Category: Videos

Video: Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie on Feminism

Author of Half a Yellow Sun and Purple Hibiscus, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie is intelligent, culturally aware, hilarious, composed, and a feminist. She is a fantastic, engaging speaker, and you won’t even feel the minutes go by as you tune in to her talk.

Try is Colbie Caillat’s Message of Self-Love

We interrupt our Feminism 101 series to bring you a new song/video from Colbie Caillat. The song and video work together to deliver a message of body acceptance and self-love, and rejects the notion that we need to spend hundreds of dollars and hours of valuable time attempting to look a certain way for someone … Continued

The F-Word: Laci Green Talks Feminism

In our last post, we defined feminism. It’s a word that causes confusion for some – mostly those who don’t bother to look it up – and that is quite detrimental to the largely misunderstood movement. During the month of July, we’re committed to educating you on feminism – it’s definition, misconceptions, the history of … Continued

The B-word

Here’s a performance by Isabel Elliott and Maddie Cramer at a Brave New Voices poetry slam: How do you feel about “the b-word”?

Laci Green on the UCSB Shootings

In this video, Laci Green talks about the links between misogyny and violent masculinity and acts of terror such as this “war on women”. She also makes the connection between those issues and street harassment, and ease with which they escalate beyond our imagining. Yes. Misogyny actually kills people.

Consent 101

In this video, Laci Green explains what consent is and what it is NOT. She also outlines situations where consent is not possible. Please watch and share with others.

Tony Porter’s Call to Men

Tony Porter, co-founder of A Call to Men, is an educator, activist, and lecturer working for social justice. We came across a TedTalk by Porter which describes the man box and explores the way boys are reared and grow into men inside what he dubs “the man box”. He makes a point about the way … Continued