It’s a monumental day in the fight for equality, as SCOTUS has ruled same-sex marriage legal nationwide. In a 5-4 majority ruling, this decision will usher in a whirlwind of changes in marriage laws throughout the country. And it’s about damn time! As a feminist, I fight for equality for all people. While I am … More #LoveWins: SCOUTS Rules Same-Sex Marriage Legal Nationwide
Recently, the infamous Muppet, Miss Piggy, was awarded the Sackler Center First Award from the Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art for her contributions to feminism. I found this out while scrolling through Twitter and I was speechless. For those of you that know me, you’ll understand how rare it is that I am rendered speechless. … More Miss Piggy: Puppet & Award Winning Feminist?
I absolutely love this video. It perfectly encapsulates everything that is wrong with the photoshopped images we are inundated with on a daily basis. According to an article from Fasionista, an anonymous retoucher claims that 100% of beauty images in magazines are retouched. I really wish this number was more shocking, but I can’t honestly … More It’s Time Beauty Standards Get Real
Each and every red carpet, so called journalists fight to death to ask Hollywood’s favorite actresses one question: “Who are you wearing?” Have you ever noticed that men hardly get asked that question? Instead, they get asked about their acting career, what it was like to work with … More Who Are You Wearing? Who The F@#$ Cares?
Yesterday was Equal Pay Day, a day designated to shine a spotlight on the fact that there is still a wage gap between men and women, based entirely on differences in gender. But setting aside a day to talk about the wage gap and Instagram cute, supportive pictures isn’t enough. We have to DO something … More How To Close The Wage Gap
Today is Equal Pay Day y’all. Yes, unfortunately in 2015, we still have to deal with bullshit like the wage gap and workplace discrimination. Women still earn, on average, 77% of what a man earns. Le sigh. There are a myriad of rumors swirling around about the wage gap. Proponents of the gap, or those … More #EqualPayDay
Miss Representation is a fabulously feminist film that shines a light on the misrepresentation of women in the media, exploring the many ways in which the image of women has been distorted through the camera lens. From the overt sexualization of women in rap videos, to the objectification of women’s bodies in various fashion ads, … More You Can’t Be What You Can’t See: Women In The Media