Down With Cosmo!
Body Image / Feminism / Media criticism / Sex / Uncategorized

Down With Cosmo!

Everyday Feminism published “10 Things Cosmo Doesn’t Teach Women About Great Sex”. Attention readers, Cosmopolitan magazine is not the sex manual! The articles and advice that Cosmo features regarding sex are heteronormative (a world view that promotes heterosexuality as the norm or preferred sexual orientation), sexist, and cissexist (“a cis person is one for whom … Continue reading

15-year-old genius accepted to Harvard…and 13 other schools!
Around Boston

15-year-old genius accepted to Harvard…and 13 other schools!

Teenager Saheela Ibraheem is certainly one you should keep your eyes on! The 15-year-old was accepted into 13 colleges, choosing Harvard, ranking her as one of the youngest students to ever attend the University. Now, she’s continuing to set her own pace by making “The World’s 50 Smartest Teenagers” list. Us Bostonians are lucky to be able to welcome her to … Continue reading

Margaret Sanger
Literature

Margaret Sanger

She was a genius at responding to her critics and her oppressors, especially the Catholic Church. Even her friends would joke that she would be nothing if it wasn’t for the Catholic Church constantly oppressing her. Whenever they did, they were always guaranteeing she would make headlines within a week. She’d always find a very … Continue reading

Around Boston / On Campus Issues

New England Women’s Center Conference

When: Saturday, Nov. 16, 2013 Where: Photonics Building 8 Saint Mary’s St, Boston,MA Boston University’s Center for Gender, Sexuality and Activism (CGSA) is hosting the New England Women’s Center Conference. The conference “will be hosting speakers and organizations to discuss the importance of communities in the area that foster safer spaces for all individuals regardless … Continue reading

Being a Man / Equal Rights / Feminism / Masculinity / Take the Power Back / Terms you should know

TYSK #3: Misandry (and why it’s not a thing)

Misandry (definition: hatred of men) is not a thing. This is a controversial statement to make. However, when feminists use this catchy slogan, we are completely aware of the fact that there are, indeed, situations in which men are disadvantaged by their gender. We are not disputing this fact, we are simply pointing out that, … Continue reading

Support My Rack (Because the Rest Doesn’t Matter?)
Awareness / Feminism

Support My Rack (Because the Rest Doesn’t Matter?)

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Everyone knows that. October is also Halloween. Everyone knows that, too. Some lesser known holidays that occur in October include Adopt a Shelter Dog Month, National Popcorn Popping Month, Clergy Appreciation Month, and Sarcastic Month, just to name a few. Slogans such as “Save the Ta-Tas”, “I love boobies!”, … Continue reading