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#MaybeHeDoesn’tHitYou & The Importance of Internet Activism

By Christina Tudor May 25, 2016

The hashtag MaybeHeDoesn’tHitYou was started by Afro-Latina artist and writer Zahira Kelly to raise awareness of abuse that isn’t physical or visible. From there, hundreds of women shared their stories...

Let’s Redefine How We Teach Young Girls Body Acceptance and Confidence: A Response to Discovery Girls Magazine

By Christina Tudor May 10, 2016
Christina responds to an article in Discovery Girls Magazine called "Which Swimsuit Best Suits You" that promotes negative body image and beauty standards for young girls.

The Benefit of Being Bored

By Christina Tudor May 3, 2016

I am currently sitting on my bed starting and restarting this blog post. Blogging, writing, putting words and my feelings down on a page is something I’m good at, something I love. So, why is this...

Prioritizing Self-Care Over Productivity

By Christina Tudor March 30, 2016

Hello there blog, How’s it going? I’m sorry I’ve been MIA from you all. I’ve been thinking about writing every day but have needed the break. I feel like my creativity and energy...

The Value of Not Knowing Anything

By Christina Tudor January 27, 2016

Hello beautiful people. I’m back and writing to you on a couch in my new apartment…in London. Did I say I was moving to London for a little bit to study abroad? Well, I moved to London for a couple...

Being Different: Some Thoughts on Being “The Activist”

By Christina Tudor November 30, 2015

A few weeks ago, I was on the phone with my Dad we were talking about an altercation I’d gotten into with someone via Facebook on the importance of saying #BlackLivesMatter vs. #AllLivesMatter and he...

Some Thoughts on Coming Home

By Christina Tudor October 19, 2015

I apologize for the small hiatus I took from writing, midterms were rough ya’ll and I really needed the break to recharge. Let’s move on now to some quick life-updates now that I'm backing from...

My Planned Parenthood Story

By Christina Tudor September 14, 2015
Christina Tudor shares her Planned Parenthood story in light of the recent attacks against the organization. Her story begins in September 2013 and continues into the present as Planned Parenthood continues to be the catalyst for her activism.

One Year Later: Some Reflections

By Christina Tudor September 11, 2015

Around this time a year ago I received some pretty distressing news. I’ve alluded to this on this blog in the past, but I’ve never really gotten specific. And I don’t plan to get specific—it’s...

Let’s Talk About Activist Burnout

By Christina Tudor July 28, 2015

Hi there, blog. Do you remember me? I’ve missed you. I really have. Each day I tell myself I want to blog. I tell myself that today will be the day that I post. I have lists of blog ideas...

The American Constitution Society Convention: A Reflection

By Christina Tudor June 26, 2015

This blog post was originally posted here on youngpeoplefor.org About a week ago I walked twenty five minutes to the closest Forever 21 in pursuit of a professional-looking jacket at a reasonable price....

A Letter to my Eighteen-Year-Old Self

By Christina Tudor June 22, 2015

I've officially graduated from high school two years ago. Here are some thoughts that I'd like to share with my eighteen-year-old self.  Dear Eighteen-Year-Old Christina, Congratulations, you’ve...

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