Category Archive: Feminism

Learning More.

I think that any sort of ally behavior should include continuous learning and listening to marginalized people when they speak. A part of this is also not insisting that marginalized people speak on… Continue reading

Things to Read.

One of the best things you can do as an ally to any community is to read and learn as much as you can and unlearning the systems of oppression that drastically shape… Continue reading

Bad Feminist by Roxane Gay.

Bad Feminist was my first real introduction to Roxane Gay’s writing and it was an incredibly wonderful start to this amazing writer. Gay comes to the table in this book as a contradictory… Continue reading

We Should All Be Feminists – Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Today, I read and watched Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s essay and TEDx Talk We Should All Be Feminists. And honestly, there is so much that I love about this essay – Adichie does a really… Continue reading

Trans Exclusionary Radical Feminists (TERFs).

Intersectionality is an important part of feminism and by having it be a central part of feminism, we recognize the intersecting identities that all influence our lives in different ways. Some women deal with… Continue reading

Consent.

Today I found out that a friend of a friend had been raped last night after drinking with a few coworkers and I got incredibly furious. Despite what Robin Thicke  and so many others… Continue reading

Nicki Minaj and Taylor Swift.

This past week, nominations for the MTV Video Music Awards (VMAs) were announced and Nicki Minaj took to Twitter to point out of the systemic inequalities that exist in many spheres of the… Continue reading

Feminist Friday: The Erasure of Our Own within the Queer Community.

There is so much that I absolutely love and adore about the queer community – this was a community that was often there for me when it felt like no one else was.… Continue reading

Feminist Friday: Protect all sisters, not just cis-ters.

I’m not going to lie – I’ll fight anyone that doesn’t think trans women are women. Because trans women are fundamentally women and my sisters in this struggle. And I do want to… Continue reading

#GiveYourMoneyToWomen

I definitely support the current Twitter hashtag #GiveYourMoneyToWomen because of the way in which women (particularly women of color) aren’t justly compensated for so much of their labor. There are many tweets about… Continue reading