activism

Feminist activists are not deterred by the daunting statistics so much as they're fueled by them.

Aurea Gonzalez9 days ago
Petite Curve Matters, Pt. 2
"I'm not a model." You don't have to be. "I have never done this before." That's perfectly okay, there's a first for everything. We are all here to help guide you. "I have never shown this much skin i...
Cara Cozy16 days ago
Misogyny in Makeup?!
Hello Friends! When it comes to makeup, there's a bit of an assumption that, outside of boys in beauty, it's a bit of a lady tribe. After all, with pioneers such as Madame CJ Walker, Estee Lauder, and Elizabeth Arden there should be a plethora of women killing it in the beauty biz. However, the state of women in positions of power, even in a female-focused industry, might leave lip kits dropped and acrylic fingers raised, as we explore the topic of misogyny in makeup while donning an electric ye...
Robyn Henson20 days ago
Making Concrete Standing: Scream Your Voice in Activism
Your heart increases the amount of beats with every solid formation you preach upon yourself, as strong as the foundation you've built you happened to tell yourself "no" in the making, in hopes that t...
Blair Welcome25 days ago
Black Woman Magic
"The most disrespected person in America is the black woman. The most unprotected person in America is the black woman. The most neglected person in America is the black woman." Malcolm X Americans ge...
Lilbutch Me25 days ago
Another Perspective
Although much is written on the subject of violence against women, on any given day one can search the Internet to find a myriad of stories regarding Domestic Violence from Academic Research from stud...
Jessica Gallowaya month ago
Story of the Alternative Black Girl
The historical and systematic policing of black women’s bodies has not stopped at the legislative level, where rich, old, white men pass laws denying us the right to choose. It has not stopped with th...
Selena Vazqueza month ago
Pro-Choice VS Pro-Life
Pro-choice versus pro-life has been a continuous debate for years. The pro-life movement believes that human life begins at fertilization and that abortion is the killing of an innocent human being; o...
Paula Aliciaa month ago
Sex! Stigma! Shame!
Could the above picture be the reason why sometimes these words are associated with each other? I remember when I was younger, and was sat watching TV with my parents, and my niece who is seven years ...
A Movement and a Celebrity
As a consultant my role changed drastically from that of a court advocate. I still felt I was speaking to a system on behalf of survivors of intimate partner violence. Recently my role as a consultant...
Taylor Kellya month ago
I'm Tired and Angry
Capitalism and patriarchy played, and still play, a major role in sex inequality. However, some Marxists would argue that patriarchy, the unequal power relationship between men and women, has been aro...
Miranieva Buen2 months ago
Girl Wants No Action
Girl wants no action I don’t hate guys but as a girl who just wants to have fun or even do errands, going out with them around is an uncertainty and a hazard. It’s the simple things, I must say. The s...
Kendra Washington2 months ago
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 Valencia2 months 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 Ziehl2 months 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...
Izzy Galloway2 months ago
A Letter to Men, and Probably Some Women Too
Do you know what it’s like to be terrified of entitled men and what they are capable of if they want something? That something being your body, specifically. A man in a room full of women is excited a...
Diane Nivens2 months ago
A Feminist Call to Arms
The news lately is rife with five states that are proposing anti-abortion laws dictating that abortions cannot be performed past the six week mark. These laws have been dubbed "Heartbeat Bills," becau...
Dimpho Moepane2 months ago
Teach Us Not to Rape!
Throughout the years, rape is a topic which is on headlines, mainly because of the increasing rates of rape. It is quite normal that when society is confronted with a social ill, society will construc...
Lonely Allie .3 months ago
Never That Kind of Beautiful
Beauty standards. They travel, they change, but really, they stay the same: so hard to achieve. However, for some they are easier to reach. People with money, able-bodied people and also, you guessed ...