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Understanding The Formation Of President Obama’s Identity Through Ralph Ellison’s ‘Invisible Man’

Understanding The Formation Of President Obama’s Identity Through Ralph Ellison’s ‘Invisible Man’

“I am invisible, understand, simply because people refuse to see me.” By now you have probably seen the Netflix original film ‘Barry’, which tells the story of President Obama‘s early […]

December 30, 2016 ×
‘Transparent’ Creator & Director Jill Soloway On Identity, Intersectionality & Toxic Masculinity

‘Transparent’ Creator & Director Jill Soloway On Identity, Intersectionality & Toxic Masculinity

There are numerous things we love and admire about ‘Transparent’ creator, writer and director Jill Soloway. Most recently, we love that as she accepted her second Emmy Award for directing, […]

October 27, 2016 ×
Actress Amandla Stenberg On Using Social Media As A Tool For Her Activism

Actress Amandla Stenberg On Using Social Media As A Tool For Her Activism

By now you are probably already familiar with actress Amandla Stenberg for her role as the ill-fated Rue in ‘The Hunger Games’. Many social media users are also a fan […]

August 9, 2016 ×
FEMINIST CONVERSATIONS: Jennifer Lawrence And Queen Bey(once) Don’t Hold Back!

FEMINIST CONVERSATIONS: Jennifer Lawrence And Queen Bey(once) Don’t Hold Back!

We know you’ve missed our Feminist Conversations, and although it’s been a while since our latest installment, we are excited for this particular one! Featuring feminist superstars Queen Beyonce and […]

May 6, 2016 ×
Race, Adoption, Addiction. The Three Things That Helped This Woman Find Her Identity

Race, Adoption, Addiction. The Three Things That Helped This Woman Find Her Identity

Adoption is a major life-changing issue. When you meet families in the US who have adopted children from other countries (think Angelina Jolie or Madonna) or who adopt interracially, it […]

June 10, 2015 ×
Weekly Wrap UP: What Defines Us Shouldn’t Divide Us

Weekly Wrap UP: What Defines Us Shouldn’t Divide Us

If you take a look around the world at all the major news, a lot of it is quite depressing. Israel and Gaza for example. The media subconsciously teaches us […]

August 2, 2014 ×
WEEKLY WRAP UP VID: Hobby Lobby, Lucy Flores & Mommy Bloggers

WEEKLY WRAP UP VID: Hobby Lobby, Lucy Flores & Mommy Bloggers

Three topics that have been huge and ongoing online, in the media and in the news lately are the Hobby Lobby case, Nevada Assemblywoman Lucy Flores admitting she had an […]

July 12, 2014 ×
Australian Muslim Women Mix Faith Fashion & Feminism In An Exhibition

Australian Muslim Women Mix Faith Fashion & Feminism In An Exhibition

Faith and feminism: sounds a little bit like a juxtaposition right? And what about if you add fashion into that mix? Sure there are countries where Muslim women are under […]

April 30, 2014 ×
What We Can All Learn About Identity From Ellen Page’s “Coming Out” Speech

What We Can All Learn About Identity From Ellen Page’s “Coming Out” Speech

So everyone is talking about the news that ‘Juno’ actress Ellen Page is gay. She came out on Friday Feb 14 (Valentines Day!) in the middle of a very well-spoken […]

February 17, 2014 ×
Fashion Vs Feminism: Can You Like Both? We Break It Down

Fashion Vs Feminism: Can You Like Both? We Break It Down

By Tatiana Kombo Any stereotypical definition of what a feminist is goes directly against the liberating message and promise of feminism. That is why I believe that the intersection of […]

January 22, 2014 ×
Miss Arab USA Pageant Inspiring Muslim Women To Own Their Identity

Miss Arab USA Pageant Inspiring Muslim Women To Own Their Identity

Whether you like beauty pageants or loathe them, this one is worthwhile taking note of, because it’s not just about physical appearances and world peace. Miss Arab USA which started […]

September 2, 2013 ×