Photo courtesy of Rebecca Walker.

‘Why Gender Matters’ symposium to promote constructive dialogue

In the midst of the 2016 United States Presidential election, our nation was given the first real look at a qualified woman being seriously considered for presidential office. As we […]

 

More in feminism

  • No woman is protected from sexism

    No woman is protected from sexism

    A couple of weeks ago, Tomi Lahren, conservative political commentator on Glenn Beck’s channel The Blaze, appeared on the TV show “The View.” While talking about her politics and values, […]

     
  • Letter to the Editor: Emalie Kleinsasser

    Letter to the Editor: Emalie Kleinsasser

    A few weeks ago, an article entitled “The difference between pro-life and anti-choice” appeared in The Concordian. While I agree with many of the points presented, the central argument was […]

     
  • Misandry is not feminism

    Misandry is not feminism

    At the beginning of my freshmen year,I was on a date with a guy I met from a different college in the area. It was going incredibly well until I […]

     
  • Your degree won’t define you

    Your degree won’t define you

    I’ve changed my major around quite a bit while at Concordia. I came in with a declared major of music performance and theatre arts. After a semester, I changed it […]

     
  • College vs. ‘The real world’

    College vs. ‘The real world’

    I have a lot of pet peeves: slow walkers, litter, bragging and — most importantly — condescension. I cannot stand it when people patronize others. The most irritating example of […]

     
  • The role of stigma in rape and abuse report rates

    The role of stigma in rape and abuse report rates

    ‘Out of 100 rapes, 32 will be reported’ I spend a lot of time on the internet and, in doing so, I come across a lot of people who seem […]

     
  • To love or loathe Valentine’s Day?

    To love or loathe Valentine’s Day?

    I’ve always felt fairly ambivalent toward Valentine’s Day. As a kid, I loved it because we had a party in class and I got candy. As I got older, I […]

     
  • Theater as an agent of feminism

    Theater as an agent of feminism

    I spent last week at a theatre festival in Minneapolis and something I heard a lot of was praise for plays that are outdated, discriminatory and supremacist. “It’s a product […]

     
  • Breastfeeding in public

    Breastfeeding in public

    My mom had my little sister, Tess, when I was nine years old and that’s when I started hearing the debate about whether or not women should be allowed to […]