It’s been a year since the Women’s March. And although it was a historic event, with protests springing up all over the country and half a million people descending on Washington D.C., I have mixed feelings about it.
Today marks the one-year anniversary of the women’s march. And it’s been a busy year for women’s rights.
As a teen girl, I know I’ll have to deal with sexism my whole life. But one place I can start to fight it — is inside myself.
I sat down with my mom and my great grandma to talk about feminism not knowing how much race plays into being a feminist or not being one.
“Even though it’s lonely, that actually makes me work harder. I feel like us being in the computer science major is going to open up doors for younger women of color to go in.”
Rape culture is defined as cultural practices, such as rape jokes, in which rape and other actions of sexual violence are normalized so that they seem standard.
Feminism has become white–washed to the point where “white feminism” has become an entirely separate group, with a seemingly alternate agenda.
What are instagram feminist? Instagram feminist are teenage girls on instagram that claim to be fighting against society’s judgment against the naked female body. These same teenage girls put feminist in their bios and post half and fully naked pictures on instagram. This has become a trend for teen girls to follow.
The day I discovered the mindset of a misogynistic, or having the quality of despising women, and misandry tic, having the quality of despising men, self-proclaimed feminist, was the day I discovered I was allegedly no feminist at all. Instead, I was just a guy with an expensive Patagonia jacket, who had no idea what gender discrimination felt like.