Archive for May, 2011

Long Walk: Street Harassment

May 31, 2011 @ 10:03 am | By TheFeministGriote | 2 Discussions

Memorial weekend is the unofficial start of summer. This is the season of cookouts, pool parties, perfecting the art of being a beach bum, vacations, family reunions, and of course mango season. Summer never gets old no matter how old one may get. With all … read more →

Categories: Venus vs Mars

Easy bake feminism: Beyonce the “new” face of contemporary feminism

May 26, 2011 @ 9:38 am | By TheFeministGriote | 5 Discussions

Since the release of Beyonce’s video “Run the World” which has been better received by the masses than the actual song itself there has been lots of talk, blog posts, and twitter debates heralding Beyonce as the new face of contemporary feminism. I don’t hate … read more →

Violence against women is NO laughing matter!

May 03, 2011 @ 8:53 am | By TheFeministGriote | Discuss This

I recently ran across a facebook page that had me flabbergasted. I would venture to say that 80% of the pages people “like” on facebook is either offensive, sexist, or downright stupid, but the recent page I stumbled upon really took the cake. It fell … read more →

Categories: Mind Over Chatter

21st century dating: Is it tacky for a woman to carry her own condoms?

May 02, 2011 @ 9:30 am | By TheFeministGriote | 3 Discussions

Few months back my commitment to sisterhood was tested. I was asked by a very close friend of mine to accompany her to the free clinic so she could take an HIV test, because she had engaged in unprotected sex with her then boyfriend. It … read more →

Categories: Venus vs Mars

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