International Womxn’s Day: Intersectional Feminists and Activists You Need to Follow on Instagram

Rachel Cargle
photo credit @rachel.cargle

When celebrating International Womxn’s Day, it’s important to lift up the voices that are often silenced. If you’re looking for inspiration, some hilarious memes, or good old fashioned gutting of the patriarchy, here are some accounts from intersectional feminist activists and witchy femmes that you need to follow.

Aaron Philip

@aaron___philip

Who: lilium ✧*̣̩˚̣̣⁺̣‧♡ Elite NYC ✩
she/her

Posts you’re likely to find: Fierce outfits and gorgeous photos from her modelling shoots. 

Munroe Bergdorf 

@munroebergdorf

Who: Model & Social Activist
LGBT+ Editor at @dazedbeauty

Posts you’re likely to find: Gender politics, incredible fashions, empowering messages. 

Chani Nicholas

@chaninicholas

Who: 👁 Astrologer & writer
🔮I teach new moon wrkshps that help u make magic
🖤Kindly credit if u use my work
⚡️Pronouns: she/her

Posts you’re likely to find: Astrological wisdom, cosmic playlists. 

Rachel Elizabeth Cargle 

@rachel.cargle

Who: Writer/Lecturer. Building an intellectual legacy through research, essays, public teaching, & critical discourse🌿Columbia University, Harpers Bazaar.

Posts you’re likely to find: Anti-racism work, activism. 

Layla Saad | ANCESTRESS

@laylafsaad

Who: 📚Author #MeAndWhiteSupremacy
🎧Host @goodancestorpodcast
👩🏽‍🎓Teacher #LearnWithLayla
🌟Features @elleusa @papermagazine

Posts you’re likely to find: Dismantling White Supremacy, How White Womxn Can Become Allies to BIWOC, gorgeous selfies and cute pics with her and her daughter. 

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Jacob Tobia 

@jacobtobia

Who: actor lady, comedienne, & author of SISSY: A Coming-of-Gender Story w/ @putnambooks #SissyTheBook #MyGenderStory

Posts you’re likely to find: Major outfit envy, gender roles destruction.

Decolonial Meme Queens

@decolonial.meme.queens

Who: Collective of native femmes + 2S folks memeing the settler state on Coast Salish Territory

Posts you’re likely to find: It’s all in the name. 

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Terris Schneider is a writer from Vancouver, now based in Toronto. They are the Creative Team Lead for DINE Magazine and cover everything from food, fashion, music, travel, and lifestyle. Their published works have appeared in Discorder, Metro News, Stop Street Harassment, Pique Newsmagazine, The Post Feminist Post, Flannel Magazine, and Sophomore Magazine. Check out their column: Witch, Don't Kill My Vibe.