Activism and Intersectionality: I Shouldn’t Need to Convince You

trigger warning: discussion of domestic violence, rape, trans* violence, and WOC violence The world isn’t always moving forwards or backwards. We’ve gone around in a few circles in our time. Sexism, racism, transmisogyny, and homophobia have all expanded in the associating of stereotypes and societal expectations. First wave feminism’s suffrage goal has succeeded in our … Continue reading

A Plea To End Our Societal Look Policy

In 2008, at the age of 17, Samantha Elauf interviewed for a job at an Abercrombie Kids store in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Elauf was applying for the position of sales model.  Applicants are scored during their interview on their “appearance and sense of style”, whether they are “sophisticated and aspiring”, and if they are “outgoing and … Continue reading