Meet Astrid Silva: A DREAMer speaking truth to power

By De’Liza Galimidi The act of faith has always been the part and parcel that has perpetuated Astrid Silva’s life to be nothing short of awe-inspiring. The 25-year-old chuckles as she says “I’m too optimistic.” But these qualities of faith and optimism seem to be the driving forces through all of Silva’s great challenges as…

Slut Riot: On the intersection of shaming, rape culture, and patriarchy

What a fantastic Sluts Week we’ve been having during our SLUT RIOT! We’ve had intense conversation generated from thought-provoking and sometimes controversial guest posts — here and on Facebook and twitter. We’ve looked at it from different angles. We’ve poked a stick at so much slut-shaming with photos and a Big Slut Riot Music Video.…