It’s no big secret that our culture promotes sex revolving around the pleasure of a man. That final release in porn videos, movies, and other forms of media signify a job well done on the woman’s part in pleasing her man as if it some sort of accomplishment to be celebrated, rather than a natural part of human interaction and relationships. Although this may not seem like a problem on the outside because the majority
Have you ever looked in the mirror, and asked yourself, “What the hell am I doing with my life?” The good news is that we all have. Women are especially hard on ourselves, particularly when we feel like we should be further along in life by this point, but aren’t. Rest assured that all women face doubt. But it appears that it manifests differently, depending on which part of our lives we’re in. As though
As a woman who has worn many hats, I am an advocate for women pursuing their visions and dreams. I believe that self-confidence and determination are the keys to success. Too many are held back by the fear of success or listening to negative advice from others. My motto has always been “if you don’t play, you can’t win, and have turned a deaf ear to anyone who has tried to dissuade me from moving
Female empowerment isn’t anything new. Women have been standing strong through the ages, and we have proof in song. Today we have plenty of pro-female music by plenty of female artists—Katy Perry, Beyonce, and Elle King, to name a few. But back in the day, we grew up being inspired by the women who dared to perform, and often write—some of the greatest female go-to songs ever! The following is a compilation of inspiring, encouraging
“No” is a word that every woman should lay claim to. Feel its weight on her tongue, pass it from cheek to cheek, memorize its taste for future use. Her mouth should be a weapon, the word “no” her worthy bullet; anything that sets her off is valid to pull that trigger. “No” can have a lot of uses for a woman in this male-centric society, and one situation many women have faced is workplace
Boys will be boys. If he’s mean to you, it’s just because he likes you. Skinny girls are pretty girls. Love is hard. Women belong in the kitchen. All of these “lessons” are lessons I was taught as a young girl and I bet you were too. When I was 6, 9, and 12, they were fact. But, when puberty hit, these “harmless” lessons started to reveal themselves to be harmful, wrong, outdated, and toxic.
Sex and the City was an HBO rom-com television series that ran from 1998 to 2004. Even though the story ended a long time ago, women can’t stop talking about it. And they want more. After the television series, there were two movies. There was talk about a third, but actress Kim Cattrall, who played Samantha Jones, opted out. Now the word is out, a revival series for HBO has been confirmed called Just Like