Tag Archive: feminism

Nov 19

The Modern Day Feminist: Doorholding 101

To hold the door open or to not hold the door open? That is the question. Chivalry is dead. Or at least that’s what some people say. However, is it for the better? That’s what’s up for debate. Last week, in one of my classes, we had a heated discussion over whether or not you …

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Oct 08

How Pinterest is (Not) Killing Feminism

Maybe you’ve seen it. There’s a piece circulating online with the title “How Pinterest is Killing Feminism”. Avid pinner and fellow feminist myself, all it took was the title to get my attention. My first reaction was anger. Then, I was insulted. How dare they make such an accusation about my beloved pasttime? The article sat …

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Jul 03

Redefining Feminism

If you haven’t heard, a controversy has arisen around Laura Bush recently winning the Alice Award for her good work in the Middle East supporting women’s health rights. Any woman is eligible to win, but it has traditionally been given to well-known feminists. Because of this association not everyone was happy she received the award. …

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