Tag Archive: Feminism

What we don’t learn about Martin Luther King Jr.

Today is Martin Luther King Jr. Day – a federal holiday that was signed into law in 1983 and officially observed for the first time in January 1986. Today also eventually became a… Continue reading

Your Faves are Problematic.

So over the past few months, I’ve been writing about different celebrities and the different ways that they are problematic. And a big part of why I’ve been doing this (and why I’ll keep… Continue reading

Quote on Tina Fey.

Like numerous residents of the feminist blogosphere, I’m disappointed in Fey’s persistent bullying of sex workers and other women she judges to be inappropriately sexual. While she skewers society for shitting on the fairer sex,… Continue reading

We Should All Be Feminists – Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Today, I read and watched Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s essay and TEDx Talk We Should All Be Feminists. And honestly, there is so much that I love about this essay – Adichie does a really… Continue reading

Pronouns and Gender.

The weight we put on gender is incredible and it’s starts for people often before birth (and definitely when they’re assigned their gender at birth). We assume what babies might turn out to… Continue reading

Your Fave is Problematic – Tina Fey.

Shocking right? Tina Fey is quite literally the definition of white feminism – her work and activism fights for equality of (white and middle class/rich) women and lacks any sort of intersectional lens.… Continue reading

Sex work and listening to sex workers.

I want to start this by saying that I am not a sex worker in any sense of the term, nor have I ever been. Rather than trying (and definitely failing) to regurgitate… Continue reading

Healing and Safe Spaces.

Having spaces specifically for marginalized identities can often be lifesaving and revolutionary because in a country and culture where institutional racism, heterosexism, transphobia/transmisogyny, and many other things exist, it can be exhausting to continuously… Continue reading

Tone Policing.

Tone policing is the act of shaming someone for their often legitimate anger regarding oppression or saying that it’s counterproductive to respond in such an emotional way. It’s the suggestion that if people were… Continue reading

Don’t Tell Me to Smile.

Street harassment is honestly a pain in the ass and often mildly terrifying (at the very least) to experience. It’s terrifying, makes you feel like prey to rape culture. I have experienced street… Continue reading