The Paisano

Choose your battles if you are a woman

Serena Williams playing tennis

Kimiya Factory

September 19, 2018

“He’s never taken a game from a man because they said ‘thief.’ For me it blows my mind. But, I’m going to continue to fight for women.” said Serena Williams, after she called out a tennis umpire for sexism during a match. Racking up $17,000 in fees for game violations, Williams “lost it”...

Hip Hop’s misogyny problem

Hip Hop's misogyny problem

Caroline Traylor

April 18, 2016

Being a woman who loves hip-hop is the ultimate internal conflict. While it is by far my favorite genre of music, sometimes it feels like I’m in a toxic relationship with hip-hop. At the beginning of the relationship things were exciting, meaningful and provocative; but somewhere along the way the...