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What Adele Can Teach Us About Being Intersectional Feminists

Becka Wall – @beckawall

During Sunday night’s GRAMMYs ceremony, Adele won the title of “Album of the Year” for her album “25.” While Adele’s album was AMAZING, and certainly deserved much of the accolade it received, this felt like a major snub to Beyonce’s “Lemonade” – her album from 2016 that was part music, part feature-length film and 100 percent a creative, groundbreaking work of art.

In her acceptance speech, Adele acknowledged this. She did so without denigrating her own art – which was also worthy and important of recognition. How did she do this?

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Women’s March Organizers Call for Strike

By Lauren Linhard – moxie.lauren@gmail.com

What would it be like if women across the United States threw up their hands and said they weren’t going to stand for unequal treatment anymore? How would it affect the economy? How would it affect industry progress? The organizers of the Women’s March plan to find out.

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Get your “She Persisted” Sticker!

On Tuesday night, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell unwittingly gave the feminist movement a new battle cry when he tried to silence Senator Elizabeth Warren on the Senate floor, who was protesting Jeff Sessions’ nomination to fill the position of Attorney General. “She was warned. She was given an explanation,” he said. “Nevertheless, she persisted.”

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Hear ‘Em Ring: Voices of the Women’s March

By Alexis Cheney – @akcheney

The march may be over, but the messages which rang throughout the country on January 21 continue to reverberate, expressing the pain of racism and the violation of human rights. Even more though, we still hear the hope that these voices hold the power to shatter oppression.

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#WorthIt: Cookbooks that will make you want to cook more

Becka Wall – @beckawall

I LOVE to eat and I love to cook. Don’t you love when your hobbies go hand-in-hand like that? Not to brag, but I have a fairly impressive collection of cookbooks – and the ones below have become my go-to for recipes perfect for every occasion., They encouraged me to cook more and eat healthier – or at the very least, add whole wheat flour to my brownies. 😉

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Moxie Cofounder Featured on Not Another Millennial Blog

Our own cofounder, Becka Wall, shared her experience at the Women’s March on Washington with Not Another Millennial Blog. Check out what she had to say here.

 

5 Top 10s of 2016

By Alexis Cheney – @akcheney

Before we get too caught up in 2017 – already a busy year as far as history is concerned – let’s take a look back at a few top 10s of last year. After all, shaping the future is impossible without learning from the past (just got super deep there).

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10 Awesome Posters from the March

Bullshit Sanctimony Remains a Bipartisan Issue

Nick Nelson – Alexandria, VA

Something I have always prided myself on, especially as I advance further into adulthood, is personal growth. I believe it to be incredibly important to regularly take stock of yourself, see what you’re doing right, note what you’re doing wrong and evaluate how each of those factors fit into your life.

In doing that, I realize I’ve often made some bad choices as it relates to my personal belief systems, specifically my politics. There was one incident in particular that really sticks out as, “Yeah, Nick, you blew this one.” Let me elaborate.

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