The First 100 Days of Feminism in 2017

While everyone may have been focused on analyzing President Trump’s first 100 days in office this past week, we’re checking in with our 2017 intention of ‘discovering what it means to be feminine‘ and getting ready for a bunch of celebrations in honor of Women’s Health Month and Menstrual Hygiene Day! Before we address the health […]

FWOTM: Courtney Kenny Porto, an inspiring feminist artist

The Feminist Art Movement began in the late 1960s as a way for women to find their voice through art and have their work showcased in galleries. Before this movement, the art world was very male-dominated and women were rarely given the opportunity to publicly display their work. Feminist art was meant to be very […]

Hip-Hop’s War on Women & Genesis Be: Maxim Hygiene’s Fierce Woman

How powerful does having a vagina make us? True, we can make men fall to their knees at just the hint of sex, but as women, we’re still battered by what the Daily Beast calls, “hip-hop’s war on women.” The music industry has predominately been male dominated and littered with misogynistic rappers, but in the […]

Female Genital Mutilation: It’s still happening

It is estimated that more than 150 million women worldwide have undergone female circumcision operations. About three million girls in Africa are forced to undergo the procedure each year in 28 different countries, primarily in Africa and the Middle East. Female circumcision, also known as female genital mutilation (FGM) involves all procedures that involve partial […]

Fierce Woman of the Month: Aubrey Shayler, The International Women’s Initiative

In a world where women’s rights and identities are constantly in flux and being challenged, there remains one constant – the need for womens’ voices to be heard, recognized, and acted upon. Many NGOs and initiatives prioritize “sustainability”. To ensure that changes are long-term, indigenous populations should be the ones developing these changes or “solutions.” […]