It’s a normal mundane afternoon. You’re sitting in class taking notes on your laptop when you see you’re running low on battery. You reach into your backpack’s front pouch for your charger and tangled in its wires is a...
When I was nine, I joined my very first club: it was a book club that had only ten or so members–all girls I knew from school–but for me, it was a deeply formative experience, a place where learning...
So you’ve probably heard about the “Emma Watson can’t be a feminist with her boobs out” controversy by now. Except it wasn’t really a controversy. It was just an actress being photographed for a magazine, the way actresses always do,...
So you’ve heard people complain about how us millennials are narcissistic selfie-takers who spend too much time on social media. And you’ve probably countered with (or at least angrily thought) something like “young women are allowed to like themselves! If...
In the past, women have often gotten the raw end of the stick, even when it comes to the words that describe them. So many of the terms we use in our everyday lives for our fellow females are, well, not so flattering....
Raise your hand if at least one person on your social media platforms is trying to sell you makeup, leggings, essential oils, waist trainers, etc. If you’re a woman on social media, then you no doubt have been exposed...
On January 21, 2017, Laura Seagraves and Claudia Pasma stood on a small stage facing a crowd of around 15,000 people.  The crowd welcomed them as the organizers of Cleveland, Ohio’s Women’s March.  Cheers trailed between the buildings surrounding...
“I’m not like most girls.” I cringe a little harder every time I hear any variation of this statement. Even worse? Being told, “you’re not like most girls.” Sure, it’s meant to be a compliment, but what’s wrong with...
Just the other weekend I took a day trip with a few girlfriends to a small beach town in the south of France called Cassis. I had heard of France’s infamous topless beaches but had yet to ever go…...
In 1975, Susan Brownmiller declared in her bestseller Against Our Will: Men, Women and Rape: “There can be no equality in porn, no female equivalent, no turning of the tables in the name of bawdy fun. Pornography, like rape, is a...
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