Feminerd: White Feminism

whiteI think it may be an unfortunate testament to my race that I only first heard this term a week ago. However, contrary to how it appears, white feminism isn’t about being white. I’m white, but I’m not going to get defensive, it doesn’t apply to me. I know where I stand. But we’ll address that point later. White feminism is all too familiar to all of us, even if we don’t realize it, and it makes it a lot more difficult for equality to be achieved at any level. Read More »

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Feminerd: Taylor Swift

CEZv3YaUMAAQMSGI used to be pretty indifferent to Taylor Swift, like a lot of the world. But with the release of her newest album and the reinventing of herself as a badass feminist icon, I’m on board. You may scoff at the idea of me calling Taylor Swift a feminist, but I will scoff at you. You don’t even need to take a closer look to see how she’s owning feminism, it’s right in plain sight. Read More »

STD Spotlight: HPV

hpvI recently got into a heated discussion about things related to HPV, Fangirls, and it reminded me how important of an STD it is to talk about. When we think about sexually transmitted infections or diseases, HPV, or Human Papillomavirus, seems to be overlooked much too often. That has to change for a laundry list of reasons, friends.

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Let’s Talk About: Exercising Your Vagina

vagerciseIf you recall, a few weeks ago I discussed sex as exercise. It was about the ways sex is great for your body, and can be a great physical work out. Now, there’s a whole other part of “sexercise,” that regards exercise for sex, rather than sex for exercise. It pertains to a lot more things regarding your health, both sexually and generally. Today, we’ll take a look at the many ways to tone up your vagina specifically, it’s many benefits, and how that’s not as weird as it sounds.

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Spiderwoman #6

STK667729It’s been a bit since we’ve checked in with the new super chick kicking butt and taking names, Fangirls. When we last left Spiderwoman, she was getting really involved in a mysterious case of disappearances and terrible villain names. There was fishiness all around it. I had to dive back into this series to see what the heck was going to happen.

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Ms. Marvel #12

4388113-msmarv2014012_dc11-0Well, well, Fangirls. Now that things with the Inventor have settled down, it’s time to head into a new story arc for our beloved Ms. Marvel. With a new illustrator, this series heads into a slightly new story, still bearing themes of all the intensity of issues past. The ghosts of the Inventor are still lurking about, and you won’t believe who they’ve got on the case.

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