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A guide to your first protest

So, you’ve decided to flex your right to protest and are going to your very first march, demo, or other direct action. Great! More people should be politically active and in these trying times, every activist counts. 3,800 more words


In Teaching to Trangress, bell hooks tells a tale of the awakening of students. As she teaches them critical thinking, they are exposed to systems of injustice based upon sexism, racism and classism within the text and social structures. 406 more words

Feminist Activism

Turning post-election anguish into action

So May 7th came and went, and we’re all left feeling like the kid who asked for iPhone, received a small, rectangle package, and opened it to find a calculator. 2,196 more words

Pussy Riot

Pussy Riot is a Russian activist punk band. They protest against Putin and want LGTBQ and women’s rights. Pussy Riot is best known for their performance in the Christ the Saviour Cathedral, which a symbol of both government and religious corruption. 230 more words

The Tale of Three Sisters

Originally, I was at a loss of what I could possibly do for my activist project, but then I remembered my grandmother-in-law. Unfortunately, due to complications between my grandmother-in-law, her two sisters, and the Federal Government, I cannot mention their names nor the photographs of the interviews. 682 more words


Say It Loud and Say It Proud: Vaginas!

For our activist project, we directed and performed in WILL’s production of The Vagina Monologues. This project was very important to us because we both are invested in creating a culture that isn’t afraid of the word ‘vagina’. 641 more words

Feminist Five Thank Domestic and International Support That Secured Their Release

Published: May 6, 2015

Below are excerpts of the letters they posted following their release on April 13, 2015.


Wei Tingting (韦婷婷), April 17, 2015   2,361 more words