Art by Aliya Edwards If feminism is advocating for equality of rights and opportunity between genders, then it is easy to say that everyone should be a feminist. Many men at Pepperdine and beyond agree, labeling themselves as feminists and hoping to contribute to a cultural change. Nonetheless, some men believe that fourth-wave feminism has overstepped its … [Read more...] about The Other Side: Can Men Be Feminists?
Photos by Lindsey Sullivan The Southern California Egalitarian Worship Project recently marked its first complete year of worship services, since beginning in August 2017. Members of several Churches of Christ churches in the area came together to create SCEWP to offer women who are interested opportunities to lead and serve in worship services. Meetings are held about once … [Read more...] about SCEWP Elevates Women to Lead
Art by Peau PorotesanoIn this day and age, it’s tempting to think that men and women are equal in most aspects of society. Women have made tremendous strides over the past 60-plus years, and I enjoy many more rights and opportunities today than my mother or grandmother before me did. While these hard-won accomplishments should certainly be lauded, it is critical to note … [Read more...] about Embrace Female Leadership
Art by Christine Nelson Full disclosure: I am a feminist. You may have picked that up from the title, but I'm saying it again, because it's an incredibly important part of my identity. It's right up there with being a Christian and being a filmmaker in ways that I identify myself. And since it's so important to me, I have a tendency to talk about it. A lot. Some people … [Read more...] about Why the Feminism Talk Can’t Stop
Art by Peau Porotesano Most know that women worldwide battle eating disorders. Some may know that men can experience eating disorders as well, but since male eating disorders don't seem as prevalent, the conversation surrounding them isn't prevalent either. But in contrast to common belief, approximately 10 million men in the U.S. suffer from eating disorders, according … [Read more...] about An Obsession With Diet and Fitness Can Be Harmful