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This is a beginner’s guide to mansplaining on Facebook (image credit: Tim Gouw via Unsplash)
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A Beginner’s Guide To Mansplaining On Facebook

Right now, on Facebook and Twitter and other social media platforms, thousands of women are freely sharing knowledge, opinions, and personal Read...
Winona Dimeo-Ediger    |   09.13.17   |   SHARE
Hygge & West via: Instagram
Culture

Wallpaper Is Back, Bold And Better Than Ever

We went from looking like a bouquet threw up on the wall, to using stark colors and a spattering of wainscoting (for the risk-takers in the crowd). Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   09.11.17   |   SHARE
To be white is to inherit the white supremacist legacy and its delusions, no matter how liberal or progressive our upbringing.
Culture

The Great White Delusion: Why So Many White People 'Don't See Race'

White people, it would seem, are seriously out-of-touch with the racial reality in America. But why? Read...
Jessica Schreindl of Role Reboot    |   09.11.17   |   SHARE
Her closet is excessively huge, and her dog seems kind of judgy. If she likes this dress, then I cannot.
Culture

Rent The Runway Made Me A Well-Dressed (But Still Very Terrible) Person

If you’re like me, and I sincerely hope you are not, instead of feeling pleased for these women and their success in finding the perfect outfit, you Read...
Sarah Zimmerman    |   09.7.17   |   SHARE
I regularly call upon personal saints whose sainthood only exists in my mind!
Culture

5 Extremely Specific Personal Saints I Pray To Regularly

I regularly call upon personal saints for help. Really specific ones whose sainthood only exists in my own mind, but they’re very effective. Today I’ Read...
Winona Dimeo-Ediger    |   09.6.17   |   SHARE
I feel less vulnerable when I’m there, more capable, with greater access to the necessities and niceties that make up a more stable life.
Culture

Why I Still Shop At Walmart Even Though Everyone Says Not To

I’ve come to like going to Walmart, for the simplest and most humbling reason. Read...
Kat Stromquist    |   09.5.17   |   SHARE
Femininity as we know it is about smallness — metaphorical and actual. Fat women defy the core tenet of femininity, which is: be small. It doesn’t matter if we “chose” this power or not.
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Take The Cake: Dear Fat Girl, Do You Know How Powerful You Are?

My unique capacity to see the vile underbelly of “normal” life made me an important witness to the reality of cultural failure. My inability to pass Read...
Virgie Tovar    |   08.31.17   |   SHARE
Image:Twitter/ @InTheServicePod
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"In the Service": A Comedic Look At Being A Woman In The Food Industry

Women everywhere are well-versed in workplace sexual harassment. That’s why "In the Service" — a new podcast about the restaurant industry from two Read...
Ariel Henley    |   08.28.17   |   SHARE