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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STD Spotlight: Gonorrhea

gonorrheaIt’s that time, Fangirls! Time to enlighten ourselves about STDs and how they seem so big, bad, and ugly but that we can fight them with the power of awareness. And how we try to make talking about them not so lame or scary or like we’re sitting in a high school health class. Huzzah! Have no fear of the Clap!Read More »

Spiderwoman #7

Spider-Woman_Vol_5_7_TextlessSince Rocket Girl likes to be stubborn, Spiderwoman is taking a stand. Rocket Girl is not yet on a regular schedule from it’s recent return, so we’ll be chatting about that series on Mondays in a few weeks. Spiderwoman shall now deliver us her badassery on Fridays. That’s a good thing, because I didn’t want to wait any longer to talk about this issue. Read More »

Let’s Talk About: Porn

pornOh boy, Fangirls, the day has come. I’ve wanted to talk about porn for a long time but have never worked up the nerve. It’s a hot button topic in the world of sex, and everywhere else. I didn’t know which angle to approach it from, exactly what to say, or how to represent all the different perspectives out there. But I decided to face all the uncertainty and write the article anyway. Read More »

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 »

Feminerd: Hillary’s Feminist Focus

dlGtWstI spoke before about the excitement surrounding Hillary Clinton’s campaign, back before she had officially announced her candidacy. Now she’s officially her to battle it out. Whether you support her or not, it’s still pretty damn awesome that a woman running for president has so much attention and potential to win. What’s more awesome, is that she seems to be going in the right direction.

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