#EqualPayDay

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

Required Reading: Not That Kind of Girl

Modern feminism was crying out for a figure head, a knowledgable, notable voice to break through the bullshit.  Enter Lena Dunham. Her most recent book, “Not That Kind Of Girl,” offers an unassuming and personal insight into her relationship with feminism.  Comprised of personal essays, emails, lists, and charming doodles, “Not That Kind Of Girl” steps away … More Required Reading: Not That Kind of Girl

You Can’t Be What You Can’t See: Women In The Media

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

Haters Gunna Hate

I recently posted some podcasts to YouTube for a class assignment.  Designed as an extension of the blog, I discussed my views on what feminism is, very similar to a post I have previously published.  I honestly didn’t expect anyone to view it, except for my professor who is obligated to view the clip. Since posting … More Haters Gunna Hate

“Girls” Season Finale, A Win For The Ladies

SPOILER ALERT: I will be discussing details of the episode so if you haven’t watched it yet get your priorities together and watch that shit. The season four finale of “Girls”, big win for the ladies.  Despite the stifling or disappointing men that the ladies have been involved with, Hannah, Jessa, Shoshanna, and Marni were … More “Girls” Season Finale, A Win For The Ladies