feminism

At its core, feminism is the simple conviction that women are equal to men in every regard, and should be treated as such.

Becky Smith4 hours ago
An Apology to the Man Who Raped Me
I’m sorry I was drunk. I’m sorry I gave you the benefit of the doubt. I’m sorry for ever feeling safe with you and trusting that I would be okay. I’m sorry for meeting up with you that evening. I’m so...
Catarina Vazquez10 hours ago
Feminism Through My Eyes
Today, the fight for equality is quite possibly one of the biggest issues in our world. You may hear about a certain event taking place in your community or something in the news dealing with feminism...
Baby Griddya day ago
Five 90s TV Shows That Made Me a Feminist
Being exposed to mainstream media affects how we view the world, especially when we’re children. We suck up information like sponges and we imitate other people’s behaviour, even if that behaviour is ...
B.D McPake5 days ago
"I Have a Mother"—A Story of Internalised Sexism
"But I have a mother and a sister," insists yet another crooked male politician. "I can't possibly be sexist. I love women." An age-old defence used by men and others across the globe. A woman gave bi...
Being a Female
I just want to say thank you, Oprah Women at the Golden Globes #MeToo Movement #MeTooMilitary "Welcome to Hell" (Love you, SNL.) I have never felt so much hope for women as when I watched Oprah's now ...
Martin Roberts6 days ago
The Silence Breakers – Time's Person(s) of the Year
December 2017 As the year draws to a close and we amuse ourselves with the usual "best of/worst of" awards, this year’s Time Magazine’s "Person of the Year" is more than usually eye-catching. On first...
Laxmi Sioux6 days ago
Trans Feminism
Born into a time when feminism was seen as a radical movement and into a body which made me feel awkward about my gender identity, I didn't have a clue what it meant to be a woman. For three decades I...
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Amanda Zeidan8 days ago
Should All Women Wear Hijabs? Or Should We All Fit Society's Norm?
In 2018 you would think that women could choose how to dress, yet society continues to tell us what is OK and not OK to wear. Walking down the street you hear men making comments about the girl wearin...
Joel Eisenberg8 days ago
How To Have the Greatest, Most Mind-Blowing Sex Ever!
Don’t be shocked by the image. It’s not new. I am not implying anything negative or questionable by including the above photo in this story. Achievers in the film and television businesses know one an...
M B 9 days ago
Fuck Freud and His Penis Envy; What About Menstruation Envy?
In Simone de Beauvoir’s groundbreaking and controversial feminist masterpiece The Second Sex she posits that: “This is when she feels most acutely that her body is an alienated opaque thing; it is the...
Tia Turner9 days ago
I Was Gang Raped at 13...
This is probably a story that many of us, too many of us, can tell. It's a story that's been forgotten, pushed under the rug, and only recently with the #metoo movement, even been acceptable to relate...
Kelsey Lange14 days ago
The Biggest Moments for Feminism in 2017
Looking back on the year, there have been a huge amount of steps made by the feminist movement. To narrow it down to just 10 was somewhat difficult, but these are the biggest moments for feminism in 2...
Sara Mester16 days ago
Sexism: As It Shapes Girls' Lives
Sexism, as defined by Google, is the following: prejudice, stereotyping, or discrimination, typically against women, on the basis of sex. Sexism is something we see all around us, day by day. As we gr...
Grace Xtra17 days ago
Being Silenced
It was my nineteenth birthday party, I was in college, and having the time of my life. I had a ton of friends there. We were dancing, singing, and drinking the night away. He was also there, the guy I...
Jessica Bates19 days ago
When You Feel Bad Because He's Nice
I’m sure, at one point or another, we’ve all experienced the guilty sensation we get from not really liking someone even though they’re nice. If you’re someone like me (until very recently), you might...
The Escape to Happiness Part 2
Prostitution was just like being back at school, Moira thought to herself, all the girls hung about in certain groups; they bullied one another, got into fights if a girl was in another girl's patch, ...
jessica younga month ago
Cinnamon Rolls for Everyone!
Do a quick Google search... You can find the Cinnamon Roll apology from now seemingly burnt Chef Mario. OK, so here is the thing. You can—but you shouldn't—say you are sorry for having allegedly done ...
'Working Girl'
Shocking I know, but I have only just watched Working Girl for the very first time. I do appreciate that I'm roughly 30 years late. My Mam suggested that I should watch it as it was one of her favouri...