I started my feminist activist career in middle school when I organized a boycott of our coed basketball team to protest the fact that as girls, we were never passed to during games. I was ten years old, I was outraged, and I wasn’t going to stand for it! Since then, while I’ve changed a lot […]
Speaking from my experiences as a student organizer at The University of Alabama, progressive student-led activist organizations in the South face not only cultural barriers, institutional barriers and organizational barriers, but often encounter barriers from fellow “progressive” organizations as well.
Our story is not over yet and neither is our fight. We still have a long way to go and I know things will happen that we never saw coming, but I know we have made some great strides thus far and I am proud of that.
April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM), so we’ve compiled four ways for you to get involved!
James Madison University’s Feminist Collective held a “Campus Rising” event last week in support of One Billion Rising, the world’s largest mass action to end violence against women.
You can register now for lodging at the DoubleTree by Hilton Crystal City (where we’re holding the conference!). Conference attendees can reserve double rooms for up to four people at a discounted rate of $132 a night.
Feminists United will continue to push forward in trying to make UMW a safer and more equitable place for all students.
For a university that proclaims a “Worlds Ahead” mantra, it was certainly able to retrograde itself to a “Worlds Behind” university by using funds from the women’s athletics programs and reinforcing ethnocentricity and Eurocentric beauty standards to its diverse community in hosting Miss Universe.
Take a few minutes over winter break to fill out our short End-Of-Semester survey so we can help you hit the ground running when you get back to campus, and congratulations on all of your hard work!
We know you’ve been waiting, and we’re thrilled to announce that Early Bird Registration is now open for the 11th Annual National Young Feminist Leadership Conference!