DFLA 2019 Essay Contest

The essay contest deadline has passed.  Thank you to all who entered!  Winning essays will be announced at the Conference, and posted on the website Monday, July 29.


Essay Prompt

Although the term "feminist" turns off a lot of people, many women (and men) identify this way for the term’s presumption of equality between genders. Similarly many view themselves as "whole life" because they adhere to non-violence and a consistent life ethic throughout the full human cycle. Evaluate the term "whole-life feminist."


$2,500 to the Winner
$1,000 to the 1st Runner Up
$   500 to the 2nd Runner Up

Rules & Essay Submission

Contest Dates:
- March 14, 2019 to June 23, 2019

Abbreviated Rules:
- Age 17 - 26
- Full Time Student or Forthcoming Full Time Student
- 500-800 words
- American Citizenship

Complete Rules & Essay Submission

Optional References

A 45-minute panel discussion from the 2018 DFLA Conference that might help with ideas or inspiration:

Last Year's Winning Essays

2018 Winners


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