Feminism for Anti-Feminists
Boston University / Feminism

Feminism for Anti-Feminists

Check out some great writing from our own Cecilia Weddell, a BU senior, writing for BU Culture Shock. When I see former acquaintances, teammates, and even friends speaking against feminism—speaking against their own worth as equals to men—I am sad. I see these women as patriarchy’s biggest victims. They are women who have been convinced to fight against their own … Continue reading

The Fetishization of Lupita Nyong’o
Awareness / Pop-Culture

The Fetishization of Lupita Nyong’o

Lupita! I assume I’m not the only one who falls into the “oh-my-god-I-don’t-know-what-to-do-with-myself-she’s-so-beautiful” category. But it’s important consider various perspectives on the subject of Lupita’s recent visibility in the media: Black and white people, alike, are enamored with Nyong’o for what I believe, are different reasons. Blacks are proud that Nyong’o crushed it in her … Continue reading

Why we’re fighting “Blurred Lines” at BU
activism / Around Boston / Awareness / Boston University / Feminism / From Your Editors / Media criticism / On Campus Issues / Pop-Culture / Rape Culture / Take the Power Back

Why we’re fighting “Blurred Lines” at BU

Enough sound bites, status updates, Tweets, and other too-brief snippets of discussion. Let’s take some time, at length, to talk through the reasons and theory behind this whole Robin Thicke thing. 1) Why is the BU community petitioning against Robin Thicke, when many other pop artists have hit songs featuring analogous misogynistic content? Continue reading

Robin Thicke at BU…Why are we protesting?
activism / Awareness / Boston University / Feminism / From Your Editors / On Campus Issues / Take the Power Back

Robin Thicke at BU…Why are we protesting?

So I imagine you all have heard the controversy about Robin Thicke performing at the BU owned performance venue, Agganis Arena. The Boston Humanists at BU, with the support of the BU Humanist alumi, started a petition to ask BU to cancel his performance. Currently, it has nearly 1,500 signatures, and more are coming in. When … Continue reading