There is a relentless, controlling force within many men, and male-identified women, that works solely to criticize and divide women. This force is unyielding, and it will continue to be so until we no longer live in a patriarchal society.
Unpaid Internships are made to seem less exploitative because they offer “experience” and “exposure,” both of which rarely amount to an immediate, rewarding pay-off.
We are pushing ourselves to our absolute limits at institutions like American college campuses that do little to change this toxic environment.
The invisible, extra burden of a public cry feels so illogical. So what’s the big deal with crying in public?
Ableism is sometimes projected by those who have never experienced any sort of physical or mental disability—and consequently none of the harsh marginalization that accompanies disability.
Lawmakers are diving into more trouble than they likely anticipated. Likewise, transgender people are being given a bad reputation. The transgender bathroom bills aren’t good news for anyone. Truthfully, they’re just a waste of time.
There is nothing wrong with a woman’s inability to relate to the unique combinations of oppression faced by other women. However, there is something wrong with not paying attention to these injustices faced by other women.
The intentions of Return of Kings were squashed, and, ironically, their actions resulted in the union of hundreds of feminists. Not only have new friendships have been formed out of the desire for human rights, but feminists all over the world have joined together.