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The Ultimate Move of BU’s Lady Pilots

By Priest Gooding It is often with reproach that Feminism is received in contemporary conversation—c, a rebuke is made against the (usually false) idea that feminism is an Unterdrücker of men. There are various self-described “meninists” and intellectuals alike who reject the idea of feminism and the pursuits of feminists, often under the aforementioned pretense; … Continue reading

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“He For She” and the Next Step in Feminism

By Anto Rondon “He For She” is a UN Solidarity Movement for Gender Equality, founded by UN Women with the key support of Emma Watson, Wolf Blitzer, and Simon Pegg. At Hoochie, we believe this movement, which has as its main goal underlying the important role of men in the Feminist movement, is crucial for … Continue reading

Laverne Cox on Transphobia
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Laverne Cox on Transphobia

Laverne Cox, Orange is the New Black actress and trans* advocate, recently stood up to Katie Couric for asking a rude question about transitioning. Cox, eloquent as always, responded that “the preoccupation with transition and its surgery objectifies trans* people.” This preoccupation takes away the focus from the mass amounts of violence that faces the trans* … Continue reading

Youtube Spotlight: Laci Green
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Youtube Spotlight: Laci Green

Laci Green runs a youtube channel entitled Sex+ that tackles everything from virginity to her most recent video on sexual objectification. Overall, if there is a question you have about sex, Green has probably already answered it. Her frank and charming videos explain hard topics in comprehensive ways focusing on the importance of mental, emotional, … Continue reading

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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

I Need Feminism Because…
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I Need Feminism Because…

The ARU Feminist Society and CUSU Women’s Campaign worked together to ask students at Cambridge University why they need feminism. Sure it’s a different Cambridge than the one close to BU, but the reasons still apply.  Take a click through to see around 700 signs saying why feminism is needed. Cambridge Needs Feminism Continue reading

Pakistani Feminist poised to become youngest Nobel Peace laureate ever
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Pakistani Feminist poised to become youngest Nobel Peace laureate ever

Read this article! It’s referring to an interview with Malala Yousafzai and Jon Stewart. Malala is a famous Pakistani woman who advocates for women’s rights, specifically rights to education. In the past, she was subject to assassination by the Taliban – it’s an amazing story. Check out her response to being threatened by them: http://www.businessinsider.com/malala-yousafzai-left-jon-stewart-speechless-2013-10  Continue reading