Post Tagged with: “Feminism”

Why We Shouldn’t Belittle First-World Feminism

Why We Shouldn’t Belittle First-World Feminism

There is a lot of injustice happening at the same time in our world. It can be frustrating to address one social issue when an equally frustrating problem occurs simultaneously. We should help third-world countries get the necessities and equality they deserve, but that does not mean we should overlook the first world feminist issues. Here’s why: “Why complain about the […]

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14 Self-Care Practices For Feminists

14 Self-Care Practices For Feminists

Fellow feminists, you have been hard at work to bring equality to those who are marginalized. While you dedicate much of your efforts to enforce justice, please don’t forget to take the time to care for yourself. Here are a few things you need to do for yourself: Yay, you made it! If you’re a feminist reading this article, I’m […]

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Is Chivalry Dead, Or Should We Kill It?

Is Chivalry Dead, Or Should We Kill It?

In feminism of 2016, in which women strive for equality in all aspects of life, chivalry is a concept that is somewhat confusing. Today’s feminists are unsure of whether or not they should let their dates open doors, or pay for their dinner. Here is an analysis of how we should view chivalry, and how it affects a woman’s independence: I have […]

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The Mantra Of Lipstick&Politics

The Mantra Of Lipstick&Politics

“Intelligence is sexy” is Lipstick & Politic’s motto. The stereotype out there is that a woman can be sexy or she can be intelligent, but a sexy, intelligent woman is a paradox. Being attractive has, for a long time, thought to be the most important quality of a woman. Rather than prioritize beauty over intellect, Lipstick & Politics seeks to […]

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Why Feminism Is Inherent To Fatherhood

Why Feminism Is Inherent To Fatherhood

With Father’s Day approaching, it’s time to look at how fatherhood is tied to feminism. The reason why it’s so important to acknowledge how feminism is inherent to fatherhood is because it highlights the collaborative component necessary for the growth in society.  It takes an army of people to create change in society. It takes the same amount of people […]

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Body Positive Ads Aren’t Really Body Positive

Body Positive Ads Aren’t Really Body Positive

We often see Body Positive advertisements for varying brands, all with the common well-intended goal of promoting self love. However, the underlying message that women are the perpetrators of their own self hatred makes these campaigns far less empowering as a whole: I’m about to say something that is unquestionably going to piss off the majority of the Internet: I […]

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Alicia Keys’ Empowers Women To Show Their Raw Beauty

Alicia Keys’ Empowers Women To Show Their Raw Beauty

Alicia Keys’ new song In Common is groundbreaking, mostly because of the photo on its cover. The photo shows the artist without makeup, her hair tied up in a scarf, skin freckled, and glowing. While this is a rarity for most figures at the forefront of the media, she appeared a few days later with a gorgeous and high profile […]

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An Ode To Every Type Of Feminist

An Ode To Every Type Of Feminist

What does a feminist look like? We live in a world of that can function off of visuals and rigid categories. It can be from these two things that stereotypes can be developed. Some stereotypes are obviously hurtful and society demonstrates how to disprove them. Other stereotypes can be unconsciously accepted for a variety of reasons, ranged from systemic to […]

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How To Practice Effective Feminist Dialogue

How To Practice Effective Feminist Dialogue

The progress we want to see in the world is through active efforts. It is through our actions, our conversations, and our willingness to work with one another but not losing our core beliefs that we can achieve equality for all. Productive dialogue, in particular, takes practice. Here’s what you need to know: We all know that dialogue is necessary […]

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10 Essential Books That Every Feminist Should Read From 2015

10 Essential Books That Every Feminist Should Read From 2015

Nothing expands the mind and perspective like a good book. And for those of the particularly feminist mind, books are exactly the thought-provoking hobby one needs. Here are the essential 10 titles of 2015 to keep you busy!: My Life On The Road  by  Gloria Steinem is an obvious pick for any hardcore feminist today. It’s Steinem’s most recent work and details […]

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Being Ladylike Is Outdated And Here’s Why

Being Ladylike Is Outdated And Here’s Why

For me, terms like lady or ladylike are right in line with equally absurd terms like acting Black, or any of the other terms that lump behavior onto a particular group of people in an effort to reinforce dominant society’s assertion of what is considered desirable and acceptable social protocol. As an adult woman, I don’t like the term lady, […]

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This Organization Reaffirms The Feminism Definition

This Organization Reaffirms The Feminism Definition

Ms. Foundation, a nonprofit foundation that’s “building a women’s collective power for social, economic, and reproductive justice,” has started an online campaign under the hashtag #MyFeminismIs. Participants of the campaign unite under the simple and inclusive definition of feminism: Feminism is the political, social, and economic equality of ALL genders. This broad definition is an umbrella–an opportunity for people of […]

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Humanist Or Feminist? What To Call Yourself If You Believe In Gender Equality

Humanist Or Feminist? What To Call Yourself If You Believe In Gender Equality

Shailene Woodley famously said it in a TIME interview two years ago. Lady Gaga initially said it then tried to revise her stance. Kaley Cuoco proclaimed it. Taylor Swift, Beyonce, and Demi Moore have all said it. They said they are not “feminists” and their reasoning is this: they love men and think “feminism” is too hateful. Many of these […]

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