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 […]
Being pro-choice has been a major part of my identity for as long as I can remember.
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!
University of Virginia Alumni and Allies for Survivors, a group dedicated to pushing for sexual assault reform at the University of Virginia (UVA), has created a petition calling on President Sullivan to implement an ongoing, mandatory sexual assault education program on campus that engages students at regular intervals throughout their academic careers. The group’s […]
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is a part of that great American face and those blemishes are present in the many campus buildings named after supporters of white supremacy and suppression of the upward mobility of black and brown people.
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.
It’s been 42 years since the Roe v. Wade decision and 42 years of protesting and counterprotesting. This year was no different, and I was thrilled to get to participate.
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.