Archive for the ‘Girl Power’ Category

Of Course I’m a Feminist!!

Feminist Tee White

Ever since I openly declared that I am a feminist woman, I’ve been the recipient of some of the most vile hatred and vitriol one can imagine. A solid 95% of the horrible reactions have come from men who are clearly threatened by the idea of women being free. I’ve been threatened with death, rape, […]

#WomensLives How @NomiNetwork Helps Survivors of Human Trafficking

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I recently had the honor of attending a pop-up shop in NYC that highlighted the work of the Nomi Network, a “Nomi Network is a nonprofit that creates economic opportunities for survivors and women at risk of human trafficking”, per the website. The party was given by Party For A Purpose NY, a group devoted […]

The #AntiFeministChecklist

On November 11, 2014, I posted a piece on Black Male Privilege and (shocker!) there was backlash. Most of the people responding didn’t read it and that is fine; I expect people to be intentionally obtuse and perpetually dense. I received a lot of really ridiculous responses, so I decided to compile a list. I […]

Episode #47: @twibdark — “Sorry We Cannot Help You”

Feminista and N’Jaila outline a week of Twitter harassment that is horrifying, unnerving, dangerous, and totally within the Terms of Service… Also: Cari Champion faces sexist, racist rant by washed up “comedian” Artie Lange; Daniel Holtzclaw indicted on more charges; kidnapped woman is found safe, porn directors use drones to film scenes, and Harvard hosts […]

FJ on @TheDailyShow Discussing #StreetHarassment #YouOKSis

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I was invited, along with several other wonder women fighting the good fight against sexual harassment and assault, to do a segment on The Daily Show. It was humorous, obviously, but some good points were made. Was great to meet so many awesome advocates that day.  

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