my feminist book guide

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Ever since I really got into social science books, I’ve noticed how similar a lot of them are. That being said, I recently finished the 600+ page, Second Sex by Simone de Beauvoir. It’s become one of my favorite books, but if it hadn’t been for one of my teachers, I never would’ve read it. The feminist genre is so pervasive in topics and subtopics, this is meant to make things a little clearer. I love reading books, I love writing about books, so this seemed like the perfect post. If you have any recommendations, feel free to leave a comment below.

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the progressive state of school

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After one week of high school, I’ve already noticed how far the school systems have come. To some, schools are just places to get a mandatory education. With the new progressiveness of schools, it has become more. I thought of how far it has come. From technology usage to the social progress of institutions itself. In the news we see the awful things happening in schools, and now I can finally see proof that local schools are paying attention. They are actively trying to do something. Let me know if your school is progressive in the comments! 

 

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my september bullet journal

 

 

A new month, new bullet journal spread. I got a bigger bullet journal, after finishing my last one at the end of summer. This has more room, which is perfect for the school year and my long to-do lists. The general layout stayed the same, but the theme this month was just a bunch of cloud doodles. I kept it minimalistic and clean. If you have a bullet journal, feel free to ask questions or leave a link in the comments! 

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my feminist movie list

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Are you a feminist who likes watching movies but get’s tired of the same sexist movie tropes? I love movies, mainly older ones, but sometimes the ideas shown get me so angry, I have trouble enjoying the movie. I did a feminist book list which a lot of you said was really helpful. There are also some tv shows included! Anyway, here are some movies that are feminist/activist friendly and are sure to empower.

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what’s going on with fast fashion pt 3

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The last post of the short series, part three! You might have already read the first 2, but here is my little spiel and description: We all say we want to help the environment, but that means more than just buying a trendy reusable straw. One of the biggest contributing factors some of the worlds most prominent problems has to do with fashion. As much as it pains me to say, the fashion world is flawed. Fast fashion, worker rights, non-inclusivity, racial stigma, and so much more. While I will definitely expand on those topics in future posts, today I’m talking about fast fashion. In this 3 post series, I’m going to explore what it is, why it’s important, what you can do, and how you can do it. Get ready for part 3, where I’m going to discuss how you can change your lifestyle and what you can do to help! If you haven’t read part 1 or 2, it will make more sense so CLICK HERE and HERE!

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my august bullet journal!

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There’s nothing like a good old bullet journal spread post to get you ready for a new month. The theme is a simple version of a book theme and has the same color palette throughout the entire spread. I kept things pretty simple, other than a few of the doodles. It’s also one of the shorter spreads, in terms of time, that I’ve done.  Click Here to see all of my other bullet journal spreads!

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stop saying sorry

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Yes, that’s me when I was 5. The point is, as females, we are raised from a young age, by society,  in a world where we automatically feel guilty for everything. As women, we are more inclined to say sorry for things that we aren’t even at fault for. That all the bad things can somehow to be tied back to our actions. When we say sorry, we give up our power. We relinquish it to the person at fault, who will now feel entitled to do as they want. In this post, I’m going to explore why females say sorry and how you should own yourself. I’ve read so many articles an essays about this topic, which is what initially got me interested. At the bottom of the post, there are links to websites and articles I enjoyed and recommend!

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what’s going on with fast fashion pt 2

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Okay, if you’ve read part 1 you’ve seen this, but here’s the small spiel: We all say we want to help the environment, but that means more than just buying a trendy reusable straw. One of the biggest contributing factors some of the worlds most prominent problems has to do with fashion. As much as it pains me to say, the fashion world is flawed. Fast fashion, worker rights, non-inclusivity, racial discrimination, and so much more. While I will definitely expand on those topics in future posts, today I’m talking about fast fashion. In this 3 post series, I’m going to explore what it is, why it’s important, what you can do, and how you can do it. Get ready for part 2, where I’m going to talk about workers rights and fast fashion’s environmental impact! If you haven’t read part 1, it will make a lot more sense so CLICK HERE!

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a feminist-activist booklist​

 

 

As I’ve mentioned, many obnoxious times, I decided to read a lot this summer. I figured that during the school year I wouldn’t be able to read the books I really wanted to. Taking advantage of this time, I’m reading books that I really want to. These are books, that have given me different perspectives on things, given me new role models, and have helped shape my views as a feminist. I’ll leave links to the books, but I also recommend checking out your local used books stores. A few of these books I found at used books stores, for cheap and still good quality.  I also really like book recommendations, so feel free to leave them down in the comments.

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why writing about what you care about is important

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You may have already noticed how this blog is changing. While it may have seemed abrupt, it’s actually something I’ve been thinking about for a while. I wasn’t excited to write and now I am. I found what matters to me, not that what I used to write about didn’t matter to me, I’ve just refocused on something else. The break I took and lack of motivation made me realize how important writing about what matters to you is.

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what’s going on with fast fashion pt 1

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We all say we want to help the environment, but that means more than just buying a trendy reusable straw. One of the biggest contributing factors some of the worlds most prominent problems has to do with fashion. As much as it pains me to say, the fashion world is flawed. Fast fashion, worker rights, non-inclusivity, racial stigma, and so much more. While I will definitely expand on those topics in future posts, today I’m talking about fast fashion. In this 3 post series, I’m going to explore what it is, why it’s important, what you can do, and how you can do it. Get ready for part 1 which is all about the basis of everything and some important things to know!

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let’s talk body positivity

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I’m constantly trying to uplift my friends, the people around me, and myself. Attempting to boost confidence and promote body positivity. Whether it’s complimenting a friend’s outfit or owning my own body by wearing a crop top. This post is all about body positivity, owning your body, uplifting others, some motivational quotes, and so much more.

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my may bullet journal spread, pinterest themed!

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Hello Everyone! I’m so excited for this spread because it was by far my favorite bullet journal spread I’ve ever done. I used Pinterest to find inspiration for these pages after developing a color scheme. The core colors are a few shades of blue, a bright red, a light pink, and grey. I definitely did not keep it minimalistic. After determining that I wanted to make this month extra special, I decided to start early. This took a lot more time than my usual spreads, although if you do want to see those posts, keep reading to the end for all of those links. Enjoy!

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My April Bullet Journal!

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Hello Everyone! It’s that time again, the start of a new month and bullet journal spread! I went with a very very spring-flower theme, just to get me in the mood for spring. Winter is my favorite season, but it is ending and this bullet journal spread is my way of accepting that. I still really love how this turned out. Comment down below if you bullet journal or any questions you might have. 

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My March Bullet Journal Spread! stars, zodiac, space and more!

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Hello Everyone! I am soooo excited about this post because this is probably my favorite spread I’ve ever done. At the end of February, my bullet journal ran out of space, so I ordered a new one and set it up. I’ll post an overview of the bullet journal set up on my Instagram, but this post is about my March Monthly spread. In the past, I used regular lined notes books, but this is my first time using a dotted book. (and I love it so much more btw).  If you want to know any of the specific tools I used or have any questions,  let me know it the comments. Enjoy!

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7 Things You NEED to Know About Feminism

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Hello Everyone! Being a feminist and educating people about feminism and equal rights has become a really big part of my life. I talk about it a lot, outside of my blog, and it’s a major part of my life and me. I’ve been thinking about bringing it to this blog more, because I only talk about it on holidays + special occasions. There are so many common misconceptions surrounding feminism, and this post will (hopefully) clear things up. Get ready, because this is going to be a long, informative, maybe even empowering blog post! Yay EQUALITY! Enjoy!

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My August Bullet Journal, Coffee, Doodles, and More!

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Hello Everyone! August has officially started, which means my BUJO has started. I had to start a new journal, because I completely filled up my last one. This spread took a lot of effort and time, but I’m so happy with the result. I’m going to show the beginning of the journal, and my August spread. And are we surprised that it’s coffee themed? I hope this gives some inspiration to you guys! Keep reading to the end to see what supplies I use! Enjoy!

 

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