This One’s for the Girls: The Madison Women’s Expo

Written and Photographed by Sam Georgson, Contributing Writer The Madison Women’s Expo is an exciting and action-packed two-day event chock-full of female empowerment. This year was the 19th annual Women’s Expo, and the event is ever-growing. Brava Magazine, a local monthly publication that highlights Madison-area … Continue readingThis One’s for the Girls: The Madison Women’s Expo

“I Write for Myself”: An Interview with Roxane Gay

by Lauren Sklba, Contributing Writer Since the release of her latest book, Difficult Women, in January, Roxane Gay has been on the road. Writer of the New York Times bestselling essay collection Bad Feminist and a Purdue professor, she stopped by Madison Tuesday evening to kick off the WUD Publications Lit … Continue reading“I Write for Myself”: An Interview with Roxane Gay

Plus Size Shopping: Black Shouldn’t Be Your Only Option

by Leah Voskuil, Lifestyle Editorial Assistant When all of your friends are a size six or smaller, shopping together can be an emotionally exhausting pity party. If you are like me, nestled comfortably in the double digits, you will find yourself buried in the accessories section. After all, there … Continue readingPlus Size Shopping: Black Shouldn’t Be Your Only Option

Simone de Beauvoir: A Feminist Thinker Before Her Time

by Claire Hornacek, Contributing Writer French writer, philosopher and feminist Simone de Beauvoir remains relatively unknown in the United States, but her influence is far-reaching. Considered by some to be the mother of modern feminist thinking, de Beauvoir wrote Le Deuxième Sexe (The Second Sex), … Continue readingSimone de Beauvoir: A Feminist Thinker Before Her Time