Conway’s “Postfeminism”: Misconceptions In Modern Feminism
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Conway’s “Postfeminism”: Misconceptions In Modern Feminism

DISCLAIMER: All of the views expressed in this article are solely my own, and do not represent the entirety of the staff at VocaLady Magazine. The beginning of this new presidency has been littered with headlines, sensationalism, and changing attitudes towards cultural norms. While Donald Trump makes his own headlines, his staff is forging onward … Continue reading

Let’s Turn Social Media Activism into Real Activism in 2017
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Let’s Turn Social Media Activism into Real Activism in 2017

Social media has proven itself to be a powerful instigator of social and political action. Take DeRay Mckesson, for example. Alongside other activists like Johnetta Elzie, Mckesson has utilized platforms like Twitter and Instagram to ignite discussions and critiques surrounding civil rights issues. However, these leaders haven’t just sat behind their keyboards. They have been … Continue reading

VocaLady’s 2016 Hall of Fame
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VocaLady’s 2016 Hall of Fame

Collaborated on by Delaney Ratsky, Kelsey Ferrara, Chelsea Cirruzzo, Magdalene Bedi, Hanna Yowell, and Mycah Hazel. A lot of people did incredible things this year, overcoming challenges and rising to the occasion–from standing for sexual assault survivors to protesting at Standing Rock. VocaLady Magazine is highlighting our favorite folks who did great things this year: Lady Gaga … Continue reading

6 Influential Moments from Journalism in 2016
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6 Influential Moments from Journalism in 2016

There’s a lot to be said about the media in 2016, but regardless of what anyone thinks about journalists, there’s no denying their power in storytelling. Journalists this year have covered elections, terrorist attacks, the Olympics, the deaths of legends like Muhammad Ali and Prince, the Brexit, the destruction and terror in Aleppo, the protests … Continue reading

Trump Filed a Complaint to Stop Michigan’s Vote Recount. Here Are the Highlights.
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Trump Filed a Complaint to Stop Michigan’s Vote Recount. Here Are the Highlights.

In the past several days, Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein raised money and filed papers for vote recounts in Michigan, Pennsylvania, and Wisconsin (all swing states). As a candidate, Stein had the standing to bring the results into question, and these states provided crucial electoral votes that solidified Trump’s electoral win, even as Clinton maintains … Continue reading

Pence & Hamilton: An American Distraction
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Pence & Hamilton: An American Distraction

Last Friday, Vice President-elect Mike Pence took time from his busy schedule (which this author can only imagine consists namely of monitoring his running mate’s Twitter use) to see the pop culture phenomenon that is Hamilton: An American Musical. The cast took notice and Brandon Victor Dixon (aka Aaron Burr) addressed Pence personally: “We, sir, we … Continue reading