#YesAllWomen

A Twisted Relationship with Misogynistic Music

A Twisted Relationship with Misogynistic Music

But I'm so, caught upGot me feelin' it, caught upI don't know what it isBut it seems she's got me twisted That was what blasted through my stereo when I was about 10 years old. My mom just bought me Usher’s single Caught Up and ever since that day I seem unable to forget the words to the song. It is also my first memory of me, as a young girl, loving hip hop and R&B music. It has provided me with many theme songs throughout my life. Some happy, some sad, some aggressive and many misogynistic. When puberty hit...

Read more →


I Yell Back at Street Harassers; Here’s What Happens

I Yell Back at Street Harassers; Here’s What Happens

He turned around like he was ready to hit me, and a street food vendor stepped in. “What, are you going to hit a little girl after you touched her? I saw you,” he told him. The guy tried to deny it, but walked away when people started to circle him.

Read more →


Anonymous email to #YesAllWomen

#YesAllWomen MeToo Personal Story

Anonymous email to #YesAllWomen

TRIGGER/CONTENT WARNING 

This article or section, or pages it links to, contains information about sexual assault and/or violence which may be triggering to survivors.

 

I’ve never shared this story with anyone as I thought it was an issue, only when reading other people’s stories and researching was harassment and sexual assault is did I realize that what had happened to me was wrong.

Read more →


Instagram: A Complicated Romance

#YesAllWomen Feminism Sam Pugliese Social Media

Instagram: A Complicated Romance

This led me to more questions about social media and feminism: Is Instagram a way to reinforce the beauty industry by making young people feel inadequate? For some yes and for others it is more complex.

Read more →


Economics Behind Trump’s War on Reproductive Rights

Current Events Emma Jones Trump

Economics Behind Trump’s War on Reproductive Rights

For businesses, pushing women into having more children is a cheap way to accumulate more profit by avoiding an “employees’ economy” that forces them to invest more on better pay, incentives and training.

For women, on the other hand, the economic consequences of having children are devastating, particularly when children are unplanned.

Read more →