The decision to overturn Roe v. Wade has changed expected election results
Ending an Era of Menstrual Stigma
Menstruation is often cloaked in stigma, shame and misinformation in both Western and Eastern culture. Period. End of Sentence aims to shed light on some..
Infertility, Motherhood and Manicures: The Best of the Chicago Feminist Film Festival
The fourth annual Chicago Feminist Film Festival opened up with a documentary about Alice Guy-Blaché, one of the first female filmmakers who is also the..
14 Speaks: Remembering Nellie Bly and Growing up with a Female Breadwinner
On this week’s episode, hosts Dylan Van Sickle and Jenni Holtz discuss Nellie Bly in honor of the Women’s Issue. Bly was a trailblazing investigative..
As a little kid, I can remember watching TV and seeing commercials for restaurants or frozen dinners and the food being advertised as “just how..
Marissa Does Sports: What Women Experience On and Off the Court
The second story in a series in which Marissa Does Sports. This month, we explore (a few) of the challenges women meet in sports —..
“Guilty Pleasure” Music is just Another Way to Shame Women for Their Musical Tastes
When I opened Spotify and shuffled my music library, the first 10 songs to play were by skate punk band Anti-Flag; heavy rockers Black Sabbath;..
Remembering Wells: The Life of Investigative Journalist and Civil Rights Activist Ida B. Wells
On February 11, a street sign named Ida B. Wells Drive was resurrected in Chicago. Named after civil rights activist and investigative journalist Ida Bell..
Operation Activation: The Women’s March Chicago Decision to Not Host a 2019 March
Amidst marches happening around the country, Women’s March Chicago did not participate in hosting the annual January march. In its creation,Women’s March Chicago formed with..
The room was full of power. Cheers echoed and finger snaps reverberated from the walls of 120AB in the Student Center. In the air..