The word “sorority” carries many meanings, stereotypes and stigmas — some of which are true, while others are incredibly false. The media, especially the movie industry, portray sorority women as dimwitted party-girls and, worst of all, as women who reverse the work feminists have accomplished.
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Women are not acknowledged enough or shown much respect in the sports world. This has gone on long enough.
Viola Davis became the first black woman to win an Emmy for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama for her performance in “How To Get Away With Murder” this past Sunday, but it should not have taken this long for a woman of color to have won this prestigious award.
Photos of ultrathin, fit, and tan women with flat stomachs and big boobs in bathing suits and short shorts fill pages on social media sites like Twitter, Pinterest and Tumblr. From women so thin each of their vertebra pokes through their skin, to women wearing nothing but a thong and a sultry look, the Internet […]
Sarah Thomas will soon be on football fields alongside six other referees as the National Football League’s first full-time female official, but some doubt her ability to participate in a historically male-dominated sport simply because she is a woman.
Last week, Canadian-based poet Rupi Kaur posted an Instagram photo of her sister sleeping on her side displaying a small circle of blood on her sweatpants—a period leak. Instagram removed the photo twice, stating that it violated community guidelines.
On International Women’s Day, which occurred last month, I came across a quote that I believe is the solution to every misjudgement of feminism: “Feminism is worthless without intersectionality and inclusion.”
The month of March is Women’s History Month — however many people would not know that due to the lack of exposure and acknowledgement of it throughout the country.
In 2013 women working full time in California made a median of 84 cents for every dollar earned by a man, according to Equal Rights Advocates. The pay gap is even larger for women of color — African American women get paid 64 cents and Latina women 44 cents for every white man’s dollar.
More than 400 men and women came for the Guerrilla Girls performance in Edmunds Ballroom at Pomona College Feb. 5, as the Girls threw bananas into the audience to kick off the show.