Yesterday I caught up on The Handmaid's Tale (I was an episode behind). I've been struggling how to define this show. It's feminist, but it's more than that. It explores the potential dangers of the white patriarchal culture beyond the frame of gender. I particularly enjoy though, how it explores the importance of intersectional feminism … Continue reading The Handmaid’s Tale: Privilege Numbs
1. If you feel relieved in any way because of your ethnicity, class, biological sex, gender orientation, or sexual orientation/preference. 2. If read/hear a story in which someone experiences harassment, abuse, or DEATH and you think it's so horrible that something must be exaggerated or some major fault of the victim un-revealed. 3. If … Continue reading Top 10 Ways to Recognize Your Privilege
Essay writing can be overwhelming if you do not know what you are doing. Planning for your essay can make the difference between a good or bad grade. Doing well on your essay can also make the difference between a good recommendation letter or a bad one. It is important to plan ahead and plan … Continue reading How to Plan for Your Essay
This is for those of you wanted to read a piece that connects The Handmaid's Tail with what has happened/is happening in the real world. I found this a very enlightening read.
Limit the amount of friends you have that are girls. Insist to men that you “just cannot connect with other women.” No self-respecting demographic would have such a high statistic of wearing yoga pants. When asked about your stance on feminism reply that you don’t believe in “reverse sexism.” Besides, what self respecting woman … Continue reading How to be a “Good Girl”: Advice I Have Received from Men
As a feminist, nothing would be more devastating than to be called a "white feminist." The two words separated are not upsetting: I am indeed white, and I am a proud feminist. So what is so upsetting about being called a white feminist? White feminism essentially means feminism that is from the privileged perspective of … Continue reading Feminist Definitions: White Feminism
ItSeeing as there is much confusion over the meaning of feminism, and it's various sub-categories, I've decided to start a series that goes into this more. Once, a friend of mine told me she was a feminist like me because she also didn't "like women." Naturally, I became greatly concerned as to why she thought … Continue reading Feminist Definitions: Feminism