Happy New Year y’all! 2010 was a whirlwind of ups and downs! Downs that included the constant attack on reproductive rights, especially abortion, the failure to pass the DREAM Act and the increase in teen suicides among LGBTQ youth. With Arizona leading the way on passing the most unequivocally racist pieces of legislation of 2010 […]
Guest post by D. Robinson As an FMF intern, I have the opportunity to write toolkits regarding campus activism and organizing. In this first installment (the others will be coming over the course of this week and the next!) I will be discussing different strategies to organizing on an affluent or apathetic college campus. If […]
Some things really tick me off. Any time I hear the phrase “no homo” I experience a semi-blinding fury. Overtly sexist TV commercials (thank you Super Bowl) provide me with endless anger issues. Spiders both terrify and anger me. But one thing that will always send me into a (righteous) fury – people who major […]
Guest post by Mariel Over the past few months, I have noticed a lot of talk about plus size models. Many fashion magazines (especially the French versions of Elle and Vogue) have been featuring plus size models and even have had issues dedicated to conversations about size. I think this attention is well deserved because […]
Imagine yourself walking home from school as fast as you can and on your way home you pass a police car. You get a little nervous as you look down at the color of your skin and you realize that you fit the stereotype of an “undocumented” person. The police officer stops you and begins […]
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.