Archive for the ‘activism’ Category

On #YouOKSis and Bystander Intervention (A Round Up Guide)

A lot has been going on in the world of social justice, particularly around “street harassment”. I first wrote about it on this blog 3 years ago, and since then, I have been rather outspoken about it. I wrote this about how I notice a difference in how I’m treated based on my hairstyle, and […]

A Violation Like No Other

June  is Guest Blogger Month here at FeministaJones.Com . I solicited a few bloggers, writers, poets, etc to contribute posts lending their perspectives and experiences on feminism, race, mental health, sexuality, relationships, liberation, sex, and everything this blog is about. I hope you appreciate their contributions as much as I have. If you’re interested in […]

Bill O’Reilly Blasts Beyoncé…Again

Beyoncé Knowles-Carter was recently named as one of TIME magazine’s Top 100 (most influential) people in 2014. She appeared on the cover and looked stunning, as usual. This was, for many, a wonderful accomplishment worth celebrating, especially since it came at the same time Luptia Nyong’o was named People’s Most Beautiful Person in the world. […]

Gentlemen’s Corner: What Men Need To Know About #StreetHarassment

Gentlemen’s Corner is a series of blog posts by men. I want to give men the opportunity to speak about themselves in relation to how they see us, think about us, feel about us… their wishes, dreams, and hopes for us… and their wants, needs, and desires from us. This is an effort to bridge […]

For Black Women, Enjoying Sex is a Revolutionary Act of Resistance

Last year, I saw the Academy Award-winning movie by director Steve McQueen’s 12 Years a Slave, based on the true story of Solomon Northup, a free Black man kidnapped and sold into slavery in the mid-19th century. The movie presents the most honest, albeit heartbreaking, portrayals of American slavery that we’ve ever seen on film, and […]

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