Rights and Sentiments

The Pink “Tax”

The Pink Tax is a term that has gone viral in the last couple of years. It refers broadly to a type of sex-based discrimination faced by women in the […]

Is Makeup Feminist?

Makeup is one of the most controversial concepts in modern feminism. Cosmetics themselves have been used for thousands of years – the Old Testament recounts Jezebel (a wife of a […]

Is Feminism Failing?

In a recent piece for conservative news outlet The Daily Wire, Kassy Dillon made a bold statement: ‘radical feminists think…they are somehow saving women, but in reality, they are doing […]

Feminism vs. Love: Loving Your Oppressor

Star-crossed lovers are a classic trope. The idea of two people bound by the most powerful force there is but held apart by the universe pulls at our heartstrings like […]

“Empowered” Women Empower Women

There are times in every woman’s life, in either academic or professional careers, when she is in direct competition with another woman. Sometimes the situation is forced upon her by […]

#metoo, again.

On October 17, 2017 I posted # metoo on my Facebook page. On March 16, 2018, I was raped. The now famous online campaign started on October 15, 2017, when […]

He’s Coming Home: Domestic Abuse and the World Cup

When the World Cup began 3 weeks ago, an image started circulating on twitter that stood apart from the rest. It was not of a player or coach; it was […]

Feminism and Immigration.

Thousands of children are being detained at the US-Mexico border. The travel ban initiated by Trump last year has been ruled constitutional by the United States Supreme Court, barring entry […]

Rights and Sentiments- an Introduction.

170 years ago, the Declaration of Rights and Sentiments (originally published as simply the Declaration of Sentiments) was given at the Seneca Falls Convention in New York. The authors of […]