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Briana Beeman7 months ago
Accountability in Educational Theatre and Beyond
The theatre industry, like many, has always been a male-led industry, its content and conventions created by and for men. There was a time when women weren't even allowed to perform or attend performa...
Mady Masters7 months ago
The Fight for Equal Pay
One of the most subtle but life-altering realities for women in the United States today is the gender pay gap. Women have been fighting for years against misogynist, patriarchal workplaces that underv...
Natalie Toland8 months ago
The Only Female Comic in the Room
To the men that I share the stage with, know that I don't hate all of you. Some of you are very, very funny and I admire your work. I would even go as far as to say that I would be honored to collabor...
Kennedy Kovalick8 months ago
Learning to Stand Your Ground as a Woman
I have mentioned on this website that I work at a bar (Read: Confessions of a Feminist), and I often have run-ins with multiple guys a night hitting on me or asking me for my number. One of these guys...
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Adelaide 9 months ago
First Day As a Working Girl
So, I was inspired to write this little piece for all the strong, young women who are empowering themselves by taking on the role of working girl. After combing through all of my favorite blog sites, ...
Andrea Van Scoyoc9 months ago
The Funeral Industry
What’s a woman’s role in the funeral industry? From my view, nothing of any respect. That probably sounds a little harsh, and granted, I am speaking from my own personal experiences (which are many an...
Mallory Jones10 months ago
Societal Expectations
I’m 21-years-old, and I’m alive and well in the year 2018. A time to be alive for a woman. Being able to own property is cool, being able to receive an education, being treated as a person instead of ...
Kennedy Kovalick10 months ago
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 Avancena10 months 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 year 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,...
Equal Work for Equal Pay
I believe in radical changes with equal work, equal pay. Women get paid less than a man in many areas of work. Feminism seeks to level the playing field. Feminists want to help women climb the corpora...
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...
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A Fillmorea year ago
Strong Woman Syndrome: Part II
In case you are interested, there is a part one to this story. Find it here. Within the ten days after my diagnosis, I found out that at least two other female employees had similar interactions with ...
Monica Bennetta year ago
The Glass Ceiling
As of 2017, women make-up just over 50 percent of the population, and yet we still haven't reached equality in either pay rate or job status. Women earn 60 percent of all four-year college degrees and...
Mimo le Singea year ago
Women and Precarious Employment: My Thoughts
In recent years, we’ve been hearing the term “precarious” being used to describe what has become the current state of employment for many people, particularly women (especially in marginalized communi...
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A Fillmorea year ago
Strong Woman Syndrome?
Last week, Monday February 26, I was diagnosed with Strong Woman Syndrome. My face remained expressionless and then I blinked my eyes as I stared in to the eyes of my diagnoser. I thought to myself, "...
Story Boreda year ago
Sexism: Not Just a Boy's Club
You've made it to the second interview, assured that this is nothing more than a preliminary meet and greet with your new administration. You feel confident, celebratory, and ready to get through this...
Katy Preena year ago
The False Allegation
“It was devastating, you know? Turned my whole life upside down.”“So what happened in court? How come they found you guilty?”“Oh, I wasn't found guilty...”“That's fortunate, I suppose. But it must hav...