Re-branding Feminism

By Noort Bakx

‘’I’m not a feminist, but…’’. Fill in the dots. You do care about women’s right? Apparently, that doesn’t make you a feminist anymore. Hence the sentence ‘’I’m not a feminist, but…’’. Cause straight forward calling yourself a feminist is a no go. Feminism is a dirty word. Not sexy. Feminism has gotten a certain stigma and stereotypical association that makes most women and girls rather stay away from it. Afraid to be associated with it, women just don’t. Feminism has as some say, an image problem.

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LFL – Leave the lace off the field

By Sonja Nikcevic

A couple of days ago, I learned about something called the Lingerie League. Now, because I honestly hope that you don’t know what it is, I’ll explain.

It’s tackle football (or what Americans think football is, then simplified, with no field goals or punts), played by women, 7 on 7, in very specific uniforms. They consist of what you’d expect on an NFL field – shoulder pads, elbow pads, knee pads, garters, bras, and panties. You heard right garters, bras, and panties. I didn’t mix sports uniforms up with strip club uniforms, they just seemed to have magically combined to create the most degrading thing ever. To both women and sports.

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They even have numbers, how convenient!

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