What’s the Point of the Women’s March?

What’s the Point of the Women’s March?

There were whispers exchanged between two older men with greying blonde and sandy-colored hair. They had noticed me out of the corner of their eyes and assumed that, since I was wearing my earphones, I wouldn’t be able to hear their conversation. What they didn’t know was that I pressed pause on my music app [...]

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The Meet and Greet with Laverne Cox

My sister sent me a text a few weeks ago about a talk Laverne Cox was giving at our university. She asked if I wanted to go, and then forwarded me a link to the university’s student government page where students with tickets to Laverne Cox’s talk could win a chance to meet the famed [...]

Math and the Patriarchy

The subject came about when she had uttered the words, “boys are just better at math.” My eyes metaphorically rolled so far back into my head that they could have fallen back into my throat. I tried to reason with her in the most polite way possible. “I think a lot of it has to [...]

#NotAllMen Are Dangerous, But #YesAllWomen Live With That Fear

“Women should not have the right to choose who to mate and breed with. That decision should be made for them by rational men of intelligence. If women continue to have rights, they will only hinder the advancement of the human race…There is no creature more evil and depraved than the human female […] The [...]

“U” is for Uplift

“U” is for Uplift

 Writers of Kern Blogging Challenge (A-Z) It’s happening all over. Feminists criticizing other feminists for not being their version of what feminism means. I read an article on The Week about Lily Allen and Miley Cyrus and their public responses to each other’s approach on touching the subject of feminism through their very different music [...]

“P” is for Progresso (The Story of the First)

“P” is for Progresso  (The Story of the First)

Writers of Kern Blogging Challenge (A-Z) Every now and then I get together with some of my fellow writer friends and we send each other stories about all sorts of things just for fun. We usually encourage each other to write short stories from various suggested subjects and then read each other’s works in our [...]

“O” is for Oppression

“O” is for Oppression

Writers of Kern Blogging Challenge (A-Z) I was on the phone the other day with a friend who was talking about someone who had made some abhorrently racist remarks about a style of dress that was stereotypically attributed to those of African-American decent. The words being repeated by this friend from the original source over [...]

Flying Over The Atlantic

Why We Still Need Strong Female Role Models As Published by Miss Millennia Magazine “I am sure he said to himself, ‘Watch me make them scamper,’” she said. She stood her ground as the aircraft came close. “I did not understand it at the time, but I believe that little red airplane said something to [...]

I’m A Feminist, But I Don’t Burn My Bra

I’m A Feminist, But I Don’t Burn My Bra

The common misconception about modern-day feminists is this outdated visual of a female middle-class flower-child with unruly long hair and no shoes setting fire to her bra on the street in protest. Society also pictures the angry radical feminist with Doc Martins and pink punk hair harassing other women about their “non-traditionally feminist” life choices, [...]

Let’s Talk About Dieting

Let’s Talk About Dieting

As posted by Miss Millennia Magazine. "I stopped dieting when I figured out that you just have to eat regularly and properly within moderation," wrote Now magazine quoting Jennifer Aniston. "The fads are too much." Seeing ads and articles promoting popular “fad” diets in the attempt to try and find facts and figures about the [...]