feminism

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

Ava McCoya year 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...
Why Female Friends Are Important
My earliest memories are being in a male dominated house. My mom worked a bunch so I was with my brothers and dad most of the time. We played wrestling, played make believe kings & knights, and I watc...
Angel Peugha year ago
My Story of Silence
For a very long time, I've been afraid to put my face to my story. I tell others from behind the screen what terror I went through, but to reveal myself and make it public... It was unthinkable, not u...
Woman vs Woman
Women I've come to meet in life have aggressively committed frienemy. The female serial killers of respect, dignity, and honor towards other women all the while pretending to be a mentor, a nice perso...
Loie Swangera year ago
Dealing with Being Raped and Molested
Some people find themselves asking what exactly is rape and molestation? Aren't they the same thing? Well, from someone who personally experienced both, I can personally say, no, they are not. They ma...
April Demarcoa year ago
What Is Third Wave Feminist Movement?
So, what is third wave feminism? In simple terms, third wave feminism is the act of feminism that began in the 1990s and has lived up until current day. Because there are many different portrayals, ou...
Stone Jonea year ago
The Feminist Neanderthal
For the those that are on the fence, female oppression is real. The "male gaze" is real. The patriarchy is real. And my pre-programmed desire to procreate, my biological attraction to hips, breast, ki...
Lewis Jefferiesa year ago
Benedict Cumberbatch Is All For A Female Sherlock
Since its debut in 2010, Sherlock has grown to be a successful detective series on the BBC. With the series now three seasons in, there's every chance for a forth season to happen. When Benedict Cumbe...
Chris Abriganaa year ago
The Question "Why Now?" Is Code for Victim-Blaming
I hate commenting on news articles posted by news outlets on Facebook. The comment section is such a perilous and dark place that it depresses me most of the time. However, with the Weinstein-Spacey-M...
Amanda Stampera year ago
What is the Second Wave Feminist Movement?
It's pretty widely known that the first wave of feminism dealt with woman's suffrage—the right to vote, own property, etc. These things are more concrete and clear, so it's no wonder many people ask: ...
Alyssa Raea year ago
A Story of Firsts
I’ve rewritten this intro seven times. There’s so much to say and also nothing at all. I suppose these instances should speak for themselves. Women do not have to disclaim themselves and yet I’m struc...
Donald Graya year ago
Feminist Movement Leaders You Must Know
Feminism has had its fair share of leaders, but recognizing the most celebrated of them all isn't so difficult once the veil of history has been lifted. Some might feel that the things we do or the th...
Katy Preena year ago
Owning The Space
A friend of mine just set out for a day’s shopping, but returned unexpectedly soon after having gotten splashed by a vehicle driving through a puddle. This has happened to me, and in similar circumsta...
nyfe 🐝a year ago
On Softboys™ and Projecting
Softboy [sɑft bɔɪ] noun, 1. similar to a fuckboy but without the cocky attitude. The softboy will butter a girl up by appealing to her emotions and showing a “sensitive” side long enough for her to sl...
The Male Feminist
Feminism, by definition, is “the advocacy of women's rights on the basis of the equality of the sexes.” I recently read a few interesting articles which pointed out a series of rules and guidelines ab...
Kate Nicholsa year ago
#MeToo
There’s this hashtag going around Facebook recently - you might have seen it? It goes like this: "If all the women/femme aligned folks who have been sexually harassed or assaulted wrote "#MeToo” as a ...
Vans Lifea year ago
Why Women Don't Have Sufficient Pocket Space
According to msn.com, the issue of pocket inequality dates back centuries, when the presence of the handy little pants-pouches first occurred in the mid-to-late 1800s in men's clothing. Their site cre...
Emma Pinderaa year ago
Women Respecting Women
“What are you doing?” “What are you wearing?” “Don’t you have any respect for yourself?” Whether these questions have been directed at us or a woman we know, many women have learned, through the patri...