Posts tagged "feminism"
Highlights on the Misuse of Justice

Highlights on the Misuse of Justice

This quality of being just, impartial, or fair has, in its time, been abused as much as the marginalized people this quality should represent. These appropriations are not as publicized as infringements upon one of the values that the United States is founded should be, especially in a time when justice is being tested by...
The Needs of the Many?

The Needs of the Many?

    I open my eyes to sunlight streaming through the crack in the curtains and roll over sleepily to check the time on my phone. 10.38. I stare at the number for a second, then my heart drops.
An Infernal Madness

An Infernal Madness

    The tyrannical heat of the summer wafted through Eden’s windows and seeped into her bed sheets. She felt the adherence of the silk on her legs and little trails of sweat raced across her neck, mingling the aromatic smell of her hair with a salty sharpness.
An Interview with Elizabeth Minkel and Flourish Klink from fansplaining

An Interview with Elizabeth Minkel and Flourish Klink from fansplaining

  Elizabeth Minkel writes a regular column on fan culture for the New Statesman, and she’s on staff at The Millions.
Howl

Howl

  you think I’m on my knees but I am not on my knees every step is preparation muscles slowly locking into place beneath bruised skin
Walk Proudly and Carry a Big Lathi

Walk Proudly and Carry a Big Lathi

  What do you do when you’re trying to take a nice, peaceful walk around town when you see some guy beating his girl in the middle of the street? Let’s face it, some of us would walk on past and others would give him quite a mouthful. Well, then-53-year-old Indian woman Sampat Pal Devi...
The Politics of Preening

The Politics of Preening

  I wear makeup almost every day. When I was in middle school, makeup was a way for me to express myself. Frequently, I would experiment with weird eyeshadow colors and graphic eyeliner. It was fun to me. Now, I tend to default to more neutral, understated colors.
How to be a Rad Woman: An interview with Kate Schatz

How to be a Rad Woman: An interview with Kate Schatz

  Kate Schatz is a proclaimed feminist, writer, editor, and educator. She is the author of the popular children’s book, Rad American Women A-Z, which was published by City Lights earlier this year. She was also my Literary Arts teacher in highschool!
An Interview With Briallen Hopper

An Interview With Briallen Hopper

  Briallen Hopper is an English Lecturer at Yale University. Her writing can be found in the Huffington Post, Chronicle, The Los Angeles Review of Books, The New Inquiry, New Republic, Killing the Buddha, and much more. You can find her on tumblr at http://briallenhopper.tumblr.com/ and on twitter @briallenhopper. The very first pitch that I...
With Intersectionality Comes Intelligence

With Intersectionality Comes Intelligence

Illustration by Valentina Quiñonez.   For years, the definition of feminism has been the belief of equality between all genders. In a world and history characterized by the dominance of men, this movement strives to empower females. The original start of the feminist movement is unknown, for it reaches back over many centuries. However, the...