feminism

Take The Cake: Reframing Jealousy

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Jealousy is such an interesting thing to me. As immediate and intense as it feels when it hits, it has always struck me as a secondary — a smokescreen for something else.

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BREAKING NEWS: Kristen Bell Says Something Feminists Have Been Saying Since 1965

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In today’s news: Disney princesses don’t set a particularly good example for girls. From Kristen Bell’s mouth to your ears.

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I Know You're Tired & This Is Hard, But We Have To Keep Burning It Down

We will survive this. We will thrive. We have to. Because the patriarchy will not defeat itself.

We will survive this. We will thrive. We have to. The patriarchy will not defeat itself we have to keep burning it down. Here are some ways you can act.

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Serena Williams Loses The US Open, Wins Feminism

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Here's the truth, when a man argues with an umpire it's passion for the sport. When a woman does it, it's a meltdown or PMS or some nonsense. And when a Black woman does it, it's a penalty.

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Take The Cake: Why I’m Boycotting “Chill”

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“Chill” is, I think, a coded word that describes an environment where low expectations, low commitment, and zero accountability are considered normal.

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3 Ways To Raise Your Son To Be A Good Feminist Ally

There are many ways to teach your son to become a feminist ally; these are just 3 of my favorites.

Teach your son to become a feminist ally; these are just 3 of my favorite ways. Show him how to leverage his privilege in a patriarchal world.

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Take The Cake: I Fight For This Fat Brown Feminine Body

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What does it mean to want this body? What does it mean to fight for this brown, fat feminine body? In this culture, it means revolution.

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Are SAHMs Failing Feminism?

I told myself I never wanted the highlight of my day to be telling my kid how many rooms I vacuumed.

I quit my job to become a stay-at-home mom. I do not tell my girls how many rooms I vacuumed, but I do tell them about my writing. Am I failing feminism?

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The Work-At-Home Mom Revolution: Choice Or Trap?

Unfortunately, eating the WAHM cake isn’t always sweet.

When it comes to the work-at-home mom revolution, it’s important to recognize that this set up is not a choice for many mothers, it is a trap.

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Can You Enjoy The Beauty Industry Without Hating Yourself?​

Can you partake in the beauty industry and still feel good about your self-worth?

Can you partake in the beauty industry — makeup, tutorials, magazines, and the oppressive standards they impose — and still feel good about your self-worth?

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