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Featured

How My First One Night Stand Helped Me Reclaim My Sexuality

By Elan Carson On August 13, 2014

I’m 24 and I’ve just experienced my first one night stand. The scenario is everything you’re already picturing: Drunk guy and drunk gal meet at a bar, they dance together while poorly… Read More

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Editorial

Seriously, Is it Possible For Dudes to Talk About Women Without Demeaning Us?

By Rachel Kinnard On August 13, 2014

With midterm elections on the horizon, as well as the presidential election coming up in 2016, it’s going to be more and more common to see journalists and writers dissect voting polls… Read More

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Editorial

The Thing ‘Women Against Feminism’ Fail to Understand

By Hannah Collins On August 13, 2014

Trigger warning for vivid descriptions of violence & rape. Imagine this: The year is 2014. You are a white Western woman. You wake up in the morning in a comfortably sized house… Read More

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Editorial

Why is Our Society Shrinking Women?

By Rut Guðnadóttir On August 12, 2014

Based on what I hear from my peers, I think I am one of the few people who actually enjoyed school as a whole. Well, maybe not as a whole, but education-wise… Read More

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Culture

‘Lucy’, a Feminist Film Review of Epic Disappointment

By Sherronda Brown On August 12, 2014

This post contains major spoilers – you have been warned. French auteur Luc Besson’s Lucy is a convoluted genre mash-up and an anticlimactic disappointment.  It jumps to and from science fiction, philosophy, action/adventure, mystery, crime/gangster… Read More

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Fashion

The Reformed Alt Kid’s Academic Wardrobe

By Rose Wednesday On August 11, 2014

It’s time to go back to school, and if you’re at all involved in a university, that means navigating the expectations other people have for what you’ll look like while still showing… Read More

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Current Events

Feminist Progress Report: Dove Loves “Real Beauty” – But Only When it’s Photoshopped

By Amber Logsdon On August 10, 2014

Another week, another peek into stories on the feminist radar! How is the world doing this week in terms of progress? 1) Justice for Renisha McBride Early last November, 19-year-old Renisha McBride… Read More

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Body Image

Celebrating Your Body is Never an Excuse For Putting Down Another

By Sherronda Brown On August 8, 2014

As humans, we tend to organize things into binaries; good and evil, men and women, black and white, and so on. Among these is the binary of fat and thin. Of course… Read More

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Editorial

Bi Erasure, or Why the Hell is My Sexuality So Hard to Understand?

By Rut Guðnadóttir On August 7, 2014

Once upon a time I thought I was a lesbian. It was mainly a conscious decision I made because I didn’t like boys at the time. That didn’t really pan out, since you… Read More

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Editorial

Why Feminists Can’t Ignore Male Victims of Domestic Violence

By Zara Bennett On August 7, 2014

According to the US Bureau of Justice, 4 out of 5 victims of domestic abuse are women. That is why, when we think about domestic violence, we most often recall the multitude… Read More

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Editorial

The Truth Behind the Growing Sex Work Industry

By Ella Jameson On August 6, 2014

Since the economic crisis of 2008, the increase in the number of women working in the sex industry has been significant. Desperate times often call for desperate measures, so while this fact… Read More

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College

I Went to School in the Rape Capital of America

By Jaycey Ells On August 6, 2014

Trigger warning for discussion of rape, slut-shaming and victim blaming. The day Jordan Johnson was pronounced not guilty for the rape of a young Jane Doe was the day everything changed in… Read More