CLARITY has arrived

  After several long months of hard labor, our child -- the 2017 issue of The Femellectual, "CLARITY" -- has emerged unto this world. We would like to thank all of our contributors for their art, our intern staff for their hard work, and Dr. Durrell Callier and Dr. Tammy Brown for their workshops. Pick … Continue reading CLARITY has arrived

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Over Two Million Snowflakes

This does not even begin to represent all who were covered in snow last weekend; this represents just one perspective—a perspective that is uniquely mine.   “Damn right, we're snowflakes. Winter is coming.” You are always in a state of emergency—the air is so cold that you cannot feel your heart beating, but you know … Continue reading Over Two Million Snowflakes

A Call to White Women who Fear a Trump Presidency

  Tuesday night, I watched a blue and mostly red map of my country in horror. Sitting with fellow Democrats in a Hillary Clinton campaign office, to-be celebratory bottles of wine turned into coping mechanisms. Florida flashed red on the TV map, and I walked out into the cold to smoke the third cigarette of … Continue reading A Call to White Women who Fear a Trump Presidency

5 TED Talks From 5 Inspiring Women You Need In Your Life

  It’s that point in the semester where classes are in full swing, professors are mercilessly peddling along toward Spring Break, and warmer temperatures have us gazing out the window instead of studying. However, next time you’re searching for a little respite from the daily grind look no further than a balanced, informative TED Talk. … Continue reading 5 TED Talks From 5 Inspiring Women You Need In Your Life

Art for Healing, Politics, and Feminism in Bosnia

TW: rape, violence --- The atrocities of the Bosnian War, namely the brutal rape of as many as 50,000 women, still scar the country and its people. In spite of a remaining misogynistic climate, artists are using their creative works to push for LGBTQ+ rights and women's equality. Jušić is an artist in Sarajevo depicting … Continue reading Art for Healing, Politics, and Feminism in Bosnia