ICYMI Feminist Friday: The Art of Arguing

Does thinking about going home for the holidays leave you feeling anxious, mentally preparing yourself for conversations you wish you didn’t have to have? You may feel right at home with your friends in the city, living in a liberal bubble, agreeing on raising the minimum wage and pro-choice legislation. But if you weren’t raised…

Triggered! Why we need trigger warnings to engage in inclusive and constructive conversation

Trigger Warnings for brief mentions of: abuse and eating disorders I feel as though there is a fundamental misunderstanding on what trigger/trigger warning is. “Stop censuring us!” people cry, “You can’t hide in your safe space forever, you have to face the real world!”. These statements always make me laugh because triggers/trigger warnings have nothing at…

What about Samantha Bee? The Lack of Feminist Coverage for “Full Frontal”

Hey, y’all. So, remember that story from a year ago or so when Jon Stewart left the Daily Show, and many, many people were outraged that Trevor Noah, the south African comedian, replaced Stewart’s seat instead of a woman? Remember the hashtags directed at Jessica Williams, then one of the long-standing Daily Show correspondents, to…