feminism

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

Alice Moore2 years ago
Don't Miss the #MeToo Point
Far from the idea that women are the "weaker sex," women have exhibited tenacity and bravery for centuries as they fight and die to claim the most basic human rights. In modern years, as the force of ...
Yvonne Coleman2 years ago
I Am a Work in Progress
Since the beginning of my educational career, I have always been drawn to the importance of helping others. Before my mother passed away eleven years ago, I always dreamed about becoming a nurse, but ...
Tiffany Allen2 years ago
From Victim to Thriver
Too me, the #MeToo movement has to be the most gratifying thing I have ever seen. You see, the first time I was sexually assaulted I was in ninth grade. The guy I was dating, was slowly working up my ...
Jess Bennett2 years ago
Still Breathing
..... So. How can someone start writing something so personal? Jeez. I guess I'll just take a deep breath. And 1... 2... 3... go. There I am, lying on my bed, covers draped over me, snuggled in my mou...
Katy Preen2 years ago
Glamorous Assistants
The last month’s been pretty good for feminism. The #MeToo campaign generated a lot of much-needed attention for issues that affect many women, yet have been dismissed for decades. First it was sexual...
Tati Elizabeth2 years ago
Secret
I am 23 and counting. There is nothing unusual about me, I live in an apartment, I go to college online, I have a boyfriend, I work full-time. I have a caring family and kind friends. However normal m...
Feminist Documentaries All Women Should See
Feminists are truly the most passionate and courageous individuals who believe in equality and demolishing stereotypes in the world. They fight for all opportunities be given to women including equal ...
Baby Griddy2 years ago
How Trump Is Good for Feminism
No, I haven't gone mad. I am very much aware of the policies of the current President of the United States and his attitude towards women. How could anyone forget the infamous pussy-grabbing reference...
Bethany Hutson2 years ago
The 'F' Word
It is the dreaded 'F' word; the title people scared their sons, and daughters, and wives, and husbands, and friends into staying away from. It seems to be more socially acceptable in this world to tel...
How to Be a Lazy Feminist
I would like to start this off by saying that I use the words feminine, female, and woman as ways to express these abstract life areas that are more nurturing and “earthy” by nature, and in no way do ...
Katey Myers2 years ago
What Does it Mean, to Me, to Be a Feminist?
What does it mean, to me, to be a feminist? I brought my cat to the vet this week because she’s taken to peeing in the house. Worse than that, it was clear that there was blood in her urine. She wasn’...
Quinn Chapman2 years ago
My Empowerment Kick
Something has been on my mind for a few days now. I don’t know how to articulate it, but this is me attempting to. I have been single for some time now, and while I consider myself to be a “relationsh...
Katy Preen2 years ago
#MeToo Is About You, Too
There were times in the past that I was sympathetic to the cries of “Not All Men,” but after a while I’d seen and heard enough to feel like it actually was All Men. It wasn’t in overt harassment, or o...
Fahima Ali2 years ago
To Societies That Support Female Genital Mutilation: Women Are Not Your Property!
I was just eight-years-old when I learned that Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) was the fate of every girl in my society. I did not know the specifics. I was only told that if it were done to me, I was...
Lizzie Kreitman2 years ago
Why Being a Man Is Not an Excuse Anymore
I recently read Andrew Sullivan’s article for NY Mag entitled, “#MeToo and the Taboo Topic of Nature” and I have to say, I’m more than a little pissed. I found this article after reading an incredible...
Matt Richards2 years ago
Dr. Frances-White: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Feminists
The final removal of the gold painted veneer from the rusted, pervert behemoth of Hollywood is a good thing for everyone. However, the path forward is not all crystal-clear waters and plain sailing. M...
Izzy Galloway2 years ago
Why You Should Agree With People Who Think That the Lack of Female Bands at Festivals, Etc. Isn't a Bad Thing
If you are an avid Twitter user and follow a lot of people with interests in music like me, your timeline is probably currently flooded with tweets about the lack of female bands and artists as acts, ...
Has Feminism Gone Mad?
This is something that has been plaguing me recently. As a young feminist in this infinitely connected world, I am constantly seeing both parts of the argument (no matter how stupid or logical; it see...