feminism

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

Toni Riojasa year ago
#MeToo
I don't think that my story is unique in any way what so ever. Every day on the bus I have to put my head phones in to avoid getting hit on by old men who reek of vodka. If they do catch me with my he...
Scott Vancila year ago
Own Your Shadows
I've always had trouble with social media. It causes me anxiety getting on there, and, after I'm done, a lot of times I just want to die. I've struggled with mental health all my life, eventually bein...
Kendra Wheelera year ago
Do I Deserve to Say "Me Too?"
Last week, we saw the emergence of a movement. Famous actress Alyssa Milano (whom I know best for her role on the TV sitcom Who's The Boss?) recently started a movement that encourages women to speak ...
Annessa Babica year ago
In the Wake of #Metoo
It’s been years now, two decades to be exact, that a poised mentor told me I would never be a writer, I was high school quality at best, and that I was mediocre at it on a good day. After twenty years...
Nikki Jonesa year ago
My #MeToo Story
Trigger warning. Trigger warning. Trigger warning! If you are triggered by talk of rape, sexual abuse, underage drinking, underage smoking, mentions of drug use, allusions of parental abuse, victim bl...
I Am a Rape Victim, but I Am Not Weak
Before I was perfect. I was happy about almost everything. The one thing I didn't enjoy was school. There were very few people I knew that enjoyed school, so I was still normal. I went out with my fri...
Erin Colóna year ago
You'll Be Okay. I Promise.
At nineteen I began dating "him." You know. The charismatic, fun-loving, happy-go-lucky guy that makes friends with every person he meets? The one that's obnoxiously friendly yet somehow wins you over...
soph laurena year ago
Rape Apologists List that Needs to Be More Heard
This is a rape apologists list that needs to be more heard.
Marina Spencera year ago
Me Too
Your friend, your sister, your coworker. Me too. Me too. Me too. We have all been surprised by the amount of friends, family and loved ones who have been posting, "Me too" on social media. This was st...
Anmol Dhaliwala year ago
We Are Girls, Not Your Toys
December 16, 2012, would have probably been just another day for the 23-year-old paramedical student returning after watching a movie with a friend if Delhi had a safe public transport system. She wou...
Janie McKnighta year ago
Me Too
This is my “me too” sexual assault story. I was sexually assaulted when I was 15 years old. It was actually only a couple of days before my 16th birthday. My birthday is in November and to get to the ...
What Is a Feminist?
Right now, less than one third of all women in America are willing to say that they are feminists. Even fewer men do, possibly because a lot of guys don't believe men can be feminists. Considering tha...
#MeToo
My #metoo stories are nowhere near as bad as what many, many people had to endure. I simply have thousands of paper cuts of occasions when I was made to feel unsafe and degraded because of my gender. ...
Lena Gonzalesa year ago
Experiences Being a Female in a Perverted Society
Imagine this: you’re a 13-year-old female. You’re wearing simple clothing, just a t-shirt and jeans. Nothing sexy about that, right? It’s a plain-Jane outfit. You’re doing something simple; you’re wit...
Emily M2 years ago
Me Too
You may have heard about or seen the hashtag, #MeToo spreading around recently on social media. If not, then you probably aren't on social media too much. Either way, I'll make a quick recap about the...
Shivon Watson2 years ago
Is Feminism a Double-Edged Sword?
This morning whilst casually scrolling on the internet, I came across a video that left me frankly quite alarmed and astonished. In fact, I was so shocked by what I was seeing presented to me that I l...
Hope 2 years ago
Don't Blame the Girls
"Don't wear revealing clothes." "Don't go anywhere alone, especially at night." "Watch your drinks." "Don't flirt with guys—it gives them the wrong impression." "If you are walking to your car alone, ...
Brave Face
There are so many things I could say about him. So many bad things. Yet back then, there was only ever good things. His charm could sweep anyone off their feet. His instant replies made me feel wanted...