activism

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

Alanis Sophia2 days ago
The Pink Tax
Something you may have not noticed before is how products targeted for women cost way more than those targeted for men. This is the result of the pink tax, a "gender-based price discrimination" that a...
Madeline Zenk7 days ago
10 Domestic Violence Support Groups
On average, 24 people per minute fall victim to rape, domestic violence, verbal and sexual harassment, or stalking by an intimate partner in the United States. This equals to about 12 million men and ...
I'm a Survivor
If you're like me, you've heard so many stories about sexual assault lately. It seems like we can't open up Facebook or a news app without seeing a headline containing those two words. Honestly, it's ...
Evelyn Vidal11 days ago
Pink Tax
This was actually my English Final Paper my first semester of college. I wanted to write this in a way everyone would understand. Imagine you're at a friend's house, sitting on their pretty white couc...
Sarah Jane11 days ago
Silent Oppression: It Shouldn't Be this Way
I went for a run in town last week. It was outside, drizzling, and about 43 degrees Fahrenheit. I was so cold my breath exhaled in puffs of crystallized white mist. It's autumn, and what I didn't real...
Paige Graffunder16 days ago
An Open Letter to the Femmes Who Walked Through Fire
To All The Femmes Who Have Walked Through Fire, I suppose I should start this open letter with an explanation of what I mean when I say, "walked through fire." Any woman who has ever experienced traum...
Kayla Manning16 days ago
Why It Isn't a Scary Time for Men
You see your friend post about how a man followed her all the way home and asked for her number. You look into the comment section and it's usually 50/50. One side is other women telling their stories...
R !sk21 days ago
Three Years Out
It's never going to be easy to talk about this, and it’s always going to be controversial. It’s unfair that so many women are put into silence about this topic, whether from men, lawmakers, religious ...
Anna Foss22 days ago
A New View
#MeToo, we hear it almost daily, it's like a chant coming out of every dark corner, and we wish it never had to exist. It has been almost a year since the first #MeToo was tweeted, and in so many ways...
nicole groover24 days ago
The Story of My Life
The following story may get emotional and dark. Viewer discretion is advised. All of the events in this writing are things that really happened to me. At approximately 6:12 on the morning of August 13...
10 Companies That Donate to RAINN
RAINN stands for the Rape, Abuse, and Incest National Network. RAINN is a national nonprofit organization, which fights against sexual violence and the national sexual assault problem that is growing ...
Violated
I refuse to be another girl crushed by silence.
Sierra Juliettea month ago
A Letter to a Different Me
I see you. You beautiful, broken girl. I see you walk up the stairs, every step a little bit further away from the monster sitting in the living room. He has the TV up, laughing too loud at a show. Th...
Serena Baaklinia month ago
What Should We Do to Fight Sexual Violence?
Here are ways YOU can take part in to prevent sexual assault in both men and women.
Rob Ta month ago
Congress Still Cannot Pass a Bill to Curb Sexual Harassment on Capitol Hill
As we reach the end of 2018, everyone should be familiar with the #metoo movement. Although many believe that the movement is based in showbusiness against people like Harvey Weinstein, it has also de...
Bethany Ashlyna month ago
What People Don't Realize About Sexual Assault
This is a topic that I've been hesitant to write about for a while. Every time I think of writing this I always talk myself out of it. I'll tell myself that it isn't important or that people already k...
Sarah Janea month ago
Why the Victims Don't Speak Out
There has been a lot of publicity about historical cases of abuse in the news over recent years and this movement is gathering momentum. That is great to see. Those who commit acts of abuse should abs...
Madison Toninia month ago
The Boy with the Emerald Eyes
I caught his eyes looking at me across the dark room, filled with bodies and moving simultaneously to the sound of the music that was humming in my ears. Even from where I stood, his emerald eyes were...