Be comfortable with yourself

By: Abrena Rowe ~Opinions and Editorials Editor~ Friendly reminder: You are under no obligation to look pretty. If you personally feel the need to dress to the nines everywhere you go, that’s completely fine. The moment you start dressing for other people because you feel like you are obligated to do so, that’s when issues arise. Typically, our society expects women to dress to impress. We are expected to look flawless during every moment of the day. The pressures that come with this mindset can associate a woman’s self-worth with her appearance and how others react to her look. I’m … Continue reading Be comfortable with yourself

Responding to “HeForShe”

Women must set an example of respect I am a feminist, and there’s no way around that completely irrevocable fact. There are three things that bring me to this conclusion about myself – my strong opinions about women’s rights, my belief that gender inequality is a real problem and my desire to feel comfortable in my own body, no matter the circumstance. Though all of these issues are close to my heart, it is the last one that has been weighing on me most heavily in recent months. With the growth of the #YesAllWomen and #HeForShe campaigns on Twitter, I’ve … Continue reading Responding to “HeForShe”