Category Archive: Feminism

Vulnerability

Roughly two years ago (almost to the day now that I think about it), I was involved in a student movement on my university campus surrounding legal rights for the LGBTQ+ members of… Continue reading

Food Deserts and Food Forests

The USDA defines food deserts as “parts of the country vapid of fresh fruit, vegetables, and other healthful whole foods, usually found in impoverished areas. This is largely due to a lack of… Continue reading

Self Care

Caring for myself is not self-indulgence, it is self-preservation, and that is an act of political warfare. – Audre Lorde Self care is so incredibly important for everyone, especially so for activists. It… Continue reading

Intersectionality

There is no such thing as a single issue struggle because we do not live single issue lives -Audre Lorde Intersectionality, in my opinion, is fundamental to activism because like Audre Lorde says,… Continue reading

Thin Privilege, Fat Shaming, and Everything in between

Earlier this year, I wrote about my experience of being fat  and how my body has always been open for public comment and critique because I am fat. People always think that my… Continue reading

Halloween

October is my favorite month and favorite time of year. My birthday is in October, I love autumn colors and seeing the bright colors of summer turn into mellow hues of orange and… Continue reading

Emma Watson, Feminism, and the UN

So much of my social media has been splattered for days with Emma Watson’s recent #HeForShe speech at the UN and it’s getting incredibly annoying to see all the white women in my… Continue reading

My fatness

So I’ve been thinking a lot about food, eating, fatness, and my parents’ relationship with what I consume. I’ve been fat pretty much my entire life and it has always been a touchy… Continue reading

Hobby Lobby and why religious beliefs shouldn’t trump all

I’ll admit – I was initially a little out of sorts when the SCOTUS decision on the Hobby Lobby birth control came out yesterday. I had seen some posts from feminist friends sharing… Continue reading

Book Review – Black Girl Dangerous on Race, Queerness, Class, and Gender

Recently, I finishing Mia Mckenzie’s new book, Black Girl Dangerous on Race, Queerness, Class, and Gender. I cannot explain enough how much I loved it; not only was it extremely well written but… Continue reading