These Are the Feminist Valentines You’ve Been Searching For

Reprinted with permission from the American Association of University Women

Along with roses and chocolates, Valentine’s Day comes with a deluge of tired, patriarchal, and heterosexist clichés. But don’t fret! Our feminist valentines are just what your activist heart desires.

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For the diehard Spice Girls fan (girl power!)

Because who doesn’t love Stevie Wonder … and repro rights!

Wait, you mean Title IX isn’t what Meat Loaf was singing about?

And just in case the message wasn’t clear …

Illustrations by Morgan Wooten


Renee Davidson develops and executes AAUW’s online content and social media strategies and helps manage AAUW’s award-winning blog. She was nominated for the Women’s Media Center’s Social Media Award for her successes in leading online advocacy campaigns around gender equity and sexual violence prevention. Her writing has been published by Mic, Salon, Bitch and more. She’s passionate about feminism, owl motifs and veggie cheesesteaks.