feminism

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

Alice Fisher9 months ago
More Than We Were Taught...
Where do I even begin? I am 11 weeks pregnant, so I am ever so slightly chunkier compared to three months ago because I am doing all I possibly can to ensure my little raspberry has everything it need...
Ava McCoy9 months ago
Girl on Girl...
Some call them "haters," "jealous," or "brainwashed." Whatever you choose to call it, internalized misogyny is a huge issue and we need to talk about it. Women in every country deal with various issue...
Bethany Ashlyn10 months ago
Why Women Need to Stop Tearing Down Other Women
We are in a scary and exciting time right now for women. With all the movements and people coming out to tell their story, it feels as if women are taking steps in the right direction. It is not like ...
Cylest Brooks10 months ago
Facebook, Trauma, and the 'Men Are Trash' Narrative
About a year ago, one of my favorite people blocked me on Facebook because I say “men are trash” a lot. This man—who is a friend of mine in real life, who gets it right like 90 percent of the time, wh...
Sarah Treaster10 months ago
A Call to Action
In December of 2015, Sweden gave every sixteen year old in the country a copy of Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's feminist manifesto, We Should All Be Feminists. Why? Because we should all be feminists, esp...
Faith O10 months ago
Three Conscious Creators, to Help Give You a Better Perspective on Life
Whilst social media influencers and creators can often get a bad rep, these amazing ladies are giving the industry a new name. A "conscious" one at that.
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J.C. Marie10 months ago
Femininity and the Male Gaze
Two weeks ago, my sister and I were catcalled as we walked into the mall. This isn't the first time this has happened to us, and it won't be the last. The first time it happened, I was thirteen. She w...
Katie Pevreall10 months ago
Men Have Periods Too
Due to my previous job, I am in a lot of Facebook groups. So many Facebook groups, in fact, that it's easier just to let them fill up my Newsfeed rather than attempt the mammoth task of removing mysel...
Gabriel Oben10 months ago
Why We All Need Feminism
Feminism. A word that contrary to popular belief, does not signify a movement of man-hating, angry white women complaining about a lack of female traffic light signals. Instead, feminism has a rather ...
Angel Morton10 months ago
Forgiveness During the #MeToo Movement
Over the past ten months, I have watched countless women come forward and tell their truths about sexual assault and harassment. From celebrities to laywomen around the world, the #MeToo Movement has ...
Angel Morton10 months ago
The Argument Against Girl Boss
My husband and I decided to spend a weekend afternoon strolling a quaint shopping district in our city. It’s a small street lined with mom-and-pop boutiques that offer high-end home furnishings and vi...
Reaux Tinkleflower10 months ago
Keeping My Legs Closed for Jesus
At one point in my life, I was a church member… one of those “good girl” church members. I was one of those good girls who went to church and strived/tried to be wholesome and pure. I can remember my ...
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Eugenia Moreno10 months ago
How to Build Up Your Confidence
We've all been there. "This dress makes me look fat," "this skirt makes me look like I'm seeking attention," etc. We are all ruled by social norms and by the "what will they think of me?" stigma. I th...
Dea Kronyka10 months ago
Female Energy
Society is weird. Especially with women. It constantly creates unreal expectations. From men too, of course, but they have the easier end of the stick. Female energy is something that has been vilifie...
Faith O10 months ago
5 Things You Should Probably Avoid Saying to Black Women*
As a black woman, there are a number of of "interesting" statements that have been said to me over the years; usually these "interesting" statements are ones that I'd rather not have to hear again and...
Edward Anderson10 months ago
Accept or Reject: The Truth About Consent
“Stupid bitch!” It’s a phrase that more than one man has screamed at a woman who has turned down his advances. If they are in a group of buddies, they will sometimes mutter something like, “She must b...
Maddie Green10 months ago
Toxic Masculinity Is for Women Too
I know it has the word "masculinity," but don’t let that trick you like it has so many other people on the huge impact it has on women and girls. I grew up restricting my own self expression because I...
Ossiana Tepfenhart10 months ago
10 Feminist Jokes That Will Have You LOLing
Everyone and their grandmother knows at least one politically-incorrect joke. It's almost expected of you to know more than that, and tell them at least once. This strange but true fact of life brings...