her own powerful Federalist and feminist views. Mrs. Adams was one o...
Amelia Roberts2 months ago
The Women's Land Army
‘We’ve come a long way; from Adam’s rib to Women’s Lib.’ This was the 'war-cry’ of women in the 1970s, and refers to the major changes that were coming about, thanks to protests around the world by th...
Reigning Women2 months ago
NASA Canceled Its All-Woman Space Walk, Because of a Wrong-Sized Spacesuit
NASA announced it's all-woman spacewalk earlier this year, marking a momentous pointing in history. It was announced on Monday, March 25th, that what was supposed to be a giant leap for womankind has ...
CD Turnera month ago
'The Handmaid's Tale' Analysis: Chapters 9-11
"We would lie in those afternoon beds, afterwards, hands on each other, talking it over. Possible, impossible. What could be done? We thought we had such problems. How were we to know we were happy?"
10 Books About Feminism Every Guy Should Read
There seems to be a toxic mindset about gender roles in our society today—one that makes a lot of men full of rage, disdain, and hatred towards women. It's an attitude that makes men think that they u...
Michele S.2 months ago
12 Books for Women to Read
A few times you've often found yourself down a dark rabbit hole—trapped. Soon you manage to climb out, but not as the same person— as an improved version. In my teens and early twenties, I’ve found my...
What Happens After Rape?
April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month. And while the #MeToo movement gets a bad reputation for being “too feminist” (“too feminist” is a load of bullshit, if you ask me), I think that this movement ...
Alika Kuzikesaa month ago
Thalia: Intro
She walked through the door, and the feeling of being watched crawled over her skin. Her hairs stood like a crown around her head, down her spine, immediately taking her back to her time trapped on th...
Hannah Orra month ago
TV Shows That Are Empowering Young Women to Take on the World
I don’t know about you but, I’ve spent the last five months binging on TV shows on Netflix and Stan, and I’m starting to see an emerging pattern. As a woman, I’ve always loved watching TV shows that m...
Krista Bender3 days ago
My Struggle with Loving the Woman in the Mirror
All throughout my life, I was tiny. Although a size one who ate plenty, I was not immune to the "you look sorta anorexic" jab. My once high metabolism and eight years of dance were to thank for that. ...
Rachel Ann15 days ago
One Day, One Year
Have you ever felt like the world was on top of your shoulders? You could be standing up tall, but still have difficulty breathing. No matter how many times someone told you, “it gets better” nothing ...
Idalis Nieves18 days ago
Finding Acceptance in My Own Body
Everyday I fight a battle within myself. It’s not just cheat days of burgers, chips, and something with lots of sugar. It’s in my own mind. For every time a voice in my head tells me the outfit I have...
Victoria Evelyn3 months ago
I'm the Reason
“I’m a guy and I was raped; it’s that simple.” The group attendant, Mrs. Chambers, rubbed the back of her neck, a wistful grimace resting on her cracked lips. The room was silent and Marla could hear ...
Morgan E. Westling6 months ago
Why Do Women Hate Other Women?
The mystery as to why women hate other women has been in question for centuries. Women have always been fighting the same battle, and yet we continue to pull each other back while striving to reach th...
SR James8 months ago
Feminist Pharaohs
Since I was a child, Ancient Egyptians have fascinated me. Their religious system alone could be turned into an incredible fantasy novel with barely any tweaking, and their insistence on decorating ev...
Sommer Leigh10 days ago
What Actually Goes into Pageants
Disclaimer For those of you who have watched Toddlers and Tiaras, I will not be speaking on the Glitz pageant world in this article. This article is specifically touching on the "natural" pageant real...
Paisley Hansen11 days ago
Making Sure You Look Your Best This Summer
While the seasons are changing, it's important to make sure that you're always evolving as well. As a woman, it's nice to evolve and uncover different parts of yourself. One of the ways most women lik...
Kink Journalsa month ago
Curve Appreciation
A bit more of a personal post from me… It took me a long time to become comfortable with who I am—yes I’m still trying to lose weight, and it's going very slowly. However, in the meantime, I’ve become...
The "Angry" Black Women
I went to school in a historically racist, predominantly white school district for my entire K-12 education. I've seen racism in many different shades, with many different faces. But one that I think ...
Cassie Valencia5 days ago
I Own My Body
I don't even know where to start this. I have been so disgusted today with the news about new abortion laws and the continued efforts that Old White Men continue to put in policing MY body and the bod...
Dominique Ziehl6 days ago
Why Is This Still Okay?
objectification |əbˌjektəfəˈkāSH(ə)n| noun 1. the action of degrading someone to the status of a mere object. Most of society can agree that objectification is harmful in some way or another to everyo...
An Open Letter
My first week of college, I was raped. For the longest time, I could not bring myself to say that I was raped. I started off by denying that it had ever happened to me. Yet when I finally did begin to...
Drea Williams9 days ago
Where Do Broken Hearts Go?
Too little to take.
What Is Consensual Sex?
Being a woman, I wouldn’t trade it for the world! Being a human being with a sensitive heart and kind spirit in a world full of energy-drainers, THAT I would definitely trade. Aliens, beam me up! But,...
Ossiana Tepfenhart6 months ago
I Tried the World’s First Sex-Proof Menstrual Cup. Here's What Happened.
If there’s one thing I detest, it’s having sex during “that time of the month.” I don’t mind the fact that it might smell a bit, nor do I get to annoyed by the lack of foreplay options it causes. (Oka...
Emily Rochester8 months ago
Thinking of Trying Menstrual Cups? Here's 3 Reasons Why You Should
As I write this, I'm laying flat on my couch, using a kitten as a hot water bottle, going commando in my favorite, cutest leggings. Oh, and did I mention I'm on my period? How do I dare?? The short an...
Ossiana Tepfenhart8 months ago
I Tested the KegelSmart by Intimina. Here's Why I Love It.
I remember when I gave birth to my daughter. I was worried about a lot of things, and had a lot of questions on my mind. I worried that she’d be unhealthy, or that I would end up being unable to be th...
Kari Oakleya month ago
Standing Out as a Working Woman
We want to know what women can do to stand out in the business world. According to the Women's Policy Institute, women's presence in company ownership is still increasing. The first step is to focus o...
Daisy Mitchell2 months ago
Are We Still Living in a Man's World?
“It is far harder to be a boy today than it is to be a girl.” These were the words uttered out of the mouth of a mother of three boys and one girl. To my response “why?”: “Well if a boy and girl go fo...
Great Career Paths for Women
Just a few decades have passed since women were expected to get married and stay home with her children and tend to the house. In the 1950s, only 34 percent of the workforce was women. Women did not g...
Amanda Varrialea month ago
I'm Not Sorry Anymore
From a very young age, I remember being highly aware of EVERYTHING. Including the way people spoke about women. It seems as though everyone has their own idea of what the "perfect" woman consists of. ...
Kenya Smith2 months ago
Why the Slumflower Shouldn’t Have to Explain Herself
Chidera Eggerue, also known as the Slumflower, is an author and blogger who is commonly known for her controversial tweets about destructing patriarchy and for starting the "Saggyboobsmatter" hashtag....
Ada Zuba2 months ago
The Struggles of Being a Woman
Recently, we celebrated the day called "International Women's Day" in Poland; this day is almost as, or maybe even more so, important than Mother's Day. I feel that Mother's Day has become over-commer...