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The New Feminism

By On August 19, 2015

The name Feminspire is reminiscent of the spread of inspiration through the lens of the Feminist Rights Movement. We know that feminism is not what it was 50 years ago and the… Read More


Huntington’s: Losing Your Mind and Body, But Not Your Soul

By Sarah Alexis Beatty On July 16, 2015

Huntington’s Disease, or HD, is something that you may have only heard briefly discussed in paragraph 5 page 196 of your grade 11 biology text book, or you’ve seen it outlined in the show… Read More


15 Ways Leslie Knope from Parks and Recreation Inspired Feminists Everywhere

By Chanel Marie On July 14, 2015

Parks and Recreation was a cult classic. Even though television shows with brilliant comedic writing usually only hold on for a season or two, Parks and Rec held on for 7 seasons.… Read More

Body Image

I Don’t Want to be Attractive, I Want to Stop Existing

By Chanel Marie On July 9, 2015

I wish I didn’t exist. That sounds extremely negative, but at times it’s very true. It’s different than being suicidal, although admittedly I’ve been there. It’s being exhausted by the sheer weight… Read More

Real Talk

I was the Cheater and the Cheated: It’s Not Black and White

By Chanel Marie On July 8, 2015

“We didn’t raise you that way.” Those were the words my mother told me when she heard that I had cheated on my fiance. Once being told that, how could I confide… Read More


Here’s Why Disney Relationships AREN’T Poisonous to Young Girls

By Chanel Marie On July 7, 2015

The constant argument on the liberal side of things is that the Disney princess franchise promotes women being rescued by Prince Charming. There’s no arguing that, but if you think for one… Read More


Being Insecure Does Not Mean I Am Weak

By Sarah Alexis Beatty On July 6, 2015

It’s apparent to me in my daily life with people who are close to me or strangers that I can be seen as quiet and shy which can often be misinterpreted as dumb,… Read More

Current Events

Why Marriage Equality is Really Important

By Sarah Alexis Beatty On July 2, 2015

With the recent ruling that the ban on same sex marriage is constitutional in the USA, here are some real life reasons on what this new change means for the people it affects.… Read More

Body Image

Playboy Bunny Holly Madison Wanted to Kill Herself

By Chanel Marie On July 2, 2015

Depression is a serious mental illness that affects 1 in 4 women, including Playboy Bunny Holly Madison. Despite admitting that “…[d]rowning myself seemed like a logical way to escape the ridiculous life… Read More


Feminism, As Told By Cats

By Chanel Marie On July 1, 2015

It’s selfish for humans to assume we’re the only ones who need feminism. Our furry feline friends have also been fighting for equal rights. Follow us through… THE BRIEF HISTORY OF FEMIN-MEOW-ISM… Read More


Don’t Tell Me My Makeup is a Misogynistic Scam (PLEASE Shut Up)

By Chanel Marie On June 30, 2015

The first thing people (read: MRA) say when a woman wears too much makeup is “why are you putting all of that stuff on? I think you’re much prettier without it”. As… Read More


Why Adding a Woman to the $10 Bill Isn’t a Win for Feminism

By Chanel Marie On June 30, 2015

There have been countless reports across social media platforms for the past few weeks about the prospect of a woman being featured on the US $10 bill. Considering this hasn’t happened in… Read More