Women’s Issues

I Thought American Women Had Equal Rights – I Thought Wrong (Video)

I Thought American Women Had Equal Rights – I Thought Wrong (Video)

In 2012, I had the pleasure of speaking at the first We Are Woman rally on the west lawn of the Capitol Building in Washington DC. I was new to activism and had much to learn. A documentary filmmaker,  Kamala Lopez,  approached me and asked if I believed American women were equal in the eyes of the law. […]

You Want To Pay Me Less? ‘You Can Kiss My Bottom Line’ – VIDEO

You Want To Pay Me Less? ‘You Can Kiss My Bottom Line’ – VIDEO

Voting rights activist Madison Kimrey delivered another powerful speech at a Moral Mondays Women’s Rights gathering in North Carolina yesterday. Kimrey pulled no punches – and that’s what we love about her – when she suggested that any employer who wants to pay her less than a man for the same work, can kiss her bottom […]

Another Mommy Blogger Shamed Teen Girls – I Literally Can’t Even

Another Mommy Blogger Shamed Teen Girls – I Literally Can’t Even

A friend of mine sent me a blog post yesterday that was written by the mom of an alleged “hot” middle school boy in reaction to middle school girls finding him physically attractive and flirting with him at the pool. The young girls she’s talking about deserve better than the shaming, patriarchal load of crap […]

Despite The Obvious, 73% Of Americans Mistakenly Believe We Have Gender Equality

Despite The Obvious, 73% Of Americans Mistakenly Believe We Have Gender Equality

It’s not uncommon for me to break out into some T Swizzle on my guitar. So when I saw that Taylor Swift had talked about feminism in her interview with Maxim for making the top of their Hot 100 list, I jammed to “Style” just a little harder. Part of what Taylor said in her […]

Is Extreme Feminism Really Anti-Feminism?

Is Extreme Feminism Really Anti-Feminism?

This was posted on the Facebook page Setting Women Free From Outdated Societal Standards. Surely there will be debate because this kind of observation always sparks debate. Read it and weigh in: “I’ve been seeing a lot of “reinvented” cartoon characters, dolls, etc. made to look fatter or have makeup removed- in the name of feminism.  […]

Tina Fey, Julia Louis-Dreyfus , Patricia Arquette & Amy Schumer Discuss Hollywood ‘F*ckability’ (VIDEO)

Tina Fey, Julia Louis-Dreyfus , Patricia Arquette & Amy Schumer Discuss Hollywood ‘F*ckability’ (VIDEO)

Back for a third season, Inside Amy Schumer, tackles sexism in Hollywood, and it’s f*cking awesome. In a hilarious sketch, Schumer happens upon a picnic in the park attended by Tina Fey, Julia Louis-Dreyfus and Patricia Arquette. The three are celebrating Louis-Dreyfus’  “Last Fuckable Day.” Schumer is perplexed, so the trio explain that unlike men, women […]

What I’ll Tell My Friend If She Finds Herself Pregnant

What I’ll Tell My Friend If She Finds Herself Pregnant

In case anyone is curious, I’m 13-years-old and chances are, despite contraception being available, I’ll eventually have a friend who gets pregnant unintentionally. I know some teen moms and women who became moms when they were teens but I’ve never gone through the experience of a friend finding out she was pregnant. When that does […]

Women Are Winning The CEO Battle Of The Sexes – VIDEO

Women Are Winning The CEO Battle Of The Sexes – VIDEO

In the CEO battle of the sexes, women are the clear-cut winners. NBC News reports that a new analysis by Bespoke Investment Group shows that the “few women” who are running S&P 500 companies are “easily outperforming their male counterparts.” According to the report by NBC News, Checking performance of women as a group showed […]

Republicans Work To Increase Abortion Rates While Also Fighting to Make Them Illegal

Republicans Work To Increase Abortion Rates While Also Fighting to Make Them Illegal

Guest post by Terence Strait So, recently something I said got memed and there have been lots of responses, both positive and negative. The negative responses all seem to follow the same theme, with one individual claiming that So I wanted to take a moment and break down why that line is just completely insane, especially […]