Writing by Ellen Muller // This shifting archetype sold a false sense of power by blatantly exploiting feminist ideals, and it was a ploy which meant that cigarettes were arguably one of the products which had benefited the most commercially, from the ongoing women’s emancipation movement.Read More
Writing by Zadie McCracken // Illustration by Camila Martinez De Guerenu // When I was fourteen I stared at the profiles of almost-friends, too-cool-for-me-really friends, and felt sick. Why wasn’t my Instagram as cute, as clean, as picturesque, as perfect as theirs? Why wasn’t I just like them? What’s wrong with me?
Writing by Freya Bennett // Illustration by April Phillips // The butterfly effect this tradition has on society’s view of women is huge and the continual loss of the matriarchal line contributes to the devaluing of women and girls in society.
Writing by Lucca Valentine // Photograph by Leanne Surfleet // I am concerned that in being taught to be the young woman I was supposed to be I have been left completely unprepared to be the young man that I am.Read More
Writing by Rinny Power // Photograph by Arianna Ceccarelli // While this article has been a bit depressing, I hope that you can identify the privileges that you experience and act accordinglyRead More
Writing by Nita // Illustration by Rupika Rangaswami // Although you may find many young Iranian women who are strong enough to gain her rights, she probably did not pass comfortably in her youth.Read More
Writing by Sophie Rose // Photography by Amin Sharifi // CW: Rape I think it’s the intimacy and the beauty and the pain and the joy that I associate with love. The trauma has dulled those emotions for me.
Writing by Rinny Power // Photograph by Catarina Inacio // So now we know that I think it’s fair to say gender roles suck, toxic masculinity is trash and these things impact society and individuals in truly horrific ways.Read More
Writing by Meggie Royer // Photograph by Julie Young // In October 1999, Maggie Wardle, a student at Kalamazoo College in Michigan, was shot and killed by a former boyfriend, Neenef Odah, a day after he learned that she attended their school’s homecoming dance with another man.