The term ‘feminist’ has always had a negative connotation to me, but perhaps the definition of a feminist is changing—thanks to activists like Emma Watson.
Here’s her recent words to the United Nations on behalf of He for She:
These stories should shake our bones.
Can you imagine being sentenced to death for writing something on Facebook?
That’s excatly what’s happened to Soheir Arabi, an Iranian blogger who was found guilty for ‘insulting’ the Prophent Mohammad.
It all started with Bibles being passed out at school. A student lead and initiated campus organization that made free Bibles available for students.
In an effort to challenge student’s right to exercising their religious beliefs, “The Satanic Temple” (along with the help of the Freedom from Religion Foundation) decided to pass around their own material to promote pluralism:
I’ll never forget 5th grade biology.
That’s when we dissected cow lungs and were shown the lungs of smokers versus nonsmokers.
Emma Sulkowicz was raped in her dorm room, but has taken that horrific instance and turned it towards something amazing.
In an effort to protest Columbia University’s sexual assault policy, this performance art major performed a live art piece title, “Mattress Performance” or “Carry That Weight.”
Here’s her story:
Here’s another instance of herding the homeless out of plain view.
The Honolulu City Council approved several measures that will force the homeless from tourist hotspots in Hawaii. Some of the bans include bans on sitting or lying down on sidewalks in popular areas.
When I hear people talking about ‘tolerance’ I immediately have negative thoughts. We should celebrate diversity, not tolerate it, right? And we shouldn’t be ‘color blind,’ but we should see our differences and appreciate them, right?
Minnesota Viking star running back Adrian Peterson was benched last week because of child abuse charges.
I’ll forgo the gory details, you can read more in this Forbes news story about Peterson’s unlawful actions of you want to know more.
Awkwardly enough, some fans wore Peterson jersey’s in support of him—while this clever fan did this:
Little Dresses for Africa is a Christian charity that distributes simple dresses made from pillowcases to orphanages, churches and schools in Africa.
There mission is simple: Plant in the hearts of little girls in Africa that they are worthy!
And Lillian Weber is on track to sew 1,000 by the time she turns 100 years old!