Last year, I broke ground for myself with my first online publication centered on the absolute ridiculousness that is anti-trans bathroom legislation. You may remember–the laws where people can be fined and humiliated for using[…]
I had been doing something for the majority of my life, usually every day, that was completely unnecessary, serves no practical purpose, and is very often painful, uncomfortable, and annoying. I think the part that made me the most angry, however, was the realization that I still feel like I’m doing something wrong.
After a long-fought battle, singular ‘they’ has been declared 2015’s word of the year. The recognition is long overdue.
Less than 50% of girls in Cameroon attend primary school, and of that group, only 32% will continue on to secondary school. The girls who do attend school will miss an average of 4 days per month due to a lack of access to menstrual hygiene products.
Sexism can be subtle. This sneaky little minx is known as benevolent sexism, which is dressed up to appear kind and fair but in actuality treats women with the same condescension and negativity as any other sort.