Feminism has become more and more popular today, and for good reason. Women are breaking barriers, but there’s still so much more work to be done. Looking for a soundtrack to go with your fight against the patriarchy? We’ve got 10 feminist artists you need to hear. This article contains affiliate links, and we will be compensated for any purchase made by clicking on them. Thank you for … [Read more...] about 10 Feminist Artists You Need to Hear
Pause just one minute here. Say it out loud, "Feminism." Now, take a moment to define the word "feminism" and everything it means. If you're anything like me, you won't know where to start. As an early twenty-something, straight out of college, thrown into the corporate world and trying to stay afloat, I’ve found myself tied between plenty of new challenges. I wasn't caught off guard until I was … [Read more...] about 11 Reasons I’m Convinced That I’m a Feminist
Ah, Tumblr. The weird cousin of social media sites. Where you go to scroll endlessly through pages of cat gifs, drawings of Iron Man and Captain America dating, and discussions of the importance of Spock’s eyebrows. It’s also a place where people come together to debate about social issues in an attempt to educate and better the world. Tumblr has it all. Just like with any social media … [Read more...] about 10 Feminist Tumblr Blogs Everyone Should Follow
The action film is notorious for being an unfriendly genre to women. Unfortunately, most of the mainstream cinema has the same reputation. With most popular movies not even managing to pass the Bechdel Test (Are two women in the film? Do they talk to each other? Is it about something other than a man?) it's no surprise that these films often alienate those who identify as feminists. Mad Max: Fury … [Read more...] about Mad Max: Fury Road is the Feminist Action Film we Need
Why Horror Movies? Since childhood, I've been intrigued by horror movies. I can remember obsessively watching Are You Afraid of the Dark? with my younger sister, a show that opened me up to a new world of vampires, aliens, monsters, and ghosts. When I was able to stay up late enough, I could sneak glimpses of Tales from the Crypt. Because I wasn't technically allowed to watch these episodes, I … [Read more...] about Feminist Horror Film and Why It Matters
"I stopped dieting when I figured out that you just have to eat regularly and properly within moderation," wrote Now magazine, quoting Jennifer Aniston. "The fads are too much." Seeing ads and articles promoting popular “fad” diets in the attempt to try and find facts and figures about the diet industry only proves the point that there are a lot of people out there spending money on quick fixes … [Read more...] about Let’s Talk About Dieting
I read an Opinions article entitled “Divided by Abortion, United by Feminism” by OP-ED columnist, Ross Douthat from The New York Times, over the weekend about the subject of abortion and its place in feminism. Douthat spoke of Nellie Gray, a former soldier and member of the State Department and the Department of Labor, who after obtaining a law degree from Georgetown University in January 1974, … [Read more...] about Is Being Pro-Choice a Feminist Idea?