¡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.
On Thursday, Feb. 7, UCLA Student Wellness Commission’s Body Image Task Force put on Love Your Body Fashion Show as part of its annual I Love My Body Week. The body-positive fashion show was designed to embrace all forms of beauty represented by different cultures, gender identities, physical abilities and other intersecting identities.
“If you exploit campus workers, you’re exploiting UCLA students.”
Whether or not the IFC will succeed in overhauling fraternity culture, and whether those changes will be enough to protect women on our campus, remains to be seen.
Feminism to Jeana is her realization of her views regarding the ways people should treat each other and “represents like a maturation of [her] understanding of the world.” Jeana, however, felt a powerful turning point for her was when she entered UCLA and saw Constance Wu.