Let's talk about sex..ism. It's alive and well in our culture today. It's not just in the media and entertainment. It's alive and well in our schools, workplaces, social situations, and religious institutions. I am all about leveling the playing field for men and women. I find it commendable when famous people, high ranking people, or … Continue reading Let’s talk about sex…ism
How has Trump hurt women you may ask? Well, I am here to inform you, and I’m not talking about grabbing women by the pussy or any of those sex scandals he was a part of. In the first 100 days of his presidency, he has not done much good for women, even if Ivanka … Continue reading First 100 Days
I know it’s late. I’m sorry, I had homework then got distracted at the gym by a friend’s birthday and drinks. (Of course. :)). For Feminist Friday I thought I would write about what I believe is feminism. What feminism means to me and how I try to live my life and raise my boys. … Continue reading What Feminism Means To Me
Usually my Feminist Friday posts are depressing, anger filled, and very opinionated. Today however it's pleasant and encouraging. 🙂 Did you Join the march on Washington? If so, pat yourself on the back, give yourself a high five, treat yourself to a shot, or whatever it is you do to celebrate. If you haven't seen … Continue reading Did you join the march on Washington?
As a follow up to my feminist rant on Monday I wanted to post some of the great replies to the original post got. There are so many strong, independent, kind, and intelligent people in the world it makes my heart smile! ❤ From Boozilla: "Somehow I think you are missing the point, although much … Continue reading Follow Up To Monday’s Post
I was perusing Huffington Post a while ago and saw this article about the laws states have passed to try and make getting an abortion much harder. It makes me sick to my stomach. I can't even begin to understand the struggles women in these states are going through. I understand some of us won't agree … Continue reading Why I March
For feminist Friday this week I am going to leave these two articles here for you to read. Just reading these two headlines really makes me a cranky bitch. Judge: Doctors Have “Religious Freedom” to Refuse to Treat Trans Patients, Women Who’ve Had Abortions and Judge rules doctors can refuse trans patients and women who … Continue reading Religious Freedom
Please read this Dear Mr. Trump article. Take it all in. Let me know what you think. Let's stand up for equality. Let's stand together. Let's take back our power! Here is the Dear Mr. Trump Website.
I think this woman’s ideas on feminism are ones the world needs to hear. After I read this I took a step back and looked at my own life and ideals. I looked at what I thought it meant to be a feminist, seeing as how I am a white female. Like Alyssa says, “‘white feminism’ isn’t feminism at all.”
Please, take a few minutes to read her post and let me know what you think about her ideas on intersectional feminism. ❤
I consider myself to be an intersectional feminist. I work to look as aspects of feminism from more than my own perspective. For reference I am a teenage, white, middle class, cisgender, chronically ill, lesbian. I have a lot of privilege, and I try my best to always be aware of it, and use it to help others.
Feminism is for everyone, plain and simple. If you want to hear more about why I identify as a feminist, read this. There is a problem with white women practicing something that has been coined as ,”white feminism.” Essentially white feminism, is believing in feminist values, while only looking through the perspective of being straight, white, female, and cisgender. So “white feminism” isn’t feminism at all.
I can pretty easily see the perspective of other queer women, because I am queer woman. I’m aware of the problems our community faces, because not only am I a…
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