Tag Archive: Feminism

#TransLiberationTuesday

Lamia Beard, Keyshia Blige, London Chanel, India Clarke, Taja DeJesus, Tamara Dominguez, Papi Edwards, K.C. Haggard #TransLiberationTuesday — Jamie Piperato (@JamiePiperato) August 25, 2015 Today, the hashtag #transliberationtuesday on Twitter is calling for… Continue reading

Making Mistakes.

For me, a big part of humanity is that we are flawed and we do make mistakes. But the great thing about mistakes is the ability to learn and grow from them. I… Continue reading

Fat Shaming And Loving Your Body.

I’ve mentioned before my relationship with my own body and with fatness. Because I’m fat and I’ve pretty much always been fat, my self esteem and my self worth has frequently been hinged… Continue reading

White Feminism™.

I’ve been meaning to write about white feminism for awhile now because I think it’s an important thing to talk about. The distinction of white feminism is to address the practice of centering… Continue reading

The Bechdel Test and Every Single Word.

There have been several projects and tests that have called out the lack of diversity and general problems that Hollywood has in regards to representing anyone other than a cishet white male. Hollywood has… Continue reading

#BlackWomenEqualPay

Today, the hashtag #BlackWomenEqualPay on Twitter has been taking about the intersection of race and gender in regards to wages and money. Sarah Mirk wrote an article about five facts to know today… 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

#FreeBree – Bree Newsome and the incredible act of capture the flag.

This is yet another really late post and many probably have already heard what happened but I still wanted to write about Bree Newsome – the black woman who scaled a flag pole… Continue reading

#TransIsBeautiful and #GirlsLikeUs

Hashtags like #TransIsBeautiful and #GirlsLikeUs make me so happy because as a society, we’ve (unfortunately and as a whole) gotten really good at demeaning, being violent towards, and erasing the trans community. Seeing… Continue reading

#Pride should be proclaiming that #BlackLivesMatter.

Black Lives Matter @Chicago Pride pic.twitter.com/kbJm4wz89o — joey mogul (@JoeyMogul) June 28, 2015 #blackoutpride #BlackLivesMatter pic.twitter.com/B6rwbEB3ps — Sarah Cantaloupe (@SarahCantaloupe) June 28, 2015 #BlackOutPride happening now pic.twitter.com/pB3ChTGpvX — Amaris Moore (@Amaris_Moore) June 28,… Continue reading