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.
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The holidays are a great time to buy into shameless corporate consumerist propaganda and reestablish outdated and patriarchal gender norms.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.