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Blogs about Feminism

There are some great ideas and conversations on feminist issues taking place on blogs all around the world. Here are some great blogs that we find to be particularly interesting.

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Feminisms in Action 

Begun by a Colgate Women's Studies' major, Feminisms in Action includes weekly reflections on the Center for Women's Studies Brown Bag series and feminist issues of concern in the news and their own lives. Read Feminisms in Action.

Everyday Feminism

Everyday Feminism is a great resource for beginner and advanced feminist thinkers and activists alike. It's Buzzfeed-style approach makes complex feminist and social justice topics accessible. They cover a range of important topics like privilege, gender identity, sex, disability, race, class and violence. Read Everyday Feminism.

Feministing

Feministing is by young feminists for young feminists. They bring an intersectional lens to many feminist topics, including college-specific issues like campus sexual violence and Title IX rights. They hope to encourage progressive and safe discourse, and therefore maintain their blogs and the subsequent comments carefully to avoid any harsh anti-feminist sentiment. Read Feministing.

The Body is Not An Apology

TBINAA is "an international movement committed to cultivating global Radical Self Love and Body Empowerment." The "unapologetic posse" of contributors come from all backgrounds, with particular emphasis on uplifting the voices of those at the intersections of oppression. The site's range of topics is endless: weight/size, race, gender, disability, mental health, desirability, and more!  Read The Body is Not an Apology.

For Harriet

For Harriet centers women of African ancestry and is a great resource for Black feminist news and analysis. In their words, "We encourage women, through storytelling and journalism, to engage in candid, revelatory dialogue about the beauty and complexity of Black womanhood. We aspire to educate, inspire, and entertain." Read For Harriet.

Rewire 

Rewire is an online publication that covers sexual and reproductive health, rights, and justice news with an intersectional lens. Read Rewire.

Our Bodies Our Blog

If you have ever read the book, Our Bodies, Ourselves, you would see the connection between this site and the book. This website, like the book, represents a non-profit public interest group centering on women's health education, advocacy, and consulting. If you have any questions about your body and what's going on with it, this is definitely a good place to go. They aim to provide easily accessible research-based information about women's sexuality and health. Read Our Bodies Our Blog.

TransGriot

The author, Monica Roberts, describes her blog as "news, opinions, commentary, history and a little creative writing from an African American trans woman about the world around her." It is an excellent blog that often explores the intersection of race and transgender issues, among other engaging topics. Read TransGriot.

BGD  

Created by award-winning author Mia McKenzie, BGD aims to "amplify the voices of queer and transgender people of color." This blog examines race, wellness, gender, and queerness with a social justice frame. Read BGD. 

Gender Across Borders (GAB)

This is an international feminist blog-community where issues of gender, race, sexuality, and class are discussed and critically examined. It encourages people of all backgrounds to come together to voice and progress positive gender relations worldwide. Read Gender Across Borders (GAB).

Shakesville

“A feminist blog, and a feminist's blog. It is a progressive blog. It is a safe space. It is a community. It is a blog whose contributors are resolved to be willing to self-examine and learn, and whose community members are expected to do the same. Forward movement, progress, on cultural, political, and individual levels is woven into the fabric of Shakesville. Our key objectives are equality, liberty, and justice for all, empathy, self-awareness, growth, momentum, compassion, and laughter.” Read Shakesville.