Category: The Fem Column

The Feminist Faction of The Fifth Column.

Liberal Silence on Transgender Violence

For the last few days, we’ve seen the headlines about Randy Stair and his murderous rampage all over our news feeds. We’ve learned about Stair’s bizarre obsession with a Nickelodeon cartoon character. We’ve learned about his unapologetic admissions of racist,…

The Media’s Construction of the Feminist

By now, we’ve all seen that tragic Pepsi commercial featuring Kendall Jenner: the great, white, soda-wielding savior. If relief from police brutality only required a can of Pepsi, we have to wonder why those silly, social justice warriors didn’t just…

Birth of a Radical Feminist

(TFC) – I reached my peak-trans moment at the same time I was done being a Liberal. It occurred several days after I marched in the Woman’s March January 21, 2017, shortly after Donald Trump’s inauguration. Being a dedicated Democratic Liberal,…

Iraq: Strengthen Domestic Violence Bill

Iraq (HRW) – Increase Protections for Victims; Set Penalties for Abusers The Iraqi parliament should set penalties for the crime of domestic violence, remove provisions that prioritize reconciliation over justice, and improve victim protections in a domestic violence bill, Human Rights…