Yesterday was International Women's Day. Honestly? I felt reeeeeeally weird and conflicted. On the one hand, yes! Everyone is really excited about female anger right now, and it's a righteously beautiful thing. #TimesUp is bringing women's issues in Hollywood to the forefront, which is followed closely by women's issues in other industries. Not all fads… Continue reading About International Women’s Day…
Maybe your thoughts and prayers should be about policy change.
I don't even quite know what to say. I am devastated for those affected by the latest school shooting, but let's be honest... you could read this on any given day and assume I'm talking about a different tragedy. It is relevant every single day in this country, because a mass shooting happens statistically every… Continue reading Maybe your thoughts and prayers should be about policy change.
Feminist Friday: Black History Month
As a white person, I think February is a time for reflection. Black History should absolutely be celebrated by everyone, but I think it's really important for white people to realize that we even manage to further oppress the historical figures we attempt to celebrate. One obvious example is Rosa Parks. She is one of… Continue reading Feminist Friday: Black History Month
feminism as a trend
We humans have this really annoying tendency to care about celebrities' opinions on topics where they severely lack expertise. We follow diets that models get paid to peddle on instagram, we vote reality stars into political office, and we define our activism based on actors and musicians. It's human nature, I suppose, but that doesn't… Continue reading feminism as a trend
Feminist Friday: Why are we talking about Meghan Markle’s messy bun?
I have a confession to make... I read waaaay too much celebrity gossip. I am not proud of it. I’ll click on over to Yahoo to check my (mostly junk) email inbox, and there will inevitably be some click-baited link about some celebrity or another, and even though I don’t actually *care*.... I click it.… Continue reading Feminist Friday: Why are we talking about Meghan Markle’s messy bun?