Is it just me, or do certain insults make you cringe? You know, “that’s gay,” “man up,” “pussy,” “you’re being a little bitch,” why are identities and body parts being used as insults? This is not normal.
I don’t believe feminism is a trend, but what would be so wrong with feminism if it were trending?
“Manspreading” is not just a transportation issue, but also a feminist issue; it speaks to how women generally feel self-conscious about sitting with their legs spread apart. “Manspreading” is essentially part of rape culture.
Undies, panties, thongs, granny panties, knickers, lingerie, pretties, unmentionables – all colloquialisms for truly the quintessential piece in our wardrobe.
But what’s wrong with butch women? Hairy women? Man-hating lesbian women? What’s the purpose behind saying that hairy lesbians are “just a small minority” of feminists?
Willow Smith’s new Instagram post has caused a media frenzy. UsMagazine has titled the photo “Wild Willow!” The photo that Life & Style claims is “Nothing Short of Controversial” is a picture of Willow wearing a shirt. The shirt depicts a woman’s tits, which apparently is a call for “Will Smith [to] send her to her room or something”.
Deconstructing the stereotypical notion of “Feminist” and reasons we need to reclaim it.
Sex work can be a tricky subject to discuss because of personal beliefs and ideologies. But by advocating for stricter laws against sex work, one is choosing to ignore the health and safety risks sex workers face.
All countries, from the developing to the highly industrialized, need to heed the reproductive rights of their women, and recognize their bodily integrity and autonomy, so they can finally be treated as equal members of society.
We belong in the kitchen, on the soccer field, and in the White House— we have a right to belong in every inch of the world, to belong in a society that treats us with dignity for all our differences and similarities.