feminism

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

RaeAnna Mercado2 years ago
It Is Not Your Duty to Be the Perfect Survivor
4 Things You Need to Tell Yourself If You Have Survived Sexual Violence
The Escape to Find Happiness Part 1
It had been a hard life for young Moira; she had lost her mother to bone marrow cancer which had took her by surprise and now she was left with the brute she called her stepfather. Moira was just 15 y...
Consent
"Consent is an act of reason and deliberation. A person who possesses and exercises sufficient mental capacity to make an intelligent decision demonstrates consent by performing an act recommended by ...
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Sandra Quin2 years ago
Just Ignore It
It was determined from the beginning. I was weak, small, less. I need to be pretty, I need to smile, I need to not instigate the male gaze. All my life I had heard the warnings, I’ve been taught to wa...
Isobel B2 years ago
#MeToo
It all started when I was 16 and I met a boy. He was sweet at first. I met him just after my 16th birthday on a school trip. He was kind enough to give me his sweater when I was cold, even if that mea...
Holistic Behavior
Women's roles in the world have always seemed to be somewhat straying from the line of equal representation when compared to men. They attend the same colleges, work the same jobs, yet somehow they ar...
Lena Marques2 years ago
We Need to Face Uncomfortable Truths
Dear Male Reader, I have a question for you: Why do you hate me? Sometimes I feel like everyone hates me because they keep saying it was my fault. My fault for having decided to go out alone, or my fa...
Kimberly Duff2 years ago
7 Things to Never Say to a Survivor of Sexual Assault
We are not victims. We are survivors.
The Lessons I've Learned from Having Women as Friends
The other day, I was thinking about all my past relationships—either romantic ones, from work, friendships, or family. And I realized something: the most real relationships I've had were with other wo...
Taneka Sky2 years ago
Me Too
Just today, I read a story that a woman had written about her experience with sexual abuse. It was titled "Me too." After reading her story, I felt that I owed it to myself to come clean about some of...
Atley Jeanine2 years ago
We Are Beautiful
We as women have so much to be compared to. When it comes to the various platforms or social media, and how everything involves pictures (selfies) of ourselves. Which we filter and doctor until we bar...
Siri Sandquist2 years ago
Dear Cis Male, Educate Yourself!
Dear CIS male feminist ally, I know you are there for me when things turn rough in the cyber world. But it does not matter how much you try to help your friends in the feministic strive for equality, ...
Gabi Z.2 years ago
Why Social Justice and Public Opinion Are Becoming Dangerous Territory
“Guilty until proven innocent.” This is the current state of the world we are living in with social media right at our finger tips. With the current climate of Hollywood being what it currently is, it...
Maria Rose2 years ago
#MeToo
In 7th grade I took the bus home from school everyday and I was one of the few girls that lived in the neighborhood. One afternoon this boy sat with me, I had my headphones in and tried to ignore him ...
Hailey Aquilone2 years ago
Me Too
It happened to me. When I was twelve I was riding the school bus home after a long day of seventh grade. I put my earbuds in, connected them to my iPod, and tried to block out the world with the sweet...
Natalie Andrus2 years ago
Me Too
There’s nothing worse than your trust being betrayed by someone you thought would always hold it. Well, maybe there is. But that’s got to be the worst experiences of my life. I don’t think I’ll ever b...
LaDeena Cabigon2 years ago
The Worst Night of My Life
I have been seeing this hashtag all over the place lately, for good reason. It is wonderful that so many are stepping forward to bring to light situations that have happened to them. To be honest, I n...
Ava McCoy2 years ago
My Long Journey to Healing
At ten years of age I learned that not even family was safe, that the closest to you are sometimes the most hurtful, the most cruel and have the most negative impact on you. I was an introverted child...