All posts tagged in women

  • May 21, 2017By Ariel Zedric

    Spoken word is a word-based performance art that focuses on voice inflection along with diction. Recently, there has been a large push for spoken word poetry with YouTube channels like  Button Poetry and a plethora of other recorded performances. Due to the fact the audience can hear the emotion in the presenter’s voice, spoken word is extremely

  • May 15, 2017By Daniela Romero

    Intipucá, El Salvador – 1981 Gabriella inhaled sharply, as the tropical breeze blew her long black hair around her face. She squinted up at the house she had known for 16 years ago, and the life she was about to leave behind. Her mother was yelling nearby, trying to get her grandchildren in order as she

  • April 30, 2017By Mariah Flores

    Imagine: The world as you know it is about to end…or so young Ginger thinks in the 2013 coming-of-age indie movie Ginger & Rosa, directed by Sally Potter, which stars Elle Fanning (Ginger) and Alice Englert (Rosa).   Anti-Cold War campaigns in London begin to clash with the sexual revolution of the 1960s. Everyone is

  • April 21, 2017By Sarah Kearns

    Samera Paz is breaking boundaries in each and every way. From creating art out of menstrual blood to founding an organization for female empowerment, Paz has shown how young individuals can make a difference on both a local and global level. The 22-year-old activist sat down with Affinity to give insight into how she is

  • April 19, 2017By Eve Clark

    You’ve seen these characters before. They may be that girl in that popular new YA novel, or the lone female character in an action movie. Kick-ass, tough, and witty, the strong female character takes no sh*t from anybody. So why do I have a problem with strong women, you may ask? I don’t. I have

  • April 7, 2017By Fayra Farinna

    Everyone seems to know what we should be and what makes one a woman. Everyone thinks that a woman either physically looks like worn out sheets in burnt out Soho, eye bags decorated on each eye like designer bags in the last seasons. Either you’re in your 30s to 40s; a woman is never measured

  • March 29, 2017By Syafira Angelina

    The date 19th of April 2017 is a released date for ‘Kartini’, an Indonesian movie about a woman named R.A. Kartini, a daughter from a noble family. But, who is she and why Indonesian women should watch it? Who is Kartini? The date 21st of April always on the back of every Indonesian women’s mind.

  • March 29, 2017By Elisabeth Schmeissner

    In honor of Women’s History Month, I would like to talk about my absolute favorite badass Disney Princess and strong female role model, Mulan. Growing up, I loved Disney Princesses like mostly everyone else my age. They all told stories and taught history in a way that appealed to children, and I loved the creativity

  • March 25, 2017By Simra Mariam

    She is a woman of God and stature, weaving through the cobblestone streets with her brightly colored scarf prominent amongst the crowd. Grace and humility cling to her like a luxurious fragrance, turning heads in silent awe. Her eyes are a mystery, fierce and determined. She is a rose among thorns, a beauty to behold. She