Janet Mock Calls Out Piers Morgan’s Trans-Ignorance
Trans-Gender Awareness

Janet Mock Calls Out Piers Morgan’s Trans-Ignorance

After a disagreement over twitter, CNN anchor Piers Morgan invited Janet Mock back to discuss the problematic wording. Here’s the tweet below: .@PiersMorganLive I was not "formerly a man." Pls stop sensationalizing my life and misgendering trans women. #redefiningrealness — Janet Mock (@janetmock) February 5, 2014 But while Morgan’s effort to bring Mock back to … Continue reading

Highlighting Teachers Around BU: Tammy Vigil
Boston University / Highlighting Teachers / Interviews

Highlighting Teachers Around BU: Tammy Vigil

The goal of these interviews is to highlight teachers around BU who do a successful job at bringing awareness to different issues revolving around gender discrimination, stereotypes, and feminism. Different teachers will be interviewed throughout the school year – if you have a teacher who you believe does this, please send us an email about … Continue reading

Why is Everyone Getting Naked?
Media criticism / Objectification / Pop-Culture / slut shaming

Why is Everyone Getting Naked?

Actress Rashida Jones has been getting lots of attention for her recent tweets involving the sexualization of women in the media, in which she used the hashtag #stopactinlikewhores. This week's celeb news takeaway: she who comes closest to showing the actual inside of her vagina is most popular. #stopactinglikewhores — Rashida Jones (@iamrashidajones) October 19, … Continue reading

Seriously, it’s NOT about the nail.
Feminism / Gender Essentialism

Seriously, it’s NOT about the nail.

This video is a pretty accurate representation of how many people explain the differences between men and women in society and why relationships fail. Interpersonal communication can often be simplified into three different types, depending on one’s goal. There are task oriented, relationship oriented, and image oriented. Often communication between two people will be a … Continue reading