White feminism and those who live by it, fail to realize that while they will and often can experience sexism, many fail to acknowledge the racism, homophobia, transphobia, ableism, and even trauma many women of color face.
It's kind of a challenge to find a pretty mauve lipstick that caters to a variety of undertones, especially when you want one that hits that sweet spot of "ridiculously pretty", "perfect pinkish-brown nude" but we found one at the drugstore. You should probably go buy a tube of this too. 💄
You know a Beckeisha. We’ve all known a Beckeisha. The glaring problem with Beckeisha’s perspective is that she does not see her own color, nor the color, history, and legacy of the faces of women who look like her. Herein lies the problem with the black Becky thought.
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"[No] means no. That means fucking no. That’s it. It doesn’t matter how far I take it or what I have on, when I say no, it means no." This antiquated idea that women need to cater their lives to the male gaze should not be confusing.
Head wraps evoke a sense of beauty that's hard to put your finger on. Maybe that's why almost anything you wrap your hair in can work. It's the sense of the crown on top of your head and awakens your inner Queen.
Unlike Viagra, which treats erectile dysfunction, Addyi boosts low libidos in women. But why is it only working for less than half of the women who take it?
North Carolina's new law requires an ultrasound be sent to to government officials before an abortion can be performed after the 16th week of pregnancy. No words.
There is no exact roadmap for how to completely forgive someone. But you have the power to forgive. You have the power to let go of what you expected the past to be so that it does not hold you hostage.
Just last year, Gloria Steinem, said she that feels that black women “invented the feminist movement.” Now the 81-year-old feminist and activist that and stood arm in arm with notable black feminist like Maya Angelou, founded Ms. Magazine with Dorothy Pitman-Hughes and worked alongside Alice Walker, is speaking candidly about the pivotal role that queer women, black women and other women of color have played in women’s rights. [Read more…]