Despite the fact that Myanmar, a state in Southeast Asia, is led by a Nobel Peace Prize winner, it remains the site of an ongoing genocide against the Rohingya people.
Leaders like Prime Minister Bettel and First Gentleman Destenay are still pioneers as LGBTQ+ persons openly occupying positions of power worldwide. The treatment and visibility of individuals expressing a diversity of gender identities and sexualities vary widely across states. Particularly this month, it is imperative to recognize the progress that still must be made to guarantee the mental and physical health, safety, and justice accorded to LGBTQ+ individuals both in the United States and across the globe.
It is no secret that the United States has yet to elect a woman as president.
Love is Intersectional and Multi-Dimensional: A retort to the stereotypical notion of ‘Valentine’s Day’
As a feminist newsmagazine, our concerns lie in the overbearing consumerism, pervasive heteronormativity, and policing of gender roles encouraged by the conventional idea of Valentine’s Day. Each of these problems — sexism, classism, and erasure of the LGBTQ community — permeate politics and society each day.
Clocks Don’t Stop – Except When They Turn Back: President Trump’s First Days In Office Prove He Is Truly Dangerous
President Trump’s third executive order of the day blocked federal funds from going to health clinics across the world that provide safe abortions. The reinstatement of the Mexico City Policy not only directly endangers the health of pregnant individuals, it also threatens to prevent groups providing healthcare – including contraception, family planning, and HIV and abortion services – to millions of women, particularly the most vulnerable populations.
Instructing one another on the ways in which we are racist, sexist, homophobic, transphobic, etc. simply reinforces the self-righteous conduct and power-oriented behavior that led us to our currently inequitable world. Becoming effective accomplices rather than compliant “allies” is a challenge we must all accept to progress towards empathy and liberation.
“I felt very belittled, and I don’t want anyone to go through a similar experience such as that.”
Blurred Lines: Where Exactly Do Each of the 2016 Presidential Candidates Stand on Women’s Health Issues?
This article attempts to summarize the positions of the 2016 presidential candidates on the specific issue of women’s health.
On Friday, November 6th, three women protested the tax on feminine hygiene products imposed by the European Union by free bleeding in front of the Parliament building in London.
I’ve learned several tips to discourage unwanted smirks and potentially dangerous situations when trying to go for a run without having to sprint for my life.