Posted in April 2013

You are more beautiful than you think

You are more beautiful than you think

I talk a lot about beauty and self-esteem here on Fruit loop Feminism. I guess to the more serious feminist demographic, this may seem trivial. Perhaps I should focus on bigger problems in our world, the greater challenges, and ridding the universe of gender injustices. This video campaign by Dove (a champion in women’s self-esteem) … Continue reading

Women in the streets

Women in the streets

If you’ve ever lived in a major city and have a vagina, I think you can attest that men have some very peculiar ways of “picking up” a woman. New York City, my former residence, is particularly interesting in this regard. Before entering the glamorous borough of Manhattan, I went to school and lived with … Continue reading

In the know: Meet Tammy Tibbetts

In the know: Meet Tammy Tibbetts

You know I love me a woman innovator. Especially one who is working tirelessly to fund girls education worldwide by utilizing a cutting edge social media strategy and creative campaigns, and all the while maintaining the most positive attitude I’ve come across. And with her latest victory being the DVF People’s Choice Award, I’d like to … Continue reading

#FFF

#FFF

For a special version of Feminist Follow Friday, I’ve chosen to introduce you to some of New York City’s feministas. Not only are these women brilliant, they do their work in the biggest most cut throat city in the world. If that doesn’t give you a little inspiration on a Friday, I don’t know what … Continue reading

Beta Love

Beta Love

If you follow me on Twitter, you would have seen that I scoffed at this recent article on HuffingtonPost.com written by Lisa Copeland on why Katie Couric was not married. I must confess that my scoff was premature. Upon reading the entire article, Lisa hit a nerve that really got my feminist brain thinking. Let me backtrack … Continue reading

TRANSparency

TRANSparency

In my world, pop culture and trash TV can provide some of the most powerful insights into who we are becoming as a society. Take the TV sensation Glee as an example. I was an avid Glee watcher during its first season. As much as I am a sucker for poor television, I am even … Continue reading