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Posted by Reilly Wieland

For Young Feminists, 2018 Must Be The Year of Rising to The Occasion

December 5, 2017

 To quote bell hooks, feminism is for everyone. This sentiment is, of course, something that I believe with every fiber of my bein… Read more »

Posted by Lailah Berry


December 4, 2017

After Billboard’s Women in Music Awards show made us remember how many powerful women there are in the music industry, I realized… Read more »

Posted by Veneeta Danhoui

5 Unexpected Benefits of Meditation

November 29, 2017

It is no secret that now is a very stressful time to be alive. Finding ways to cope with that stress can be really crucial to one’… Read more »

Posted by Dené Dryden

Why I Put a (Nuva)Ring on My Busy College Schedule

November 16, 2017

We have more birth control options now than ever. With advancing medical technology, scientists have been able to offer effective… Read more »

Posted by Anna Khan

Sexual Assault Is Bad, But a Woman In Charge? Even Worse.

November 15, 2017

During the past week, national news has covered the Alabama senate race scheduled for December after sexual assault allegations we… Read more »

Posted by Ofelia Alonso

Birth Control Accessibility is Not Just about Insurance Coverage

November 14, 2017

Two weeks ago, I visited Planned Parenthood as a patient for the first time. I decided this year that it was time for me to explor… Read more »

Posted by Lailah Berry

America’s Relationship with Guns Has to Change

November 9, 2017

This past Sunday there was a tremendous shooting in Sutherland Springs Texas. An armed man drove to a church, and killed 26 people… Read more »

Posted by Veneeta Danhoui

Black Women Do Not Have to Be Strong All The Time

November 8, 2017

This past week on How To Get Away with Murder (04×06), Annalise Keating (Viola Davis) delivered another jaw-dropping monologue (2:… Read more »