feminism

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

Abby W3 days ago
Psych and Prejudice Pt. 2
Greek life is often the focal point of a lot of student life on most large state campuses. Smaller campuses, like my own, do not have sororities or fraternities. From an outside perspective, Greek life seems like either an amazing way to make lifelong friends and promote certain acts of scholarship and service or it seems very superficial. So, what's the deal with sororities? If you took the chance to view the video at the top of the page, and I highly suggest you do, you will see a recruitment ...
Zoe Ramirez3 days ago
Curiosity and Its Role Within Systems of Oppression
Cynthia Enloe describes curiosity as something which “takes energy.” It is what leads humans to question aspects of the world around them. Without it, humanity would make no steps forward, and we woul...
What Men Fear Most About Going to Prison Is What Women Fear Most Walking Down the Sidewalk
“What Men Fear Most About Going to Prison is What Women Fear Most Walking Down the Sidewalk.”
She Must Be a Bad Bitch
In the last couple years, I have worked on becoming an independent woman; someone who can stand on my own, provide for myself, and love myself. Over these years I have also come close to knowing love,...
Bethany Ashlyn11 days ago
Can a Woman Be Happy Without Children?
I've written in previous articles about my views on motherhood. Since a child, I always wanted a little baby to take care of. This is part of the reason I was a bit overbearing when it came to raising...
Abby W12 days ago
Psych and Prejudice
There are countless moments while watching media where double standards run rampant. On any episode of House, there's a crack made by Dr. House about how Cuddy has her "assets" on display and that that is not what a Dean of Medicine should look like, to which she asks if it is because she is a woman in power. On the sports channels, there are debates over whether or not Serena Williams' behavior recently was justified and if a man had done those things, would they have been penalized for it. Our...
What a Year at University Taught Me About Women in Business
I've never been sure about what I want to do with my life, I still don't. However, one thing I always knew was that I don't want to be an employee for the rest of my life. I want to be the employer. I...
Doro Writes16 days ago
It's Not Okay for Men to Behave That Way
Scenario One: A 17 year-old-girl is learning to drive. Her driving instructor takes her to a country road to practise stopping and starting the car. His arm is stretched behind her, slung round the ba...
Pretty Girl Privilege
When I was younger, I never had to constantly battle with insecurities regarding my image. No, I didn't exactly consider myself to be beautiful, but I always thought my looks were 'passible.' I didn't...
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Amber Goddard18 days ago
Something I Feel Strongly About
Despite the right sort of movement towards equality & progressive attitudes toward stereotypes and systems that oppress people on a daily basis- it is still hard for a woman to be taken seriously as a...
Alice Fisher19 days ago
More Than We Were Taught...
Where do I even begin? I am 11 weeks pregnant, so I am ever so slightly chunkier compared to three months ago because I am doing all I possibly can to ensure my little raspberry has everything it need...
Ava McCoy19 days ago
Girl on Girl...
Some call them "haters," "jealous," or "brainwashed." Whatever you choose to call it, internalized misogyny is a huge issue and we need to talk about it. Women in every country deal with various issue...
Bethany Ashlyn25 days ago
Why Women Need to Stop Tearing Down Other Women
We are in a scary and exciting time right now for women. With all the movements and people coming out to tell their story, it feels as if women are taking steps in the right direction. It is not like ...
Cylest Brooksa month ago
Facebook, Trauma, and the 'Men Are Trash' Narrative
About a year ago, one of my favorite people blocked me on Facebook because I say “men are trash” a lot. This man—who is a friend of mine in real life, who gets it right like 90 percent of the time, wh...
Sarah Treastera month ago
A Call to Action
In December of 2015, Sweden gave every sixteen year old in the country a copy of Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's feminist manifesto, We Should All Be Feminists. Why? Because we should all be feminists, esp...
Faith Oa month ago
Three Conscious Creators, to Help Give You a Better Perspective on Life
Whilst social media influencers and creators can often get a bad rep, these amazing ladies are giving the industry a new name. A "conscious" one at that.
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J.C. Mariea month ago
Femininity and the Male Gaze
Two weeks ago, my sister and I were catcalled as we walked into the mall. This isn't the first time this has happened to us, and it won't be the last. The first time it happened, I was thirteen. She w...
Katie Pevrealla month ago
Men Have Periods Too
Due to my previous job, I am in a lot of Facebook groups. So many Facebook groups, in fact, that it's easier just to let them fill up my Newsfeed rather than attempt the mammoth task of removing mysel...