Women’s Issues

Madison Kimrey Answers Questions From Readers About Tampons, Rape Culture & Feminism

Madison Kimrey Answers Questions From Readers About Tampons, Rape Culture & Feminism

Teen activist Madison Kimrey answers questions from young aspiring activists. Today, I’m sharing some of the questions I’ve gotten recently from young women regarding feminism. “You said girls who don’t wear revealing clothing aren’t boring girls but I do feel boring sometimes compared to other girls. Sometimes I even get made fun of. How would […]

Women In Sports Face Online Harassment: ‘I Hope A Hockey Player Beats You To Death’ – VIDEO

Women In Sports Face Online Harassment: ‘I Hope A Hockey Player Beats You To Death’ – VIDEO

Men recite threatening tweets sent to women in sports. Julie DiCaro and Sarah Spain earn their living writing about sports. But there’s a problem. They’re women. This means they receive an inordinate amount of loathsome and threatening harassment from depraved Twitter trolls. Everything from name-calling to rape and death threats. The women appeared in a […]

Banning The Term ‘Bossy’ Isn’t The Answer

Banning The Term ‘Bossy’ Isn’t The Answer

  The word shouldn’t be the issue – the misogynistic attitudes behind the word compose the real crisis. The United States doesn’t have a constitutional amendment guaranteeing protection against gender discrimination. The Equal Rights Amendment would remedy this embarrassing fact, and a ratified ERA would help to undo some of the more pervasive and negative […]

Overwhelming Hypocrisy Of The Patriarchy

Overwhelming Hypocrisy Of The Patriarchy

Sick and tired of the patriarchy? Me too! Cleveland High School in North Carolina produced an “educational” video entitled: “So You Think You’re Prom ‘Propriate.’” The video starts off with a guy wearing a sports jersey introducing himself as the host of the segment about what girls supposedly should and should not wear to prom. […]

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