Note: In honor of National Women’s Health Week (May 8-14), this is a guest blog from former Feminist Majority Foundation Intern Paige McKinsey, a 2015 graduate of the University of Mary Washington currently serving the Peace Corps in Togo. “Le bebe arrive! Le bebe va arriver!” shouted the midwife. I stared at a woman, lying […]
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.
Feminists United will continue to push forward in trying to make UMW a safer and more equitable place for all students.
Although I have certainly experienced microagressions, I knew as a white, cisgender, able-bodied woman, my experiences with microagressions could not hold a candle to the experiences of others – and I wanted to learn more.
The time for action was 89 days ago. Enough is enough. It is time to Bring Back Our Girls.
Hashtag activism has limitations, and #BringBackOurGirls is no exception to the rule. After all the buzz, why are there still girls missing?
After sitting through about two hours of citizens’ time dominated by anti-choice opinions, it was my turn to speak.