Hello people of the world and beyond! My name is Amy Cruz, new Gender+Women’s Studies Major! I want to tell you about my Activist project for the wonderful class, Feminist Activism. Here’s some background: I have anxiety and depression. It is hard to me to speak out or speak up, let alone get out of bed sometimes. Taking part in Activism is hard for me.
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For our project we decided that we’d find a way to inform other people on what feminism and activism were since before this gender women’s studies class we ourselves barely knew anything on the subject. In order to do this we created a blog that was aimed to get the word out about Feminism and activism to the people that were just like us. Instead of starting big, we decided to start simple and get the word out to people in the athletic community, other students who had never taken a gender women’s studies class before, and other people that we knew were misguided on the meaning of feminism. We thought that since people our age are good with social media we should create a blog so that it was easy to relate it to them. We wrote blog posts on what the stereotypes of feminism is, we included a youtube clip of Lady Gaga talking about the subject, and many more. We told people about our blog as well Continue reading