The Femisphere: A Link Roundup

A weekly news round up on the state of Body Politics & Body Justice    This week there was a Twitterstorm when the hashtag #TraditionallySubmissive started trending after UK Prime Minister David Cameron said that Muslim women are traditionally submissive. Fariha Khan writes her response for Huff Post UK.  Ruwan … [Read more...]

The Femisphere: A Link Roundup!

A weekly news round up on the state of Body Politics & Body Justice   Rebirth Garments is a clothing line created by Sky Cubacub to make people feel more comfortable with who they are. The line includes apparel for transgender or gender nonconforming people as well as disabled people, but Cubacub said anyone is … [Read more...]

8 Ways To Feel Totally Sexy And Confident – Without BuzzFeed’s Impossible Beauty Standards

By Amber Ikeman (Intern 2014) If you surf social media sites for more than 60 seconds at a time, you’ve probably come across a link to a BuzzFeed page. Facebook and other social media sites are riddled with links to videos, memes or quizzes that can easily impact ideals of beauty, gender and sexuality. Engaging with these pieces … [Read more...]