There is a major problem in denying the overall legitimacy of conservative feminism as a movement. In doing so we unintentionally limit the already increasingly narrow definition of what it means to be a “true feminist.”
As the majority of the crowd rioting was white, the reactions of the police and media were saddening, but not shocking. That is, they were all too casual and light-hearted. Instead of being painted as dangerous thugs, as an African American crowd undoubtedly would have been, the rioters were simply deemed “excited.”
If there was one thing on everyone’s mind this weekend, it was the Super Bowl. But there’s one part of this weekend’s game that few are talking about: the displacement of San Francisco’s homeless.
In the 1960’s, women had no legal identity of their own, or no legal rights to their husband’s earnings. Modern feminism, in contrast, tries to encourage men to embrace the movement instead of existing on the fringes of it.
High-schooler Vienna Vernose from Pennsylvania is spearheading a powerful movement to start an important conversation about menstruation and the stigma attached to it.
If we’re going to be compared to foods, I think we at least deserve to be compared to some elegant meals, don’t you?
There is no way I can think of revolutionary existence without thinking of Dr. Angela Davis.
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.