The one thing no one tells you about, no one warns you about, is period sexism. Or, more precisely period shame. Here, I will tell you what nobody dares:
When the girls in my school or sports team got their first period, most of them were proud to be a woman.
Lena Dunham, the writer of the 'Not that kind of girl,' interviewed Hillary Clinton a few weeks back. And when the she asked Hillary, if she was a feminist, Hillary answered with a bright smile – “Yes, absolutely”.
I relate to Hillary - I am one of those people who just
No matter what’s your job or path; if you’re a woman, you've probably experienced some form of discrimination throughout your career or in your life, in general. What you might not consider, though, is that there are women out there, who are wearing a uniform and risk their lives for peace
It might even be obvious that I know more about the politics in the Middle East than the feminist initiatives for a sexual revolution. Fortunately, I had the opportunity to meet Mona Eltahawy, one of the leading feminists of the Arabic world, in person. Her book, Headscarves and Hymens: Why
Let's talk about feminism: Because being a feminist as a teenage girl is many things but easy.
So what is feminism? For me, being a feminist means fighting as hard as I can to make sure that, one day, my daughters won't have to grow up with the problems I'm growing