feminism

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

Sara Mestera year 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 Xtraa year 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 Rowea year 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 year 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...
Toorjo Mishraa year ago
Servant Savant
“158,” Professor Mukund told the room with a smile. “Are you sure? I still can’t believe Nandini can have such a high IQ. I’m just an average call centre worker and Anjali is a housewife that’s never ...
But Were You Really Raped?
A lot of the times when you hear a girl say she was raped, that’s not really what happened. She had sex with some guy and later regretted it, so it’s just easier for her to cry rape. She also might've...
Alicia Lynnea year ago
Snip, Snip, Snip
After leaving a mentally and physically abusive husband, after years of feeling like a constant piece of ass, and a sexual assault later... I got the grand idea to donate all my hair to charity, think...
Tabitha Shiloha year ago
My Best Friend Was Raped
It was July of 2016. We were laying in a small canvas tent with our matching pillowcases we had tie-dyed and braided hair. She was snoring softly, I always made fun of her for that. The top of our ten...
jessica younga year ago
Where Is Your Evidence?
Seriously, in light of all the allegations and accusations of the elder men/women in power positions (this is inclusive) and all you've got is, where is your evidence? OK, listen up, Sport! FIRST: Sex...
I Am So Tired of Getting Raped
I used to believe I caused my own rapes because I am a woman so I am wrong and deserve to be punished. The rules were clear (don't wear slutty clothes, don't ever drink, don't ever do drugs of any kin...
It Was So Hard to Say #Metoo
The entire point of the #MeToo movement was to allow women, who have been through sexual related trauma, to write about their experiences without judgement. It was to increase the knowledge and unders...
Letitia Loua year ago
You Don't Know Until You Know
Growing up as a girl, you're taught to live in fear. You're told not to dress a certain way, act a certain way, and never walk around alone at night. Don't drink, otherwise there might just be a man h...
Tom Bacona year ago
The Comic Book Community Unites Against Trolls & Supports Female Writers with #MakeMineMilkshake
Social media can be a savage place. This was proven once again over the weekend, when Marvel editor Heather Antos posted a selfie with her colleagues, showing the women taking a break and enjoying a m...
Sahala Smitha year ago
Girl Guides
We are judgemental creatures, we all have those moments where we say or think something that projects unnecessary negativity towards someone unsuspecting but is that a matter of nature or nurture? Som...
Lilli Behom a year ago
#Me Too
I sat at my computer innocently scrolling through Facebook when I see the first signs of a movement. #MeToo written on status after status after status of my female friends and comments following made...
Kathryn Newa year ago
Why I Don’t Shave
I don’t shave my underarms. Right now some of you are mentally giving me high fives, raising your fist to cheer me on and cursing the beauty standards that making shaving your underarms so important. ...