What does it mean to be soft? Ultra-hot, vulnerable, melting in the mouth. Disappearing. I think of that girl, in that moment, and the weight follows me home: into the kitchen, into bed. Where else do women go?Read More
True and successful activism must occur by creating systemic change and going against the status quo past the presence of social media.Read More
In my four years at the same institution, my opinions of toxic masculinity have changed and expanded. The most difficult realization? It’s not always just limited to men.Read More
Stop making this about what political party is “better” than the other, and start making it about believing women, regardless of where their perpetrator exists in the bipartisan system.Read More
Right now, we stand in the streets, begging for our elected representatives to listen to us. We don’t want to overthrow a regime or usher in an era of radicalism; we just want one man, a right-hand puppet to one of the most powerful abusers in our country, to not hold a position designed for the elite, white male.Read More
Ford is an acclaimed professor at Palo Alto University teaching clinical psychology and has been published in numerous academic journals. It goes without saying that her courage to lay herself — and her work — bare like this is is beyond admirable.
While the diverse voices in the #MeToo movement spoke truth to power, this truth is all too often denied for college students. Reporting tactics and penal methods vary by schools, but as statistics show, administrative officials are failing their students in many ways.Read More
While sexual liberation is certainly a constructive outcome of contemporary feminism, it has also left a large fault line. A grey area not only exists within our culture but persists. As Traister underscores, in our society, “outside of sexual assault, there is little critique of sex.Read More