Tag Archive: Feminism

LGBTQ+ History Month.

October is LGBTQ+ history month and it’s so important to remember our community’s history and important figures! I’ve written about one important event in LGBTQ+ history – the Stonewall Inn Riots in 1969 and… Continue reading

Protecting and Supporting Trans Individuals.

I’ve written about this before – talking about how we need to protect all our sisters not just our cis-sters, #TransIsBeautiful and #GirlsLikeUs, resources for trans individuals, among many other posts. And I’ll… Continue reading

Intersectionality is more than a buzzword.

So probably around 10 months ago, I wrote about intersectionality and the importance of remembering the intersections of identities. I quoted Audre Lorde in that post who said something along the lines that… Continue reading

Parents and Trans Children.

I tweeted last night about a Buzzfeed article with a video showing a very emotional moment of young trans girl finding her first dose of hormones. And it got me thinking about the… Continue reading

Accessibility and Ableism.

It took me a really long time to see the ways in which many spaces (including activist and feminist spaces) aren’t always the most accessible in different ways and how accessibility has to… Continue reading

Planned Parenthood and why #IStandWithPP

I have and will continue to be a huge supporter of Planned Parenthood for so many different reasons. The nonprofit provides accessible health care for all those who need it and provide a… Continue reading

Slavery, Mass Incarceration, and the Prison Industrial Complex.

As much as many white people seem to believe, the US is not living in a post racial society and the mass incarceration of people of color is definitely one indicator of that… Continue reading

A note on fatness.

I made the mistake today of watching a really awful video that was essentially this person rambling on about how terrible fat people are. I don’t know why I kept watching it after… Continue reading

Check Your Privilege.

An important part of participating in any sort of struggle or fight for justice is checking any sort of privilege you might hold. Everyone has some sort of privilege – whether it’s race,… 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