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Boys We Like, Interviews

‘Liberated: The New Sexual Revolution’ Docu Explores Youth Coming-Of-Age In The Hookup Culture

‘Liberated: The New Sexual Revolution’ Docu Explores Youth Coming-Of-Age In The Hookup Culture

It is a documentary that everyone, whether you are a parent of college-aged kids or a college student yourself, needs to watch. Available now on Netflix, Benjamin Nolot’s ‘Liberated: The […]

Entertainment

Art Exhibit Displays Rape Survivors’ Clothing To Challenge The “What Were You Wearing?” Narrative

Art Exhibit Displays Rape Survivors’ Clothing To Challenge The “What Were You Wearing?” Narrative

It is a phrase that has been worryingly used far too much colloquially and within the justice system when it comes to rape cases: “what were you wearing?”. It is […]

Contributors

As A Teen Girl I Believe We Must Speak Out Against Rape Culture & Stop It From Being Normalized

As A Teen Girl I Believe We Must Speak Out Against Rape Culture & Stop It From Being Normalized

By Isabella Piper After the many vast obstacles that women have faced throughout the years, I have abruptly decided to speak out on the behalf of myself and others. As […]

Contributors

3 Important Ways You Can Teach Your Children To Stand Up To Rape Culture

3 Important Ways You Can Teach Your Children To Stand Up To Rape Culture

By Liz Greene Society has a big problem, and unfortunately, it’s one that a significant portion of our population refuses to acknowledge: rape culture. Though we’ve certainly taken steps in […]

Creativity

Author Scaachi Koul Uses Humor To Examine Race, Rape Culture & Misogyny In New Book

Author Scaachi Koul Uses Humor To Examine Race, Rape Culture & Misogyny In New Book

Humor can often be considered a less-threatening vehicle for discussing serious topics, as many will no doubt be familiar when watching an array of stand-up comedians or watching your fave […]

Feminism

FEMINIST FRIDAY: Netflix’s New Wrestling Series ‘GLOW’ & Youtuber Documents Her Repro Health Journey

FEMINIST FRIDAY: Netflix’s New Wrestling Series ‘GLOW’ & Youtuber Documents Her Repro Health Journey

It’s Feminist Friday again! Which means we get to take a break from our regular slate of content and share our favorite videos of the week with our readers. This […]

Celebrities

‘Empire’ Actress Gabby Sidibe On Body Image, Eating Disorders & Changing The Narrative Of Rape Culture

‘Empire’ Actress Gabby Sidibe On Body Image, Eating Disorders & Changing The Narrative Of Rape Culture

You know her as the sassy, sharp and funny assistant Becky on Fox’s hit show ‘Empire‘, and of course from her Academy Award nominated role in the 2009 film ‘Precious’. […]

Contributors

For My Daughters, I Am Vowing To Fight Back Against Cultural Devaluing Of Women’s Bodies

For My Daughters, I Am Vowing To Fight Back Against Cultural Devaluing Of Women’s Bodies

By Abi Smith I felt his breath on my neck, warm and rapid. And, as his chest pressed progressively harder against my chest, I felt everything inside of me tighten […]

Contributors

Four Years After The Death Of Nirbhaya, Here’s What I’ve Learned About Rape Culture In India

Four Years After The Death Of Nirbhaya, Here’s What I’ve Learned About Rape Culture In India

By Tara* Nirbhaya. Fearless and strong. As the 4th anniversary of the brutal gang rape of the 23-year-old medical student in Delhi, India, came and went, I flashback to December […]

Causes

This Web Series About Sex Education & The Importance Of Consent Will Make You Say “F*ck Yes!”

This Web Series About Sex Education & The Importance Of Consent Will Make You Say “F*ck Yes!”

“Consider this the sex education you wish you had in high school” says the review from Refinery29. In a nutshell, that is precisely what we feel about the ‘F*ck Yes’ […]

Girl on a Mission

Activist & Musician Madame Gandhi On Girl Power, Feminism & Menstrual Stigma

Activist & Musician Madame Gandhi On Girl Power, Feminism & Menstrual Stigma

You may be familiar with her name, or at the very least you are familiar with her work and activism. Kiran Gandhi often goes by the name Madame Gandhi and […]

Contributors

If You Think Alcohol Causes Rape, You’ve Just Bought Into The Victim-Blaming Narrative

If You Think Alcohol Causes Rape, You’ve Just Bought Into The Victim-Blaming Narrative

By Liz Greene It’s an old article, I know, but I can’t help but be pissed off every time it shows up in my search results. “College Women: Stop Getting […]

Causes, Creativity

Photographer’s ‘Dear Brock Turner’ Series Exposes The Cultural Failure Around Victims Of Rape

Photographer’s ‘Dear Brock Turner’ Series Exposes The Cultural Failure Around Victims Of Rape

An incident which exposed the deeper underbelly of rape culture in America today, was the recent Brock Turner rape case. Various media outlets referred to it as the case of […]

Feminism

FEMINIST FRIDAY – A New Series Sharing Our Fave Videos Of The Week

FEMINIST FRIDAY – A New Series Sharing Our Fave Videos Of The Week

NEW SERIES ALERT! Welcome to the first installment of Feminist Friday, the series where we feature some of the best and most interesting feminist videos submitted to us. We get […]

Boys We Like, Celebrities

Woke Bae Channing Tatum On Rape Culture, Feminism, & The Importance Of Sex Education

Woke Bae Channing Tatum On Rape Culture, Feminism, & The Importance Of Sex Education

We love the growing list of woke bae male feminists who are speaking out about gender equality. The thing about feminism is that it’s not just a movement that affects […]