It’s July (my second favorite month of the year!) and it is HOT. As the summer heats up, this political landscape – a hellacious fiery wasteland – is making everything even hotter, and Justice Kennedy’s retirement last week was the nail in the coffin for me. My love for summer + hatred for the government […]
In early October, the Department of Health and Human Services announced new rules that would allow employers and universities to deny access to no-copay, no-deductible birth control – on the basis of religious objection – forcing many women, gender non-conforming, and trans folks to pay thousands of dollars out of pocket. The Trump Administration is […]
In 2011, Saudi Arabian activist Manal al-Sharif posted a video on YouTube of her driving, an act that strict societal norms prohibits women from doing but that is not enshrined in law. The video went viral, and al-Sharif was arrested. Feminists across the world rallied around al-Sharif’s defiance and proclaimed Saudi women’s inability to drive […]
Time after time, queer feminists have proven that they are capable of changing the world. Whether through art, politics, literature or advocacy queer feminists remind us that even against great adversity and odds, a strong feminist is a force to be reckoned with. In honor of Pride Month, we are celebrate queer feminists throughout history. […]
For Black History Month, we honor and celebrate the fabulous black feminists and wonderful womanists who continue to build the feminist movement and bend the arc of history toward justice. Today’s Fantastic Black Feminist is Keri Gray-Keri is an organizer, activist and advocate working to build programming for youth that is centered on honoring the […]
As you can imagine, it’s been a tumultuous time in Washington, D.C. and across the nation. We here at Feminist Campus know how you feel. We’re still reeling from the election, and we hope that you’re practicing self-care and are leaning on one another. In these times, things feel so uncertain, and so many plans […]
Move on over, Harvey Milk! October is LGBTQIA History Month, and we’re going to kick it off by introducing you to five LGBTQIA folks you definitely didn’t learn about in history class. Sit down, take out your notes and let’s get into it! Dr. Pauli Murray “What is often called exceptional ability is nothing more […]
Since I was 7 years old, I have dedicated my life to women and girls. My mother was married at 14 years old and I had my first marriage proposal when I was twelve. Growing up in Afghanistan, I have always felt the discrimination and violence against women but instead of becoming discouraged, […]
We’re against the AFA. We’re upset that our state government has chosen to align with them, and we’re upset that our university is allowing it to be done on our campus.
Last night, Feminist Majority Foundation, New Orleans Abortion Fund, and Tulane University Students United for Reproductive Justice came together to unite the community for a candlelight vigil.