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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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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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The Forgotten Victims of Trump’s Post Election

Emma Wall – New York, NY

I could constantly post about every tweet, statement and action Trump does that offends me, but instead I’ll explain how and why Donald J. Trump representing the United States of America is triggering for one in 71 men and one in five women, including myself.

(Trigger Warning: rape, sexual assault) Continue reading “The Forgotten Victims of Trump’s Post Election”

5 Ways to Support the Women’s March from Afar

By Lauren Linhard – moxie.lauren@gmail.com

Thousands of women are making plans across the U.S. to travel to D.C. on January 21 for the Women’s March on Washington. It’s a day for women of every background to come together with a bold message for the Trump Administration – women’s rights are human rights.

As incredible as the march is shaping up to be, not everyone has the means or availability to attend. But don’t worry! Here are five ways you can take action from home to support the Women’s March on Washington. Continue reading “5 Ways to Support the Women’s March from Afar”

Will the Real Rosie Please Stand Up?

By Lauren Linhard – moxie.lauren@gmail.com

Rosie the Riveter is one of the most prominent images representing the women’s right’s movement throughout history. Originally designed as a poster to encourage women to join the workforce during World War II, Rosie has continued to inspire the “We Can Do It” attitude for generations as women fight for equality.

But who is Rosie? And where exactly did that iconic polka dot bandanna come from? Continue reading “Will the Real Rosie Please Stand Up?”

Three Policies Bound for Change in Trump Administration

By Alexis Cheney – @akcheney

Now that Americans have elected a president who has sexually assaulted women, feminists are wondering one thing: How will Trump’s presidency impact women’s rights? Since Trump promised to amend the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare), which covers birth control for women, many women are rushing to the Gynecologist for IUDs. Are women right to worry that Trump’s election will impede their access to birth control? How – exactly – will Trump’s election impact women’s rights and how can you take stand? Continue reading “Three Policies Bound for Change in Trump Administration”

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