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How 3 Poetesses Share The Female Experience

Photo by Kwesi Abbensetts

Art, and poetry specifically, is found at the epicenter of any given crisis or event. One way of expressing political, personal and social reactions or critiques is through reading or writing poetry. The universalization of emotions compressed into a poem provides a welcome outlet for just about anyone. Poets, whether intentionally writing about gender or not, are expressing experience. For […]

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Street Style San Francisco VIII

Street Style San Francisco VIII

San Francisco has such a diversity of fashion and styles, it’s difficult to classify the city’s style in one term. But that’s not a problem at all, especially since we get to meet the SF fashionistas on the streets. Check out the latest installment of our fashion series! No. 1: Jessalynn Occupation: Office manager at Open Door Style: Neat and casual […]

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How To Reclaim Sex And Safety After Sexual Assault

How To Reclaim Sex And Safety After Sexual Assault

It’s Sexual Assault Awareness Month and it is critical that we better support survivors. We must help cultivate a safe environment. Many survivors of sexual assault will experience changes or difficulties when engaging in sexual activity afterward. When we conceptualize the ways a person is changed after sexual assault – whether big or small, temporary or permanent, and anything in […]

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Equality Between The Sexes In France: Not For Kids

Photo by Caleb Woods

Amidst the growing political tensions that ruthlessly divide our country, we easily forget that other countries face many of the same ideological battles. France, for instance, appears to people here in the States as not only the epicenter of high culture but a place of laissez-faire attitudes toward sex. They even elected a socialist president, François Hollande, in 2012. But […]

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Say Hello To Sunshine And Spring!

Photo courtesy of Alyson

After months of rain, clouds, and wind chill, sunny weather feels so welcomed in San Francisco. We’re seeing fashionistas break out their open-toed shoes, sporting short sleeves, and stylish sunglasses to match the mild temperament. You could say they’re “springing” into the styles of the season! Check out how Alyson is dressing for the weather: Hello friends (and sun)! Can […]

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Women In Leadership: Stronger Together

Women In Leadership: Stronger Together

The rise of female leaders in the world is improving at a slow but fairly steady pace. We have seen many incredibly driven women become catalysts for change by taking charge in their respective field. However, a question remains: how do we get future world leaders, decision-makers and even thought leaders to fuel the flame ignited by the amazing women […]

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Sexism In Silicon Valley Is Obviously Not Over

Sexism In Silicon Valley Is Obviously Not Over

Women in the tech field are often defined more by their frequent exposure to sexism than their actual work. From men only asking other men questions during meetings to male bosses directly objectifying their female employees, sexism ranges from subtle to overt. A survey titled “The Elephant in the Valley” focuses on inherent misogyny in Silicon Valley alone. For a […]

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Ruffles Are Making Waves In Spring Style

Photo courtesy of Liat

It’s time for spring! Although floral patterns are a staple trend for the seasons, there are plenty of other styles that evoke the delicate, petal-like theme, for example: ruffles! Ruffles are can be considered too frilly for some, but with the right outfit and patterns, ruffles can be as classic as florals, but more memorable. See how Liat does it […]

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Cracks In The Glass Ceiling

Cracks In The Glass Ceiling

Many remarkable women throughout history have paved the way for female leaders by breaking down the metaphorical glass ceiling in numerous fields, including politics and business. Because of these women’s efforts, we can see a global increase in the number of female leaders, ranging from politicians and community leaders to executives and entrepreneurs. However, the works is not done yet […]

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Pure Eating, Living, And Baking With Mandy Harper

Pure Eating, Living, And Baking With Mandy Harper

Mandy Harper started Wholesome Bakery with an interest in nutrition and sustainability. For starters, Wholesome Bakery caters to those with dietary restrictions and provides everyone with “guilt-free goodies” that are free of gluten, dairy, egg, soy and trans fat. How else is it different from other bakeries? Well, as Mandy says, “You don’t feel like crap after indulging.” How did […]

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First Steps To Approaching The Political Divide

First Steps To Approaching The Political Divide

Consumption does not always refer to what we put into our stomachs but our minds as well. When taking into account triggering political rhetoric, “fake news” accusations, and severe nationwide divide, it all begs the question: How do I process this information and approach it in an effective way? Many aspects of the current political discourse are harmful to marginalized […]

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Street Style San Francisco VII

Street Style San Francisco VII

Here comes the sun! After weeks of rain and clouds, it seems like the sunshine has returned (albeit with wind chill) to the now less-drought-ridden California. Fashionistas in San Francisco are taking advantage of the sunnier, drier weather, so check out some of women we came across this week. Name: Maya Occupation: Fashion Design Student Style: Strategic layering of patterns […]

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Don’t Lean In—Stand Up And Walk Out!

Photo by Quentin Keller

Although Women’s Day has been observed in manifestations around the world for the better part of a century, this year is the first time March 8th will mark a unified, global mobilization. Last month eight feminist scholars and activists published a call to the women of America to join a general strike alongside feminist groups in 30 countries. Organizers of […]

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