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Europe/UK

Giant Inflatable “Trump Baby” To Fly Above London During President’s Visit

With President of the United States Donald Trump set to visit the United Kingdom next week, many activists are against his visit with planned protests and a giant inflatable of the President due to fly above the city. Although the exact schedule of the President is unknown, rumors state that he has plans to meet with the Queen and the Prime Minister. The inflatable is due to fly above London the morning of Friday, July

Feminism

‘Feminism’ is Merriam-Webster’s 2017 Word of the Year

Merriam-Webster has revealed that 2017’s word of the year is Feminism. Honestly, with all the amazing things women have been doing this year, it makes sense that there was a 70-percent increase in lookups for the word. We had women marching on Washington in January, with sister demonstrations all over the world in places like Boston, New York, London and Paris, in response to President Trump’s inauguration on Jan.21. Women all over the world felt

Real Life

People and Events From 2017 To Be Thankful For

Now I know what you’re thinking: “2017? Nothing good happened in 2017,” and I have to admit that when I first got the idea for this article, I was excited. But when my family and I couldn’t think of anything good for fifteen minutes, I wasn’t sure whether it was going to be possible or not. So I Googled “good things that happened in 2017” and noticed that nothing that was listed had occurred in

Feature

Meet Palestinian-American Wonder Woman: Linda Sarsour

It has been long-overdue for a Palestinian-American to shy away from the shadows and create a voice for themselves, and the speechless. Palestinian-American, Linda Sarsour, is the political-activist behind progressive movements, such as the well known “Women’s March”. Most of the time, it is easy for us to neglect acknowledgment of the people behind-the-scenes, but Linda Sarsour has made quite a name and reputation of herself that should not, and could not, be unnoticed. Palestinians

Real Life

Modern Activism on Social Media

Hundreds of thousands of people have seen me topless. This is shocking and true, and perhaps more shockingly, I am proud of this. After a Trump protest my friends and I went to in November, we were cold and went inside a random storefront, which happened to be the gift shop for the Museum of Sex. As we looked around we noticed the Free the Nipple shirts, which depicted a pair of breasts taped with

Asia

Indonesia : Women’s March Jakarta, One Step Towards Equality

Indonesia is a country located in South east Asia. This country has an estimated population of over 260 million people , and is ranked fourth of the world’s most populated country. For the past 15 years, Indonesia has been facing a lot of social problems, nationally and internationally. Problems such as political instability, unrest and armed conflict, human rights violations, corruption, nepotism, collusion, scandal, and poverty still remain unsolved. One of the concerning problem is

Feminism

The Women’s March on Washington was Actually Really Problematic

On Saturday, Jan. 21, 2017, an estimated 5 million people protested the election of Donald Trump.  What began as a Facebook post turned into the largest peaceful protest in American history, the Women’s March on Washington. About 500,000 people protested in the streets of Washington D.C., along with 670 sister marches taking place on every single continent.  Needless to say, the protest was amazing, providing a platform for LGBT+, POC, and disabled communities. However, there were some

Feminism

Why People Are Upset at Taylor Swift For Not Going to the Women’s March

The Women’s March was held on January 21st as a protest against Donald Trump. It received a response of over 4 million people marching across the country and around the world. Many well known celebrities also attended the march and spoke up about the importance of standing together. One thing that many people were wondering was: Where is Taylor Swift? Now, I would just like to make it clear that nobody is expecting every single

Politics

Why We March: Women’s March On St. Louis

At 9:00 am on Saturday, March 21st, every parking lot in downtown St. Louis was full. Crowds of people carrying posters and signs made their way towards the front of Union Station, where a proud few stood holding a banner stating “Women’s March On St. Louis”. The feeling of excitement grew as over ten thousand women and men of all ages showed up to participate in a sister march to the Women’s March on Washington.

Feminism

No, the Women’s March Was Not Just About Abortion

The Women’s March not only made history, but it also succeeded in making a lot of online conservatives very, very angry. The peaceful protest happened around the world on Jan. 21st, 2017 and attracted crowds three times the size of Donald Trump’s inauguration (and that’s just Washington D.C.). Bitter by the embarrassment and disguising it as “alternative facts,” the republican party supporters put their red thinking caps on and logged into Twitter. If only these marchers put this much

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