Top Ten Intimacy Needs

This is another handout from a psych class that has helped me a lot lately. This has the top ten intimacy needs and it applies to all kinds of relationships. Let me know what you think. ACCEPTANCE: The closer we get to someone, the more we notice their imperfections. Acceptance involves looking past these flaws … Continue reading Top Ten Intimacy Needs

The Trouble with Bright Girls

Originally by Heidi Grant Halvorson, Ph.D. Successful women know only too well that in any male-dominated profession, we often find ourselves at a distinct disadvantage. We are routinely underestimated, underutilized and even underpaid. Studies show that women need to perform at extraordinarily high levels, just to appear moderately competent compared to our male coworkers. But … Continue reading The Trouble with Bright Girls

Sexism In School

Written by the intelligent young woman behind Feministrength. Sexism in school? A matter we must stop silencing in attempt to avoid its possible complicity, and start talking and working with. As a school student myself, aged 15, I’m constantly faced with everyday sexism in the school environment. Schools should be a place in which young … Continue reading Sexism In School

Feature Friday – A Pinch Of Feminism

Welcome ladies and gents! Are you ready to be blown away by the today's youth? These kids from Florida are rocking the world but every single day there are young people who are standing up for what they believe in and fighting injustices. Today's feature Friday is one of those! I'm super excited to introduce you to … Continue reading Feature Friday – A Pinch Of Feminism

The History of Feminism in America

To continue the background in feminism I wanted to give everyone a bit of a history lesson on feminism, where it came from, and why. I love learning about history in general and the history of feminism in America has been no different. There have been three recognized waves of feminism easily titled the first, second, … Continue reading The History of Feminism in America

Another Year

Another year has slipped by and I find it hard to believe where I'm at in life. I am officially in my late twenties and the thought is a little daunting. I keep asking myself what I've accomplished and why I'm not making more of my life. I don't dare voice these thoughts out loud because … Continue reading Another Year

Feature Friday – All_Women

It's Friday again and you know what that means! It's time to feature another amazing activist doing some incredible work. It's also the second day of National History of Women Month and it's almost International Women's Day which is all pretty exciting! I'm pretty stoked about this interview because the woman behind All_Women is incredible … Continue reading Feature Friday – All_Women

I Would Rather Not Be Alone

Go read this article from the Washington Post. I'm sorry if you're sick of seeing posts like this but it needs to be seen every fucking day. We all need to be reminded of how much trauma these children went through. How this tragedy will affect them for the rest of their lives. How they … Continue reading I Would Rather Not Be Alone

Teen Vogue

Teen Vogue is doing everything right in my book lately. They have been talking about the issues that matter and don't show any signs of backing down anytime soon! They are getting political and teaching these kids it's okay to be educated and why it's important. The most recent post was about the Florida Shooting, … Continue reading Teen Vogue

I Almost Shot My Classmates

A story from Daniel Riley that has gone viral on FB: "I almost shot my classmates when I was fourteen years old. I was not mentally ill. I had no juvenile criminal record. I'd never been suspended from school. I was a straight-A student. I almost shot my classmates, because I experienced a moment of … Continue reading I Almost Shot My Classmates