Almost a month following a year of many celebrity deaths, we have lost another iconic star. Mary Tyler Moore, the first woman to play an independent and capable working woman in mainstream media, died last Wednesday in Greenwich, Conn. at 80 years old.
“Some might believe that there is a difference in the way feminism is defined based on where you are in the world, but this definition isn’t the difference. The differences are in where various parts of the world have reached in their progress towards equality.”
Pink Noise declares in their mission statement that it is “dedicated to bringing awareness to females of all races, sexualities, and backgrounds in the music industry.” It is a place of inspiration and solidarity for women working and aspiring to work in the music industry.
Ever since puberty, I have been learning how to hide my sweat from the world. There is an undeniable stigma associated with sweat, resulting in personal discomfort and a need to cover it up.
Privilege is a right or benefit, often in the form of power, given to certain people and not others by societal systems based on demographic characteristics like gender, race, wealth, or sexuality.
Vegas must move away from objectifying women in their advertisements and clubs. New policies should be put in place in order to dismantle an environment where it is seen as acceptable for male customers to treat women as nothing but sexual objects placed in front of them for their own pleasure.
This Women’s History Month, consider Wangari Maathai’s many accomplishments and her impact on the world, especially in Africa.
Periods are still highly stigmatized in our society, and period sex is even more so.
Large, functional pockets are convenient, necessary, and denied to those who buy feminine clothes.
The ideas of sisterhood, solidarity, and unity among women are being degraded by a trick promising more than it will actually yield.