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Woman Is Not Anonymous by Vanessa Rivera de la Fuente

Lately I have been reflecting on this quote of Virginia Woolf: “For most of history, Anonymous was a woman.” Here she points out the deliberate invisibilization of women’s contribution in all areas of human endeavors. 1,000 more words


Suggestion Tuesday

As this is the week my dear sister is intervening in public bathrooms at her high school, I thought it would be apt to share an article from… 285 more words

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UMBC's Take Back the Night 2016 Roundup

UMBC’s Take Back The Night took place this past Thursday, April 14th. It was a very powerful evening, featuring a survivor speak-out, a march against sexual violence, and recuperating  with craftivism and community resources! 362 more words


Makeup and Self-Care: An Interview

Makeup is a sensitive topic in reference to self-care.  I found that people generally have very strong feelings for and against it.  Some argue that makeup can lead to unhealthy attitudes toward yourself or that it is even yet another symptom of the patriarchal society we live in, a way of conforming to societal norms of femininity…while others say that makeup is a creative outlet as well as a form of body positivity and self-care. 1,421 more words

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Suggestion Tuesday - Sunday Edition

So I thought about saving this and posting it in two days….but I enjoyed it too much not to share.

So for Suggestion Not-Tuesday, I want to share this article called… 551 more words

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Where Did All the Feminists Go?

When: Monday, May 16, 7:30PM
Where: Downstairs at Town Hall, 1119 8th Ave
Cost: $5, buy tickets here

In the past, the word feminism was taboo for many, but now, even Taylor Swift calls herself a feminist — and, according to Bitch magazine founder Andi Zeisler, that’s a huge problem. 94 more words


Riot Grrrl Friday - April 8th

Going off posting “Alien She” by Bikini Kill last week, I have decided to dub Fridays Riot Grrrl Friday. Basically all that means is that I’m going to post music associated with or inspired by the Riot Grrrl Movement. 149 more words

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