Today I Saw The Strongest Woman Cry

By Daniella Djiogan Today I saw the strongest woman cry. She cried as she sent her child away. I had never seen her cry, so it took me by surprise. She always seemed so strong that I failed to realize that she too could be human She could withstand not crying when she was ill-treated by…

“Friends Forever Tampons”…Can’t believe my ears

By Daniella Djiogan I just saw an article that left me speechless. I couldn’t begin to imagine what I was reading with these two eyes of mine. I couldn’t believe someone could come up with such an idea. It seemed so fascinating, yet unbelievable and disgusting. How can someone even begin to think about creating such a…

Cleopatra: A Feminist or Not?

By Daniella Djiogan One of the most famous femme fatale in history, Cleopatra. A pharaoh who had beauty, wealth, power, a self proclaimed goddess. A woman who had everything one could ever hope to have in this life. The queen who ruled Egypt as the last pharaoh of the Ptolemaic dynasty. During her reign, she was known to have…

Feminism 201- The Modern Woman

by Daniella Djiogan Society says she’s promiscuous because she wears a short skirt She’s paid less than her male co-worker because she’s a woman She wears tons of makeup in order to hide her insecurities She can’t be the president or CEO because that’s a male dominant occupation She must be married by her 27th birthday…

Confession of a Modern Woman

by Devina Gunawan I grew up with boys. I know how their biological structures are, and how women’s are. And I know that the world sees women’s structures as biological disadvantage. Compared to men, apparently. I grew up with ideas that I could do what men could. That I could be whatever I wanted. I…

The Lonely Walker

by Devina Gunawan Perhaps it was pride. Perhaps it was the last bit of myself I would like to save. Perhaps it was my unwillingness to let my walls down. Perhaps it was all of them. But when people asked, “Why did you never tell us about your problems?” I could only shrug. I had…