Tag: Feminism

Tamara Warren Is Personalizing The Car Buying Experience For Women

Tamara Warren Is Personalizing The Car Buying Experience For Women By Lydia T. Blanco In her own words, Tamara Warren, co-founder and CEO of Le Car will tell you that she is a mother, wife, daughter, writer, businesswoman, and feminist. She likely won’t lead with how she got into the driver’s seat of her life after overcoming adversity. With a recognizable byline…

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Lizzo Wants to Redefine the Body-Positivity Movement

“I think it’s lazy for me to just say I’m body positive at this point,” Lizzo tells Vogue. “It’s easy. I would like to be body-normative. I want to normalize my body.” By Calvin Van Paris When it comes to shifts in the collective consciousness, change to the language is often a strong starting point. For October Vogue cover star Lizzo, “body positivity” is a…

Young, Bold, Feminist: Nigeria’s Damilola Odufuwa

Feminist Coalition co-founder Damilola Odufuwa on empowerment of women, equality, and education. By Akindare Okunola Damilola Odufuwa is quite the force among Nigeria’s emerging young feminists. The University of Kent graduate has worked at media juggernauts like MTV, Universal Music Group, and National Geographic; and led teams at CNN, Zikoko, Konbini, and now cryptocurrency firm, Binance, leading its public relations efforts across…

Aurora James: Fashion, Feminism, & 15 Percent Pledge

Overseeing the annual sample sale at her Greenpoint, Brooklyn, boutique, Aurora James is in her element. The minimalist space has been transformed into a kind of ad hoc exhibition of the back catalog of Brother Vellies, James’s accessories label, with glitter-flecked boots and glossy pink sandals spread out on concrete floors as a staff composed mostly of animated Gen-Z’ers unboxes more…

Why Feminism Still Matters To Young People

By Kristin Aune It has been 100 years since women won the right to vote in Britain. More accurately, it’s 90 years since young women were able to vote; 2018 actually celebrates 100 years since suffrage was given to women over 30. Feminism is held up as one of the most successful social movements of the 20th century. But ten years ago, when Catherine…

Indian Women Protest New Citizenship Laws, Joining A Global ‘Fourth Wave’ Feminist Movement

Written by Alka Kurian. All opinions expressed and experiences written are reserved to the author. Women are among the strongest opponents of two new laws in India that threaten the citizenship rights of vulnerable groups like Muslims, poor women, oppressed castes and LGBTQ people. The Citizenship Amendment Act, passed in December 2019, fast-tracks Indian citizenship for undocumented refugees from Bangladesh, Afghanistan and Pakistan –…