You don’t need us to tell you that times are definitely a-changing. But there is a silver lining to all this political unrest. Women are banding together to promote female empowerment more than ever, and the presence of the feminist movement on social media is stronger than ever.
Sure, we’ll still follow all our favorite meme accounts and find hidden meaning in Beyoncé’s instagram posts. But 2017 is the year we’re going to find some social #changespiration.
With that said, we’ve collected 13 feminist Instagram accounts that will delight, amuse, and (most importantly) empower us.
firstname.lastname@example.org: Putting out cool feminist merch for all your march needs.
2@femislay: Amazing quotes and photos of feminism, plus a great blog.
3@feministfightclub: The official account for the NYT journalist-authored feminist survival book.
4@gloriasteinem: We may not always agree with her, but she is the ultimate OG feminist.
5@theriotgrrrlproject: Documenting the riot grrrl movement, an incredible art project that brings diverse women’s experiences together in a traveling book.
6@womenincomics: Gender equality, comic-book style.
7@plannedparenthood: The 100-year-old source for reproductive health care.
8@sandythezine: An L.A.-based zine dedicated to supporting women.
9@petrafcollins: A supercool artist who focuses on documenting women.
10@educationinfeminism: “Feminism is for everyone.”
11@amberibarreche: An artist who keeps social change front of mind.
12@rookiemag: Tavi Gevinson’s inspiring magazine for teens.
13@words_of_wisdom: Phrases that inspire strength in women.
Next time you’re feeling fed up with the world, just start scrolling through your Instagram feed — these accounts are certain to dish out plenty of social change and gender equality!