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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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I Think I’m Pretty

You know that Dove Campaign that everyone loved for a hot second before everyone hated it? This one, where the artist sketches a portrait of a woman based on her own description of herself, and then sketches another portrait based … Continue reading

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This Feminist’s Box

Look, feminism is a squidgy topic these days. Now that we can vote and own property and work and stuff, what’s the problem, amirite? Do we really need to keep “making people aware” of the stereotypes perpetuated and marginalization of … Continue reading

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Congratulating Samantha Brick

I’d be lying if I tried to say I haven’t seen Daily Mail reporter Samantha Brick’s “beautiful” face every time I’ve opened my computer in the past few days. She’s on my Facebook feed, she’s up in my Twitter, people … Continue reading

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The Advice Column of Shame: On Perpetuating Rape Culture

Dear Emily Yoffe, If a woman does not consent to having sex and has sex, she is a victim of rape. It does not matter if she was biting, kicking and screaming, or if she was too drunk. It’s really … Continue reading

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What Is Up with Sizing?

I don’t know what size I am. This is not because I’ve changed size. I’ve been the same weight and shape, basically, since my teens. Now, I started out in a size 10-12, but I wore my clothing much looser … Continue reading

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Why Do Women Need Fat?

First off, how exciting is it that we need fat? Super exciting. The lower body fat that we all have in vast amount (around the world), feeds our babies’ brains. This is, by far, the most interesting fact in the … Continue reading

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Feminism – You’re Doing it Wrong

“The reality is that women are treated differently by society for exactly the same reason that children and the mentally handicapped are treated differently. It’s just easier this way for everyone. You don’t argue with a four-year old about why … Continue reading

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International Women’s Day

It is the 100th anniversary of the first International Women’s Day, today, and I am left without words.  So many women have shaped me and influenced my life, and I am grateful for every one of them.  Here is a … Continue reading

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Women Stay

Women stay.  Not all women, of course, there are some who break away, who take off despite the risks, who take the first step in liberating themselves from a violent situation and bettering their lives.  But the fact remains that … Continue reading

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