Identifying as a bisexual or lesbian Latina means having to deal with comments such as “Are you still bisexual? Are you actually homosexual? Where did you learn this behavior, we did not teach you to behave this way.” The process of coming out (or not) can take a toll on a person’s mentality, especially when you feel that you cannot relate to anyone around you.
Contextualize, Clarify, Converse, Connect: How You Can Use the 4 C’s to Inspire the Fourth Wave of Feminists
Their keenness and young age provides a sort of blank canvas for the new generation of feminists. Unlike people who are older, it is easier to address misconceptions and alter a backwards mindset. Thus, I have come up with the four C’s of teaching feminism to middle school kids: contextualize, clarify, converse, and connect.
Movies aren’t diverse. I know this has been talked about before. The erasure of people of color is not an uncommon topic. But the lack of diversity is so much more apparent in the coming-of-age genre.
So why is “feminism” called “feminism”? Why not, as many people suggest, do we call the feminist movement “equalists” or “humanists” if equality is what we are trying to achieve?
Large, functional pockets are convenient, necessary, and denied to those who buy feminine clothes.
Let’s make something clear: it doesn’t matter if a person is walking butt-naked down a street, they do not owe you, or anyone, anything if they don’t want to.
The holidays are a great time to buy into shameless corporate consumerist propaganda and reestablish outdated and patriarchal gender norms. It is particularly easy to reinforce the stereotypes and expectations drilled into each of us from childhood when it comes to children’s toys.
Some people use concealer to conceal their visible eye bags, some contour their nose to make it appear the way they please, and some use makeup products to fill in their sparse eyebrows. Everyone has their own reason as to why they apply makeup on, but misleading people or giving them trust issues is not one of the reasons.
Aunt F.L.O., otherwise known as The Fundamental Labial Organization, is a local group of mainly girls who take away from their busy lives to donate menstrual products to the voiceless homeless women of L.A. Sheryl, the interviewee, is the founder of the group.
In this article, I’m going to be talking about a Bush that’s very controversial, and no, I’m not talking about George. So for the next few minutes put away your razors, stop landscaping your lady garden, and think about why you might be trimming your hedges.