Tag Archive: Feminism

Women’s History Month.

Yesterday marked the beginning of Women’s History Month – a relatively new addition in the US that honors and pays tribute to all the women and their work. And there’s so much work… Continue reading

Quote from Roxane Gay.

To have privilege in one or more areas does not mean you are wholly privileged. Surrendering to the acceptance of privilege is difficult, but it is really all that is expected. What I… Continue reading

Brown Berets.

This weekend has been a snowball of learning (for me) about revolutionary groups from the 1960s and 70s – the Black Panther Party, the Young Lords, and now the Brown Berets. Learning about… Continue reading

Black Panther Party.

Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution is a full length documentary about the Black Panthers – a party that seems to be eagerly demonized within white America. The documentary goes through the party’s… Continue reading

White Feminism™ needs to talk about race.

I’ve written about White Feminism™ before but as a reminder, it is the specific kind of feminism that solely focuses on the struggles and fights of white women and usually centers our narratives.… Continue reading

Quote: Audre Lorde – Difference and Survival.

And certainly there are very real differences between us, of race, sex, age, sexuality, class, vision. But it is not the differences between us that tear us apart, destroying the commonalities we share.… Continue reading

Girl Scouts.

I was a Girl Scout for several years growing up and I loved it. I loved the meetings (in part because most of the meetings by the end of my experience involved playing… Continue reading

Reproductive rights and reproductive justice.

This isn’t directly related to Black History Month but something I wanted to write about because it’s an incredibly important conversation. Plus, reproductive rights have been a hot topic over the years and… Continue reading

QUEER HISTORY: Audre Lorde.

It wasn’t until my senior year of college that I learned about the self described black, lesbian, mother, warrior, poet Audre Lorde because it doesn’t seem like the mainstream queer community talks enough about… Continue reading

I don’t want to be nice to creepy and strange men.

Comments and questions from random and strange men have unfortunately become all too common place for many women and others. And it’s not just women who experience unwanted attention and harassment nor does… Continue reading