“As an academic woman of color, I constantly wrestle with questions surrounding how to stay faithful to who I am without assimilating to the institution.”
The movement against gentrification must be explicitly militant and anti-capitalist. Liberal fantasies of peaceful protest and voted reform do nothing as they exist in a ruthless capitalist complex. Furthermore, adhering to the capitalist, individualistic conception of “the artist” separates art from life. We must foster imagination which centers marginalized voices, rebel against the art world elite, and refuse exploitation by institutions.
“There’s something beautiful about reclaiming what was yours the entire time.”
The purpose of a union is to serve its members, by fighting and securing necessities such as job security, wage benefits, affordable healthcare, vacation and sick days. These are rarely seen in employment nowadays, along with pensions.
¡Viva-la-vulva!, love-me-or-leave-me, Riot Dyke Jannat Alam is a second-year English student at UCLA — and she’s a proud radical feminist.
Using social media to find the casual hookup of our dreams, because that’s what we all dream about, right?
Jessica Yen sat down with FEM this week to talk about her role in starting a new project, Bruin Dine here at UCLA, being an Executive Director of a large and growing campus organization, and how feminism has impacted her life.
“Often, the behaviors and cultures that are referenced in complaints have to do with sexual harassment, an area in which most, if not all, institutions fall short in properly addressing.”
LIPS creates what the Vagina Monologues don’t: an inclusive environment where anyone who experiences femininity in any way can have their voice heard and validated.
On the evening of Feb. 8, the formerly incarcerated Puerto Rican nationalist and activist Oscar López Rivera hosted an event in Moore 100 on the current situation of Puerto Rico as a colonial state under the U.S., and the devastation of the island in the wake of Hurricane Maria.