Today is International Women’s Day, which means your timelines and Twitter feeds will be flooded with various femme-positive hashtags and trending feminist lingo.
For those of us who have not taken gender studies courses, understanding this terminology can be overwhelming and confusing. To help you navigate
Hashtags have been used for a myriad of purposes, from referencing a meme to discussing political issues. The recent #metoo is one in a long line of internet commentary on social issues – in this case, on the sexual harassment and assault that both women
After miles of marching in San Francisco and around the country, many black women are yelling hypocrisy to the millions of white women who are proud to say their “pussy grabs back,” but didn’t show the same enthusiasm when it came to racial issues.
It’s 2015, and it is time for a female president in the White House. As a feminist, I am glad Hillary Clinton rose to the challenge— well, not really.
One of the words most commonly used to describe Clinton is "feminist." A feminist, as defined by
The word feminist is tossed around in everyday conversation as if it were a trending hashtag rather than a movement that requires action.
Women have come a long way from the 18th century, when we were defined as society's domesticated, modest and religiously moral beings void of opportunities in political voting,
Feminism is for everyone, but both women and men continue to misconstrue the true meaning of feminism and what it really stands for.
A Nigerian writer once defined a feminist best as a “person who believes in the social, political and economic equality of the sexes.”
[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="600"] Ahkeel Mestayer (front right) participates in an exercise during the "Feminism for Bros" event at J. Paul Leonard Library in San Francisco, Calif. on Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014. Henry Perez/Xpress.[/caption]
A discussion-based workshop titled “Feminism For Bros” invited all genders to redefine