International Women’s Day: An Open Letter

Hello, I am a feminist. A half white, half Asian feminist. But I beg you, non-feminists, not to be so sensitive to words that you refuse to keep reading. This is for you, too. I’m writing to you today, on International Women’s Day, to ask you to do three things. Only three. Be a feminist. Be intersectional. Let those with less privilege speak, uninterrupted. First, be a … Continue reading International Women’s Day: An Open Letter

Skin Deep, And Then Some: The Insidious Nature of Body Image

I generally consider myself a confident person. But I had a really weird body image day a few days ago. Some of my closest friends uploaded pictures of our amazing reunion in Chicago. I wore a makeshift crop top because it was hot as hell, and my friends encouraged me to do what is now trendy. While most of the pictures were great, I could not … Continue reading Skin Deep, And Then Some: The Insidious Nature of Body Image

Today, the Constitution won, but women lost, big time.

Today is a sad day for America. Congratulations to the companies that will now have the ability choose whether or not to support birth control. I hope you are thrilled with your new power. I get it though, you’re morally opposed with granting people accessibility, via your sponsored funds, to do something you don’t believe in. It would be the equivalent of being vegan and … Continue reading Today, the Constitution won, but women lost, big time.