Being “American” is not a real concept. We must ask: What is being American? If this is the land of the melting-pot, then there truly is no one way to have a definition for that question. There are different types of Americans, and the way you see America is different based on your identity.Read More
“No one is talking about pregnancy and childbirth in a trans inclusive way. We need to separate gender from the ability to reproduce, but we only talk about removing uteruses and then acting like they never existed.” New York's recent law was a major improvement to abortion access and rhetoric in the United States but there must also be further implication that embeds inclusivity.Read More
By becoming their husband’s possession, women were stripped of even the small bit of autonomy they were allowed in a patriarchal society. Taking away a name is taking away an identity, it is giving silence to meaning, and reinforcing that a woman is not anything unless she is a part of a man’s world.Read More
As a woman, how could my mother have voted for Donald Trump? As a woman, how could I have not said anything?Read More
He wants to pit Americans against one another so they are too distracted to pay attention to the truest enemy of the American people and freedom of speech - President Trump himself.
It goes without saying that The People™ were quite ready to throw a wrench into the engine of the “Trump Train”.
Voter suppression is a strategy that prevents or discourages some groups of voters, intentionally those with marginalized identities, from voting. This suppression only exists to further lessen the voices of marginalized people, and reaffirms racial and socioeconomic prejudice.Read More
Access to therapy and other mental health services is incredibly important, whether you have a mental health condition or not. Simply going through a life change and having a therapist to talk to can be incredibly beneficial.Read More
So, my question is, were the members of the committee just drunk enough to ignore all the evidence that Judge Kavanaugh is an aggressive, belligerent drunk with a history of violence and abuse toward women? Or were we all just not drunk enough to not take notice of his history where others refused to look?Read More
What happens when proof is blindly weaponized?
Something needs to change because what we’re doing now clearly isn’t fucking working.
Despite a fratty, truly non- impartial, and hot-headed nominee creeping up the ladder to the end point of Supreme Court Justice, there are three strong, powerful women that will be sitting right next to him and numerous representatives who will be fighting against everything he has been accused of.
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.
We think our news sources are thoroughly vetted and entirely trustworthy. This is not the era of relief and instinctual trust in our democracy or our news outlets. It is an era rampant with the vestiges of Orwellian paranoia. Our democracy stands on shaky pillars and loose foundations.
That is the core reasoning as to why most opposing individuals reject women’s accessibility to birth control. Of course, this isn’t a new tactic for the Religious Right, one of the main opponents of pretty much anything have to do with female liberties/empowerment. Their rhetoric consists near entirely of “women should be subservient” and “birth control turns your uterus into a graveyard”.Read More
It is easy to feel indignant towards the results of the 2016 election, to feel injustice for the way people of color are treated in America, but now more than ever, it is more important to be able to explain why in a logical, cohesive manner.Read More
In a time when women’s bodies and reproductive rights continue to be controlled by politicians and Roe v. Wade could erode right before our eyes, it is hard to grapple with the idea that we’re making it easier for men to get hard and harder to deal with the potential consequences of that same erection – most of which fall on women’s shoulders.Read More
Throughout school you’ve heard the same names over and over again of the women who shaped the world but past those, there are so many whose names you should know and, arguably more important, some modern-day queens in their own right you should look out for.Read More