The Experience of a Queer Foreign Teacher in East Africa

I vividly remember treading up a steep hill through mud up to my ankles, smelling the crisp air after the fresh-fallen rain, on my way

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Harry Potter

The Importance of Harry Potter in the Trump Era

On June 26th, 1997, the book publishing world was forever changed with the publication of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone. The series restructured the

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Beach Body

Are you Beach Body ready? (Yes, you are)

It’s that time of the year again. A few heatwaves have come and gone already but now that summer is really here, the age-old discussion

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doctor who

Lucky Thirteen: Doctor Who Introduces a Female Doctor

On Saturday, the BBC announced that, for the first time in Doctor Who’s 50+ years, it would be introducing a female Doctor. Let me say

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The Truth Behind the Word “Caucasian”

There’s a small strip of land between the Black Sea and the Caspian Sea. This mountainous area which includes Georgia, Armenia, and Azerbaijan is known as

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Janet MOck

What Janet Mock’s New Memoir, Surpassing Certainty, Taught Me

From her 2011 “coming out” piece in Marie Claire, to her groundbreaking memoir Redefining Realness: My Path to Womanhood, Identity, Love & So Much More,

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Clinging to the Eternal Feminine

Femininity is in danger. Apparently, women are ‘losing their way.’ They are becoming less like women and more like, well I don’t know really, but

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10 Groups At Risk Under The BCRA

At the end of last month, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) abruptly announced the Senate would delay a vote on the Better Care Reconciliation

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The Chase and How It Shapes Relationships

I was 7 years old when I saw my mother slammed against the wardrobe, her head hitting the glass, as my father yanked her by

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masters of none

‘Masters of None’: Season 2 Feminist Review

If you haven’t watched Aziz Ansari’s Netflix’s show, ‘Masters of None’ then be prepared for some spoilers in this review. Created by Ansari and Alan

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The L Word

What We Deserve in an L Word Reboot

I have a special relationship with The L Word. Back in undergrad, I was kind of a big deal amongst the campus queers because I

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Is “Breast is Best” a Harmful Message for New Parents?

If you are not a parent, you can’t begin to guess how often people “share” their opinions with you (read: talk to you about things

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Thank You, Sense8

Two years ago, I remember seeing Sense8 on Netflix. I had just finished a season of Orange Is The New Black. I hovered my mouse over the

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woman in white

Summer Reading for Feminist Horror Fans: Woman in White

Looking for some summer reading? If you’re a horror fan, Kristen Dearborn’s novella Woman in White might be up your alley. The story opens with

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Are Millennials Really Entitled?

Entitlement. What a loaded word. Merriam-Webster defines entitlement as the “belief that one is deserving of or entitled to certain privileges.” This word is lobbed

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Embracing Our Discomfort: Feminism and Violence

Last month, Kate Earley, a contributor to The Radical Notion wrote an article entitled When the Abuser is Someone You Know. In that article, Kate discusses the

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west bend high school

Reflections on West Bend High School in the DeVos Era

As a middle schooler, when you pictured your upcoming years of high school, did you ever imagine suing your administration for discriminating against you and

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Pride Month

Why Pride Month Matters — Especially in the Trump Era

It’s June, which means that LGBT Pride Month is in full swing. Pride parades, marches, and rallies are being organized all over the country (and

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Orphan Black

Five Feminist Reasons to Binge Watch Orphan Black

An abundance of female characters, clones, science-fiction, action, mystery, fast-paced storytelling and plot twists that will make your head spin: what more could you ask

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The Meaning of Pride: Have We Lost It?

Most people, at least those who are social justice-minded, have heard of the Stonewall Inn Riots of 1969 that radicalized the American Gay Rights Movement.

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