Yesterday on Twitter, a fellow fluffy mutual of mine posted a beautiful body positive photo set, professing her love for her body. Another woman took it upon herself to lecture her on her health that was supposedly in jeopardy. This woman along with many others continued to lecture on about how a fat woman should … Continue reading Stop “Caring” About Fat Women’s Health Please
Months ago, Ayesha Curry, wife of basketball star Stephen Curry, penned a series of tweets that, to this day, remain controversial and a reoccurring topic on Twitter. Now like I've mentioned before in a previous article, Ayesha's disdain for women who do not choose to dress like her is apparent. It's dishonest to ignore the … Continue reading Ayesha Isn’t Your Tool
"Nice guys always finish last." "Girls don't like gentlemen anymore. All they want is douche bags." "You gotta treat girls like trash in order for them to like you." Do these lines sound familiar? These retorts are known to come out of the mouths of what I like to call "fake nice guys" or "self-entitled … Continue reading No, You Are Not a “Nice” Guy.
Earlier this month, former police officer Daniel Holtzclaw was, to my surprise, convicted of raping several black women. Following this trial via twitter has been tumultuous for me. Tumultuous, rocky, but nonetheless, draining. Daniel Holtzclaw targeted these black women strategically. He targeted poor black women in particular--mostly sex workers and drug addicts because he knew that they … Continue reading Rape Culture in the Black Community & How it Affects Black Women and Girls
Earlier this week, Amber Rose held her very own Slut Walk. If you aren't familiar with Amber Rose, just know that this woman is very dynamic. In fact, she's a great example of how women can be multi-faceted. She's a former sex worker. She's a former video vixen and model. She's a fashion maven. She … Continue reading The Significance of Amber Rose’s Slut Walk