feminism

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

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...
Selena Villegasa year ago
I, Human
It is almost three years since I have been attacked one early October morning as I was jogging around my neighborhood. Fortunately I was able to escape and the cops were able to catch him, but he was ...
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Hollie a year ago
Feminism
Wow, it's been 100 years since the suffragette movement began in 1918. As a proud feminist, its a year to celebrate all that we have achieved over the past 100 years to get closer to our goal of equal...
Delilah Jaydea year ago
The Red Dress Among the Sea of Black at the Golden Globes
In case you've been hiding under a stone at the bottom of a volcano this past week, you are probably aware that the #timesup movement happened at the 2018 Golden Globe Awards early this January. Atten...
Essence Leea year ago
What It Means to Be a Women
I just wanted to talk about some things that us as women do (not all but some). My name is Essence and I was scrolling through my social media when I saw a question that popped out to me. What it mean...
Whitney Brentsa year ago
I Was Pressured Into Dating My Rapist
May 18th of 2016. Three days after I turned eighteen, I was raped by someone I considered a really good friend. I'll start from the beginning: It was the summer I turned eighteen, and I wanted to get ...
Becky Smitha year 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...
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 year 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 McPakea year 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 Robertsa year 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 Siouxa year 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 Zeidana year 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 Eisenberga year 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...
Little Wanderera year 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 Turnera year 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 Langea year 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...