Tag: womanhood

Feminists Don’t Get Dickmatized

(En Español) I already know that, by giving this piece the title I selected, most folks will react before reading. Such is the nature of this “140 Era” in which we live, I guess. If you’ve made it this far, allow me to explain my point of view. I will say it again: Feminists don’t […]

Oh, To Be A Woman…

*NOTE* This is a follow up to an earlier post I wrote about being a Black Feminist Sub. Check that out for more thoughts. “I do not want to be the leader. I refuse to be the leader. I want to live darkly and richly in my femaleness. I want a man lying over me, […]

Feminists Have Feelings, Too

I have this belief that everyone should be “feminist”, meaning that everyone should support equal rights for women. I understand, however, that the label has been politicized and distorted over time, by both men and women, and many people refuse to embrace it. There is a lot of baggage that comes with self-identifying as a […]

My Mama Was Kissing A Girl

June 2012 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, sexuality, relationships, liberation, sex, and everything this blog is about. I hope you enjoy their contributions as much as I have.   President Obama decided to take a […]

Sex And The 23 Year Old

June 2012 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, sexuality, relationships, liberation, sex, and everything this blog is about. I hope you enjoy their contributions as much as I have.   I was a late bloomer practically […]

Donna Summer: Queen of The Disco Night

  I was saddened to learn of the death of Donna Summer, one of my favorite music artists of all time. She passed away today at the age of 63, having succumb to cancer. LaDonna Adrian Gaines was born in Boston in the late 1940s. Her early performing career found her mostly in Europe, performing […]

The Face (Or Body) of Feminism?

I am a feminist. I’ve gotten into discussions in various circles about what it means to proclaim to be such and whether or not, as a Black woman, embracing that label is appropriate. I feel that many Black women embrace “womanism” as an alternative because they feel that White women have co-opted “feminism” and made […]

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