Feminism | Posted by Wagatwe W on 11/16/2012
Soapbox’s Feminist Camp
A few years ago I signed up for a Tumblr account, but I had no idea what it was and I only registered because it seemed like the “right thing to do” if you’re into social media. Years later, I can affirm that the creation of my blogs on that platform and the subsequent community I became a part of has provided endless benefits to my life. One of those benefits was that I got to attend Soapbox’s Feminist Camp. The camp had been something I had followed for years, but was not able to attend due to financial constraints. Thanks to my followers on my Tumblr dedicated to feminism I got many nominations to attend Soapbox’s Feminist Camp for free, and was chosen. I got to meet so …
Feminism | Posted by Julie Z on 05/21/2010
Recently, I’ve been thinking a lot about what it means to be a feminist. Well, not recently, I pretty much always think about that, but more specifically how I define feminism and how it carries through on this blog, in terms of what I post and what other people submit.
I started this blog under the impression that it would be a place for girls to share their opinions and experiences, their thoughts on feminism or just their thoughts on life in general. For me, the feminist aspect of this blog was less in the intricacies of the content of each post but more in the act of girls finding strength in their own voice and strength in a community. However, I want to be clear: I’m definitely not shying …