This Is Why I Get So Angry When You Insult Hillary Clinton

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By Jillian Stacia

The personal is political. This is one of the most commonly recognized feminist arguments. It highlights the connection between what goes on in a woman’s personal life and the current political infrastructure. Essentially, it means that you are not alone- that what you go through on a day to day, moment by moment basis is not something to ignore or discredit, because it’s not just “your problem”. It’s not individual, it’s collective. It’s a call for the government to defend and reflect the values and needs of women in the same way it defends and reflects the values and needs of men.

But with this election, I’m learning that the reverse is also true. Not only is the personal political, but the political is also incredibly personal. Continue reading

7 Items That Should Be On Your Autumn Wish List

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By Becky

Autumn seems to have snuck up on many of us this year. I know some people feel sad to say goodbye to the summer months but there’s certainly a silver lining. The other morning, I woke up and really felt the crispy air, even though the sun was shining brightly. It made me think about changing up the wardrobe from summer to winter and planning for the colder months ahead. With that in mind, I began browsing the new autumn collections and was pleasantly surprised at how much was going into my basket! Here’s seven items that definitely should be on your wish list this autumn: Continue reading