Guest Post: Hashtag Feminism

I recently re-entered the world of (Black) Twitter, and was quickly greeted with a new form of communication and activism taking the feminist of color Twitterverse by storm–hashtag activism/feminism. The first example of this new form of activism was possibly this summer’s response to the news of Paula Deen‘s racism. Titled “#PaulasBestDishes,” a hashtag started…

Of all the posts about Beyonce…

This one definitely has the best comments!! Judging from our class discussion, we seem interested in this significant debate about the capitalism interrupting Beyonce’s ‘fight” (or not) for women’s rights. In this article, “The problem with BeyHive Bottom Bitch Feminism,” some of my problems are clearly articulated. However, this blog post is like a million…

The Problem With Some Male Feminists

I would like to share with everyone one of my all-time favorite articles: “On Doing The Emotional Work of Being a Male Feminist.” In this article, Mychal Denzel Smith draws on his experiences as a male feminist. One of his main arguments is that the emotional work that’s involved with being a male feminist is difficult…