Gaston and the Beast

Whether it be because of the addition of the new gay character, or because of the outspoken lead or, you’re like me, and just can’t wait to hear your favorite Disney songs get an update, we can all agree that everyone is all abuzz about the recent adaptation of the age-old Disney fairy tale Beauty … Continue reading Gaston and the Beast

Love Will Always Trump Hate

I want to believe that love can trump hate. I don't understand. I don't understand what allows people to hate as much as they do. Hate is such a strong word, but people throw it around so much more than they throw around the word love. I will always love before I hate. I will … Continue reading Love Will Always Trump Hate

The 10 Guys You See on Tinder

1.“The Abs” This guy is a personal trainer. When he’s not busy lifting at the gym he’s taking shirtless selfies in his bathroom mirror. He may seem like a total tool, but his abs are amazing. 2. “Dog Dude” One of his pictures has to be with a puppy to show that he’s “soft” and … Continue reading The 10 Guys You See on Tinder

The In-Between Girl

When I was in 8th grade a boy told me “I should be anorexic.” Needless to say, I have never been able to forget that. In 5th grade, I got into a fight with my best friend, at the time, and she told someone “I’ve finally gotten 200 pounds off my back because that’s probably … Continue reading The In-Between Girl

What is the Bechdel Test?

The Bechdel test is a set of rules with the goal of raising awareness of the gender inequality in major motion pictures. The guidelines are as follows, the film must include at least two women, the women must have a conversation, and that conversation must be about something other than a man. The two women … Continue reading What is the Bechdel Test?

My First ‘First Date’

I went to bed nervous. I woke up nervous. No, I wasn’t having surgery, public speaking, or even going to the dentist. I was going on my very first date. I met him on Tinder. When we started talking on the app he was pretty straightforward, he asked me for coffee right away. My therapist … Continue reading My First ‘First Date’

I Tried Sexting

Let the record show that I wasn’t sexting someone I knew. I wasn’t sexting someone I had, even, met. We matched on Tinder, the beginning of every love story. It was 2:40AM so I wasn’t expecting a love connection. He looked like an interesting person, with an attractive face, which is why I swiped right. His first … Continue reading I Tried Sexting

Subway Couples

Every morning I ride the subway which means I’m subjected to what I like to call the “subway couples.” They come in all shapes, sizes, and colors, and they all have one thing in common, my hatred. They’re always holding hands, staring into each other’s eyes, giggling, kissing, mocking me with their happiness. Yes, I … Continue reading Subway Couples

Unlikely Books Every Feminist Should Read

These books may not be on a typical feminist reading list. There is feminist, literature of all genres which need exploration. This list will help you to discover all that feminist writings has to offer no matter what you’re into.   1. Yes Please by Amy Poehler When you need a reminder not to listen to … Continue reading Unlikely Books Every Feminist Should Read

Myths about Abortion

Abortion is a medical procedure that terminates a pregnancy. Women who have chosen to have an abortion are commonly shamed into silence. Stigmatizing and silencing those who have had an abortion contributes to the ignorance and the misconceptions surrounding the medical procedure. There are a lot of myths that have circulated because of the lack … Continue reading Myths about Abortion