Justice System Almost Never Holds Men Accountable for Sexual Assault

Sexual assault is currently an issue occurring around the world, and the justice system has barely done anything to fix the situation. There’s been a lot of men arrested for sexual assault or rape; most of the time, the  justice system does find them guilty and sentences them to jail, but also they find them not […]

Trump Chooses Amy Coney Barrett For SCOTUS

The Selection After Ruth Bader Ginsburg, a Supreme Court Justice notable for her feminist beliefs, passed away, Trump nominated Amy Coney Barrett to replace her. She currently serves as an appeals court judge in Chicago and was appointed to this position by President Trump in 2017. She is noted to be “as reliable a vote […]

Women Should be Paid Equally as Men in All Fields

Introduction There has been amazing progress for women’s rights, but even now, they still struggle for equal pay because they want the same appreciation for their hard work that is given to men for the same jobs. When a woman has the same job as a male, she still gets paid less even though she […]

The Intersectionality of Breast Cancer

Introduction Approximately 1 out of 8 women in the United States will develop invasive breast cancer in their lifetime. Additionally, it is estimated by the American Cancer Society that in 2020, 276,480 new cases of invasive breast cancer will be diagnosed in women in the United States–with about 42,170 fatalities. Most of us have heard, […]

Dress Codes Feed Into Sexism

This is a submission from our Leaders 4SC Middle School Camp. Someone could say that dress codes help keep people focused in school, but dress codes feed into sexism because they signal to girls that their bodies are sexual, they target women, men have more freedom to wear what they want, and women can’t feel […]

Understanding Rape Apology and Dismantling Rape Myths

Tw: Rape, Discussion of sexual abuse. Rape. Rapist. Rape Apologists. These have been in the headlines recently, and if you are even closely human, there is a wedge of steaming anger in your heart about the frequency of rape cases and the pervasiveness of rape culture. Unfortunately for many sexual assault survivors, news about rape […]

Greek Life and Rape: A Tale as Old as Time

We Need to Break the Cycle The phrases “Sexual Assault” and “Greek Life” seem to show up together time and time again. This pattern is not a coincidence… organizations within Greek Life need to take a stand and change the behavior that continuously allows sexual assault to occur to their own members and those that […]

The Injustices of Restricting Abortion

Abortion is a medical procedure that women undergo to end their pregnancy. The World Health Organization estimates that 40-50 million abortions occur every year, which is around 125,000 abortions per day. Even as millions of abortions are occurring every year, several countries are proceeding to implement restrictions on abortion rights. For instance, an astounding number of 42 abortion […]

Breonna Taylor Deserves Better – So Do Hundreds of Black Women

You likely have heard the name Breonna Taylor in recent conversations about police brutality. Taylor was killed in her Louisville, Kentucky home in March, and more than three months later, only one of the three officers involved in her murder has been fired. The brutal murder of Breonna Taylor was under-reported and did not incite […]

A Reprehensible New Abortion Restriction Law Passes In Tennessee.

A New TN Pro-life Law On June 19th, Tennessee passed a new law that placed outrageous restrictions on people’s ability to access safe, legal abortions, becoming one of the latest states to do so. The bill is one of the latest ‘heartbeat bills’, mainly looking to ban all abortions after 6 weeks. The law reflects […]