A statue of Helen Keller was added to the U.S. Capitol’s National Statuary Hall, becoming the first disabled figure and child to grace the chamber.
This summer is a great time for young college feminists and all feminists around to catch up on that reading list that they started way back at the beginning of the school year, but never got to start because of all the reading they had to do for classes.
Just a few days ago, five men in El Paso, TX were evicted from Chico’s Tacos for kissing in public.
Since popular rap music usually gives me a throbbing headache as the sexist sound waves hit me in the face, I was excited to see that Drake, aka “Jimmy Brooks”, was promoting a female friendly rap song. But, sadly, I was mistaken.
The Guerrilla Girls made a poster in 2005 called Do Women have to be naked to get into the Met. Museum? Text right below the title says, “Less than 3% of the artists in the Modern Art sections are women, but 83% of the nudes are female.”
No one wants to believe that women are abused and assaulted in their own homes, but they are and we can only work to combat this violence if people are aware of the problem.
While there will be some time before we can see how effective the strategies are, this is a good first step in reducing sexual violence and rape in prisons. As I said before, just because a person has committed a crime, that does not justify cruel treatment in prison and it certainly does not justify the high rates of rape within our prison system.
This collection illustrates PETA’s strategy for getting more people interested in protecting animals and becoming vegetarians, mainly by showing mostly naked women looking like they will sleep with anyone who tosses their leather jacket in the garbage or eats a veggie burger.
First, let me start off by saying that I support animal activism. I love animals and agree with no-kill shelters, and all that. I have even supported PETA in the past, but the past few weeks have really made me look at this organization in a different light.
Society pressures women into thinking that they need to be in a relationship, and then works to give us endless tips and tricks for getting dates, flirting, and for breaking out of our trust, daddy, and commitment issues.