The Women's Studies Dropout

A blog where feminist friends continue their class discussions



Guilt, Fear, and Resolve

Last month, I wrote about my transformation to the liberation perspective after viewing several panel discussions presented at the All About Women Festival 2015.  Since then, I've been stewing on another major theme from the event: how the patriarchal system... Continue Reading →


Does ignoring trolls actually stop trolling? What realities does this create for women online?

I (haphazardly) follow the work of outspoken and feminist writer Lindy West.  West recently published a thought-provoking piece about ‘trolling’ and its effect on her.  West sums up her experience thusly: “I’m a writer and a woman and a feminist,... Continue Reading →

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