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Equal Pay Day Controversy

So, Tuesday was equal pay day. For those of you who somehow don’t know about this, it represents the day women have to work up to before they’ve made as much as men made the previous year.At 77 cents to the … Continue reading

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How to Be Okay with Yourself

We are all broken. But we are all beautiful. And no one in the world is better than you are. Who you are, right now, in this very moment, as you read this, is beautiful. You belong here. And you … Continue reading

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There Are No Ten Best Things about Having All Boys, Sorry

Now, look, ScaryMommy, I totally like you, and you are way more successful than me, so before you get any legos stuck up in your Batman undies which could also get in a bunch, let’s just talk about whether or not … Continue reading

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You Don’t Get to Tell Me Why I Do Things

Dear Jon from Babble who has a lot to say on feminism and selfies: You are wrong. Now, I know that as someone with a penis, hearing that you are wrong will make you flare up with anger for a split … Continue reading

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Man Up, You Damn Pussy — A Retort to NY Post’s Kyle Smith

Oh, I’m sorry, Kyle Smith, did the Golden Globes get your panties in a bunch? NY Post Seriously, the amount of bitching you did at having to watch successful women for a few hours on your TV makes me wonder if you’re … Continue reading

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There’s Only One Rule for Being a Human in 2014

I’m not big on lists of rules. In fact, since I errantly read “The Rules” when I was a young teenager, I’ve pretty much hated them with a passion. This year’s list is no exception. So, before I get into it … Continue reading

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FYI (If You’re a Human Being)

If you’re a parent, you’ve probably by now seen the cocky, controlling, pretty weird letter written by Kim Hall to all teenage girls her teenage boys may ever come into contact with online. There have already been a number of amazing responses, … Continue reading

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Seven Decidedly Normal Fashions That Could Get You in Big Trouble

Looking around at the working and school world, it seems to me there are an awful lot of rules about what one should and shouldn’t wear, and some of them, honestly, are downright ridiculous.   In this world of third-wave feminism, … Continue reading

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Six Outrageous Things about Texas That Have Nothing to Do with Women’s Rights

Recently, Texas has done some unbelievable things–changed the space-time continuum, made rape kits into abortions, got out of voting fraud (but wasn’t so lenient on these poor senior citizens), and managed to turn tampons into feces and urine…all before stripping the state of the majority … Continue reading

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How to Be a Housewife and a Feminist at the Same Time

I am a housewife. Well, I have a set of four-year-old twins, so, technically, that makes me a stay-at-home mom. And I do a lot freelance for pennies from my comfy orange couch in the living room, which I suppose … Continue reading

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