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The 10 Best Books for Feminist Friends
In the words of Queen Bey, "Who run the world? Girls!" There are so many excellent books for feminist friends on the market today because feminism is taking the world by storm. Young women everywhere ...
10 Signs He's Mansplaining to You
Every owner of a vagina has had this moment happen at least once in their lives: a guy who has absolutely no idea about anything deciding that he knows more than you, and talks down to you. Sad, but t...
Doe's Crafte`3 days ago
Owning My Truth
For a while I've let the sexual abuse I've experienced control me. It was like this forbidden thing to talk about. It felt so taboo to own my truth, say it out loud, and finally be okay with it. I cou...
monroethings 5 days ago
10 Quotes by Marilyn, That Were Actually Said by Marilyn
The internet is a great thing. I love having easy access to information that would be otherwise difficult to find, but what I really don't like is having to see self-proclaimed Marilyn Monroe quotes e...
10 Art Movements Meant to Spread Feminism Awareness
As the feminist art movement began to grow during the 1960s, women used art as a tool to comment on social and political stances to further equality amongst the sexes. While women have always created ...
Alice's Secrets7 days ago
How Doctors Are Ruining Women's Lives
So, I had a doctors appointment today. I have polycystic ovarian syndrome, my hormones are a massive mess and it is basically another name for “everything sucks.” It was diagnosed over a year ago, but...
Courtney Lowry8 days ago
Menstruation Isn't Taboo, Period
Shark Week. Monthly Gift. Crimson Tide. No matter what you call menstruation, it happens. Though there’s such a harsh stigma around bleeding every month that people are afraid to talk about it. Why? Media shows us that having a period has to be secretive event, and it would be a sin if everyone knew about it. From ads promoting “discreet pads” equipped with cotton wrappers to cringey scenes in movies where a father is faced with the task of buying pads for his daughter, it sparks insecurity and ...
Leja Naranjo10 days ago
What Does it Mean to Be Me?
To be a woman seems to have a lot of preconceived notions. We are strong. We are weak. We can do anything. We are limited. We are only meant for the common man. We are meant for ourselves. 2018 showed...
Alice's Secrets10 days ago
Why Everyone Should Be a Feminist
The definition of feminism is “the advocacy of women's rights on the ground of the equality of the sexes”—equality of the sexes. This does not mean we want women to rise up and take over the world. It...