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Black women were the first people in whom I saw the concept of strength, beauty, intelligence and poise. As members of the black feminist movement, they are both underrepresented and misrepresented. Being raised by my mother and grandmother, I naturally formed some of the strongest bonds with black women, and that...

As a society, we seem to have this idea that feminists, or let me rephrase this—“real feminists”—have to reject all social constructs of feminine beauty. By this I mostly mean that any good feminist shouldn’t wear makeup, or trendy clothes or be bothered to shave. But the concept that a woman has to look, dress, act...

UH’s Student Feminist Organization has been meeting to promote gender equity, social justice and student success through weekly group discussions. In 2009, UH alumni Amanda Williams and Andrea Pratt founded SFO to inform and educate students about feminism. Their goal was to inspire members to abolish social...

Elizabeth Rodriguez/Photo by Emily Burleson|Cooglife Elizabeth Rodriguez, psychology sophomore “It could be anyone. It could be someone really tall or really short, someone who’s more big or more skinny. It could be anyone. It could be a guy, too. Guys believe in equal rights as well. Most people would think of women...

To some, the word feminist is an obsolete title like suffragette or abolitionist, but Celestina Billington, the president of UH’s Student Feminist Organization, wants you to think differently. Students voted SFO as the Best Student Organization this year, the org prides itself on inclusivity and tolerance. Since its...