Artists and activists on Instagram to follow for your daily reminder of how amazing women are
Today is International Women’s Day. Every year March 8th is a day to celebrate the accomplishments of women and look to for ways to further our quest for equality. This year’s celebration is particularly special, as the Women’s March has organized A Day Without A Woman event.
Whether you’re staying home from work today or participating in another way, everyone can use some feminist inspiration in their lives. Instagram is full of accounts that are empowering women every day, and we’ve gathered some of the best to help remind you how brave, powerful and fierce women can be.
Booth’s drawings about everyday life as a woman are utterly relatable.
Luvvie’s one of the funniest writers around on the intersection between politics, race and feminism. What’s extra awesome? Her book I’m Judging You is a New York Times bestseller and was just optioned as a show by Shonda Rhimes.
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I am an intuitive person who for years and years stifled her gut – especially when my gut said "stay away from that person/situation/place" – because I was worried I was wrong or paranoid or "just being difficult." Some of that was sexist gender education which taught me that unless it's a happy feeling, it's a wrong feeling. Some of that was trauma from having been parentified in childhood, which taught me that it was ok for people who were supposed to protect and love me to also hurt and use me. Intuitive people with trauma often have difficulty trusting ourselves, but our bodies hold sacred knowledge. Listen ♡
Self-proclaimed “fat feminist” and founder of the #losehatenotweight movement, Tovar’s writings will help you feel the self-love every day.
Andrew’s drawings are beautiful, emotional and honest, and will make you wonder if she’s secretly reading your mind.
Breakup a feed that’s filled with food and pictures of your friends’ kids with posts from Feministastic. Their bite-sized memes about feminism are a great way to educate yourself and others.
Witt speaks openly about difficult issues surrounding race and feminism. Her Self Care Sunday column is a great read for anyone who identifies as a woman.
Callaghan draws pictures of women doing everything things, like taking out the trash or hanging out with friends. Her comic book style illustrations show these everyday women as they really are — total badasses.
Feminist Voice will fill your feed with diverse images and memes promoting social and racial justice.
Holliday’s a mom, model, feminist and body positivity activist. Her hair always looks amazing, and her posts will inspire you to embrace yourself as you are.
A photographer with an amazing eye, Collins specializes in capturing women in all their glorious forms.