Category Archive: Feminism

#SayHerName – Protesting Police Brutality Against Black Women

Protests surrounding police brutality, the extrajudicial killings of black people around the US, and violent white supremacy have made dramatic waves over the past several months. The #BlackLivesMatter movement has been a calling cry… Continue reading

Telling Someone Else’s Story and the White Savior Complex

One thing that has come to be my biggest pet peeves is allies trying to tell someone else’s story. While I was growing up and finding my own way as a beginning activist,… Continue reading

Activism

Over the past few months, I’ve been thinking a lot about activism and what it means to be an activist in the current technological age. Part of this has been that not everyone… Continue reading

Body Shame and Loving Yourself

I’ve written a lot about my body over the past few months, including my struggles with gender and being fat in a capitalistic society. A lot of this happens to be because my… Continue reading

Mental Health Stigma

I’ve written and tweeted about currently dealing and struggling with depression and anxiety because it wasn’t until about a year and a half ago that I was even willing to put those terms… Continue reading

Classism, Feminism, Racism, and Food

I’ve written a lot recently on farming, the environment, and food; this is partially because living in Bellingham can do that to people but also because I’m starting to realize how passionate I… Continue reading

Diet Racism and How Little Actions are Still Racist

A few months ago, I saw a video from College Humor called “Diet Racism”, in which micro-aggressions and implicit racial biases from white people are satirically marketed as not full out racism but… Continue reading

Urban Farming, Permaculture, Accessibility, and Organic Farming

My family lives on half an acre in an urban setting and uses part of the land to grow a garden filled with veggies and raise four chickens. I grew up on farmers’… Continue reading

Environmental Justice 101 and Ecofeminism

Environmental Justice. … the fair treatment and meaningful involvement of all people regardless of race, color, national origin, or income with respect to the development, implementation, and enforcement of environmental laws, regulations, and… Continue reading

Violence against Trans Women

A few months ago, I wrote about intersectionality and included a PDF of the research that I did for a class during my senior year of university, in which I found academic research that… Continue reading