Bobbie ArmstrongOn season 4 of the CW’s Supergirl, Nicole Maines plays Nia Nal, or Dreamer, a rookie Catco reporter and superhero that Kara Danvers (Supergirl) takes under her wing after seeing herself in Nia. But ...Continue reading
Marisa PieperWhen it comes to sex, there’s a lot of stigma surrounding it, women’s relationship to it, and we're definitely not taught to have sexual liberation. We’re culturally objectified, sluts if we enj...Continue reading
Jen GargIn a landmark ruling, India’s Supreme Court ruled that gay marriage is no longer a crime. In 2013, the supreme court ruled that gay marriage was an “unnatural offense” and upheld a colonial-era...Continue reading
Jen GargWe’ve all dreaded the “birds and the bees” talk from our parents. When the topic of our changing bodies comes up, we want to bury ourselves from embarrassment. And the sex education class we’v...Continue reading
Sarah BraddockWomen’s contraceptive methods are an extremely sensitive topic. Infringing on another’s right to do as they please with their body is inherently immoral. Keeping this idea in mind, when a woman em...Continue reading
When I was a little kid, I insisted on wearing ball gowns and glass slippers everywhere (luckily for my mom, who couldn’t really afford actual ball gowns, I agreed that sun dresses and...Continue reading
Bobbie ArmstrongThe CW has confirmed that a live-action Batwoman series is in the works, with DCU mega-producer Greg Berlanti heading the project. The character of Batwoman will be introduced to the Arrowverse via th...Continue reading
Sarah BraddockIt’s about time that women’s health becomes normalized in our day-to-day lives. No more hiding tampons, “she must be on her period” jokes, or hush-hush roundabouts to contraception. Thankfully...Continue reading
Mariel CarikerYou shouldn't watch "Nanette" just to laugh. This sounds counterintuitive, because it's a comedy special. Hannah Gadsby's first Netflix special is funny, don't get me wrong. But it transcends funny. T...Continue reading
Vaughan Jones“I think people are born bisexual, and it's just that our parents and society kind of veer us off into this feeling of 'Oh, I can't'. They say it's taboo. It's ingrained in our heads that it's bad, ...Continue reading
Bobbie ArmstrongJune has become a month-long LGBTQ celebration, with parades, events, and activism taking place all over the country. But there wasn’t always a month dedicated to LGBTQ pride.
On June 28th, 1969...Continue reading
Vaughan JonesThe 1980s represented a time of massive changes in the United States. A time of political unrest in the Soviet Union and Middle East, technological innovation around the world, and consumerism in the ...Continue reading
Metiza is an online publication and community created BY and FOR empowered young women, ready to inspire each other and change the world.