What began as a belief in individualism and reason led to the creation of a far-reaching and global system of neoliberalism, and there is no telling where we will next “progress.”
Intergenerational trauma refers to the transmission of trauma from survivors to subsequent generations.
Safe spaces, often misrepresented as sheltering their inhabitants and stifling outsiders’ opinions, are generally intended by their creators to encourage identity-focused conversation without risk of physical or emotional harm.
Have you ever felt drained after working to continue smiling at disrespectful customers or faking interest in a coworker’s relationship issues? This type of effort has a name: emotional labor.
The term, neoliberalism, originates from the revival of classical liberalism, which similarly emphasizes free-market economics. While many self-identified liberals in America support government regulation of the economy and social services, neoliberalism is currently related to modern day libertarianism — supporting a free market and smaller government.
In order to better understand the future of feminism, there must be acknowledgement of the waves of feminism that led women to this point. Each wave has distinct characteristics and builds off of the previous women’s movements.
White passing privilege is the additional privilege some people of color (POC) are afforded when their features, such as skin color or hair texture, cause them to be mistaken as white.
The prison industrial complex describes the overlapping government and industry use of surveillance, policing and imprisonment to “solve” economic, social, and political issues. This complex is a consequence of Nixon’s War on Drugs, racial biases, punitive laws and the 1984 Sentencing Reform Act.
Sexual violence is the non-legal blanket term that includes sexual harassment, sexual abuse, sexual assault, molestation and rape.
The argument behind SWERF ideology tends to be that sex workers become the victims of sexual objectification, exploitation, and violence; and that, by participating in this kind of industry, sex workers become co-perpetrators of these crimes. While most feminist schools support an individual’s right to choose what sexual activities they do or do not engage in, SWERFs take it upon themselves to tell other people what and what not to do with their bodies.