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Why It’s Hard to Call Myself a Feminist

Disclaimer:  This post is being brought over to my current blog from my previous site. I wrote this article for my internship when I had just entered the world of feminism and I didn’t understand it. Now, I proudly call myself a feminist and I try to educate people on their journey to identifying themselves as advocates of equal rights. 

As of late, it seems as though a couple of celebrities have had an opinion on feminism. First it was Taylor Swift, and now Beyoncé. Continue reading Why It’s Hard to Call Myself a Feminist

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Janay and Ray Rice: The Question Everyone is Asking

Disclaimer: This post mentions domestic violence and IPV (Intimate Partner Violence), which may be upsetting to some readers. This post is also being brought over to my current blog from my previous site, so it isn’t as up-to-date as the other issues I will be publishing.  

By now I’m sure you’ve heard about Ray Rice being released from his position on the Ravens. The running back, in case you’re not up to date, had his contract terminated due to a physical altercation with his wife that ended with her unconscious body being dragged from a hotel elevator. Continue reading Janay and Ray Rice: The Question Everyone is Asking

You Might Be Feminist…You Just Don’t Know It

It’s time to reclaim the word ‘feminism’.

And I don’t mean by plastering it on mugs and t-shirts and tattooing it on our foreheads. By ‘reclaim’, I mean that the time has come for people to shout out what the term truly means and stop all the man-hating nonsense that most people think it is. Feminism isn’t about women stomping on men while we raise our fists to the sky. Continue reading You Might Be Feminist…You Just Don’t Know It

An Open Letter to That One 4Chan User We All Know

As I write this, I’m sure that you’re eating a bowl of Peanut Butter Captain Crunch and watching internet porn that is both grossly inaccurate and underrepresentational. I bet that you’re a ‘nice guy’ and because of that you can’t see why you’ve been repeatedly ‘friendzoned’. Obviously women owe you their bodies. They’re the prize, right? And, of course, you deserve us.  Continue reading An Open Letter to That One 4Chan User We All Know