It is the responsibility of the Greek system to shift structural power into women’s hands, allowing their sexual freedom to be more than a hopeless flounder against a bastion of male privilege. Sororities, if they seek to serve women, must relent in their adherence to outdated standards.
BCC’s photo campaign is a first step in spreading information on why consent, online or offline, is not only important, but necessary. Sharing intimate and sexual photos without the subject’s consent is not only a betrayal of trust and an invasion of privacy, but is also a form of sexual harassment.
“There are efforts to pretty much eradicate our experience. We cannot be complacent, we cannot wait for things to happen.”
Crenshaw’s great theoretical contribution, that of intersectionality, is a call to action at every moment. In light of the Trump regime’s past few weeks in office, we must once again revisit intersectionality to make sure our political activism does not replicate harm against marginalized peoples but rather positions the most vulnerable at the forefront of our fighting and protest.
This satirical piece addresses the issue of minor female characters in television series being written as one-dimensional, simplistic, and disposable.
“I think feminism gives me something to hold onto. To say it’s okay to be different…I’m bringing a different perspective that other people don’t have.”
Each show ended to a standing ovation and cheers from the crowd.
The very fact that the workers’ strike and the grand opening coincide raises the concern that UCLA favors more cosmetic and less necessary improvements to the school rather than properly paying the workers who keep things running.
“My working definition of feminism is working to empower women, and working to empower women also means empowering everybody.”
This play exemplifies the idea that being a woman is to first and foremost be a human being, and that experiences (not just genitalia) largely shape perceptions of what it means to be one.