“Feminism is the opportunity for everyone to achieve what they want out of life.”
Hearing stories of and by people of color is powerful. Breathtaking. A necessity. To start seeing these people—these wonderful, imperfect, beautiful people, as more than just symbols of inaccurate, problematic representation. In The Margins tries to do that every Tuesday.
UCLA’s Student Health Advisory Committee is offering free, confidential STI testing through February 28th.
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.”
All in all, the words spoken in this space reflected a discussion on body image that can be rare to find. It reflected thoughts from an intersectional perspective, and addressed the intrinsic humanness of struggling with self-love, regardless of sexuality, ability, race, or gender.
There has to be dialogue, not just in the sense of acknowledging these obstacles, but in how we, as active members of our community, can heal these societal illnesses through creating an environment conducive for people feeling comfortable with their bodies.
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.”
The main focus of her talk was identifying the ways in which Trump attempts to assert power and the most effective ways to resist it.