Post Tagged with: "intersectionality"

If Feminism Doesn’t Include Black Women & Intersectional Issues, Is It Truly About “Equality”?

If Feminism Doesn’t Include Black Women & Intersectional Issues, Is It Truly About “Equality”?

By Myasi Jackson The feminist movement has rapidly grown over the past few years. The Women’s March that was held in Washington, D.C this past January brought out 500,000 men […]

April 28, 2017 ×
We’re All About Rapper Leaf’s Take On Intersectionality, Commercialized Feminism, & Female Sexuality

We’re All About Rapper Leaf’s Take On Intersectionality, Commercialized Feminism, & Female Sexuality

She hails from NYC, counts Missy Elliot and Coco Chanel among her heroes, and dropped her debut album ‘Trinity’ at the age of 21 in the Fall of 2016. Rapper […]

April 19, 2017 ×
FEMINIST FRIDAY: ‘The Mothers’, ‘Here We Are’, & ‘The Crunk Feminist Collection’ Intersectional Books

FEMINIST FRIDAY: ‘The Mothers’, ‘Here We Are’, & ‘The Crunk Feminist Collection’ Intersectional Books

It’s Feminist Friday, readers! If you are already familiar with our ongoing series where we end each week sharing a handful of our favorite videos of the moment, you will […]

February 24, 2017 ×
‘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 ×
This Comic Series Perfectly Explains The Need For Intersectional Feminism

This Comic Series Perfectly Explains The Need For Intersectional Feminism

As diverse as our global society is today, feminism should be thought of in the same way. While at the basis is the same definition, the social, political and economic […]

July 12, 2016 ×
How Social Media Has Changed And Amplified The Modern Feminist Message

How Social Media Has Changed And Amplified The Modern Feminist Message

By Katie McBeth Since the original movement took form in the mid nineteenth century, feminism has gone through some huge changes. What first started as a right for women to […]

May 9, 2016 ×
For Feminism To Truly Be Intersectional, It Must Do Better To Include Differently-Abled People

For Feminism To Truly Be Intersectional, It Must Do Better To Include Differently-Abled People

Intersectionality is the most important part of modern feminism. With all the misconceptions about the movement as a whole and opinions that state feminism is no longer relevant since, oh […]

March 8, 2016 ×
This Slam Poetry Performance Piece “Black Feminist” Emphasizes The Need For Intersectionality

This Slam Poetry Performance Piece “Black Feminist” Emphasizes The Need For Intersectionality

For those of you still unfamiliar or confused about the term “intersectionality”, it is a word and definition coined by black legal scholar Kimberle Crenshaw in an essay from 1989 […]

January 22, 2016 ×
These Teen Feminist Groups Are Leading The Fight For Gender Equality & Intersectionality

These Teen Feminist Groups Are Leading The Fight For Gender Equality & Intersectionality

If you believed all the hype online and in the adult world, you’d be forgiven for possibly thinking feminism is a dirty and misunderstood word. While us adults may have […]

September 16, 2015 ×
Here’s Why Feminism, Intersectionality & Rowan Blanchard’s Comments On Both Are Important

Here’s Why Feminism, Intersectionality & Rowan Blanchard’s Comments On Both Are Important

There has been a lot of talk about actress Rowan Blanchard’s views on feminism lately. We already know this dynamic young woman is a proud advocate of gender equality after […]

September 7, 2015 ×
‘Rewrite The Code’ Docu Examines Tech’s Diversity Problem – Where Are All The Black Women?

‘Rewrite The Code’ Docu Examines Tech’s Diversity Problem – Where Are All The Black Women?

It’s common knowledge that the tech industry has a diversity problem. It is an issue that many of the large Silicon Valley brands are working to fix, which is great, […]

July 20, 2015 ×
Lena Dunham Interviews Lorde About Feminism, Taylor Swift & Female Friendship

Lena Dunham Interviews Lorde About Feminism, Taylor Swift & Female Friendship

One of our major squad goals in life is to become part of the circle of friends that contains Lena Dunham, Taylor Swift, Karlie Kloss, and singer Lorde. These girls […]

July 3, 2015 ×
Sherlock Actress Louise Brealey On Feminism: “It’s Not About Thinking Men Are Pricks”

Sherlock Actress Louise Brealey On Feminism: “It’s Not About Thinking Men Are Pricks”

It’s a real sign of the times when feminists have to spend more time explaining what the movement actually stands for and defend their actions, rather than just getting on […]

April 24, 2015 ×
Author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Says Feminism Is An Integral Part Of Her Writing

Author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Says Feminism Is An Integral Part Of Her Writing

She is more recently known as a the woman who was featured on Beyonce’s “***Flawless” track and credited with influencing the singer’s feminist ideals, but author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie‘s feminism […]

March 26, 2015 ×
‘She’s Beautiful When She’s Angry’ Docu Gives Cred To “Angry” Feminism

‘She’s Beautiful When She’s Angry’ Docu Gives Cred To “Angry” Feminism

“She’s beautiful when she’s angry” is not just a patronizing statement anymore. Nope, it has now been reclaimed and used as the title for a ground-breaking new documentary examining how […]

December 11, 2014 ×