Often, when we point out ways in which we are marginalized or oppressed, we are told that we’re being a “killjoy,” or that we’re “lecturing people.” But how are we supposed to make change unless we point out things that are unfair and annoying? By Kristen Cochrane. Continue reading “A Love Letter to Feminist Killjoys, Angry Black Women, Unhappy Queers, and Melancholic Migrants”
Kristen Cochrane talks to Anna Collins about The Period Power Project, a collective of women working to bring menstrual cups to a town in Columbia.
Main image of the Period Power girls, by Hayley Elsaesser.
Angela Davis is a radical political activist, philosopher, scholar, and author. She was hugely influential in the civil rights movement of the 1960s, as a leader of the Communist Party USA and a member of the Black Panther Party. Since today is her birthday (she turns 72!), Kristen Cochrane reminds us why she’s such a bad bitch. Continue reading “Happy Birthday Angela Davis! 7 Reasons Why We Love Her”