Trust-falling with Ruth Bader Ginsburg, and other women I’m thankful for

One of the best scenes in Mean Girls is when Tina Fey’s character guides the unruly teenage girls through a trust fall exercise. Throughout my life I’ve reminisced on that scene, and when I’m feeling unsupported and isolated I remind myself that there are plenty of people who would catch me, if they were around to… Read More

Yoga: a Tool for Advocacy

If I say advocacy, do you think yoga? Perhaps after reading this article you will. Dr. Melissa West demonstrates that even yoga has a place when it comes to supporting and empowering women. In one of her recent yoga episodes I was surprised, and moved, by how she brings to light the problem of violence against women… Read More

Need a Cure for the Feminist Blues? We Prescribe HerStoryArc

How many times have you scrolled through your Facebook feed, Twitter account, and news websites only to find yourself depressed afterwards? Once you’ve embraced feminist thought and theory it becomes difficult to stop thinking about all the issues, especially in the face of sexual assault statistics, domestic violence, public shaming of victims, and poor representation… Read More