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It Happens Here: Street Harassment and Violence in the “Southern Part of Heaven”

As members of the senior class have begun to mentally prepare for that fateful day in May, many of us have started waxing poetic about the Chapel Hill icons we [...]

How Feminism Shaped My Life

When I think about feminism, I think of the women who have shaped who I am today. I grew up in a socially conservative Latino household, where my dad was - [...]

Why UNC Gets Involved with Title IX

For the past year, much of our campus has been engaged in a major dialogue about the implications of Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972. Title IX [...]

UNC, It’s Time You Heard About… The Empowerment of a Women’s and Gender Studies Education

Public attacks against the Women’s & Gender Studies (WGST) curriculum at UNC and other institutions charged that these programs are unable to produce [...]

Who Needs Feminism?

Alerted by social media that the UNC chapter of Omega Phi Beta sorority was undertaking a Who Needs Feminism photo shoot in the fall of 2012, I walked to the [...]

Finding Feminism at Carolina

Gloria Steinem is the founder of Ms. Magazine. Betty Friedan is the author of “The Feminine Mystique” and founder of the National Organization for Women. [...]

Calling Out Cat-Callers

The Siren's Photo Campaign to Stop Street Harassment: How Street Harassment Hurts People and What You Can Do To Help The widespread and insidious nature of [...]