Posts tagged activism
Fifteen Post-Election Action Steps

On November 9, I awoke to a really bad hangover and hundreds of messages from women all over the world. While many of those messages were incredibly angry, they were also hopeful. These women recognized that we had a bullhorn we could use and our community, 2,000-strong, could be an army for change. Though the election might have been over, our work was just beginning. The day after the election was devastating, to be sure. But it also may have been the most empowered I’d ever felt in my life.

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The Uncomfortable Truths Beyonce + Solange Made Us Confront in 2016

In a year where every norm, tradition, and expectation has been turned on its head, it has become difficult to determine how we got here, and also, how exactly we should move forward. This year has been rough, really rough, but if nothing else, 2016 has forced us all to examine who we are and what we value. 

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