The Women’s liberation Movement began from the 1960’s until the 1980’s. It was a feminist movement that refers to multiple different campaigns on issues such as maternity leave, sexual harassment, women’s suffrage etc. I decided to focus mostly on the 1960’s because I feel like the beginning of the movement was able to accomplish a [...]
The way feminism has changed shape and direction is the primary strength of contemporary feminism. Feminists’ dream was to replace the dominant culture with a world of participatory economics grounded in communalism and social democracy, a world without discrimination based on race or gender, a world where recognition of mutuality and interdependency would be the [...]
Feminism has unintentionally made many enemies. Continuing in this way, the movement itself will only have historic relevance in the way that it affected society at large but having no modern-day machine to carry on its mission. So what is next for feminism? Does it go down the tube in favor of other modern movements? Is there a place for feminism in the future? If so, what needs to change about the movement and its message in order to be of use to people today?
5 Reasons to ditch wearing a bra! Comfort and ease. Wearing a bra can sometimes feel so exhausting and confining. We all know that feeling at the end of the day where the bra comes off with a huge sigh of relief. Why not enjoy that pleasure all of the time? Your boobs will thank [...]
There’d be no wage gap There’d be no patriarchy Women will feel comfortable showing up to an interview themselves No discrimination based on religious beliefs or clothing or culture In our current society, we are defined by our race, class, religion, sexual orientation, gender, culture, status and more, instead of who we truly are. Society [...]
When Donald Trump was announced President, I remember sitting in my dimly lit dorm room at 3am staring with disbelief at Google’s electoral map sealing the fate of our country for the next four years. Donald Trump, a disrespectful, ill-qualified (in my opinion), and uncultured man, is our President. Trump’s win seemed to erase all [...]
A New Era A poem on activism by Maggie McGreal how can we live In a world in which the patriarchy Trumps the rights deserved by all people By all women A call for equality A call for action silence perpetuates The issue won't end Until we take a stand