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Sometimes, I feel like I don’t measure up in the feminist or queer communities.

Am I A Bad Queer? Am I A Bad Feminist? 

I’ve been struggling to understand if I’m a “bad queer” or a “bad feminist” and sometimes, I think I am! Read...
Melissa Lovitz    |   05.30.17   |   SHARE
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Adele Is My Beyonce, But That Doesn't Make Her Grammy Win Any Less Racist

Adele is my Beyoncé. But, it's hard for me as a loyal Adele fan, not to critique Beyoncés loss as anything other than a result of white supremacy. Read...
Jagger Blaec    |   02.15.17   |   SHARE
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Another cringe-y moment with Dunham. (Image Credit: David Shankbone via Wikimedia Commons)

SMDH, Lena, I Want To Like You

Whenever Lena Dunham starts trending on Facebook or Twitter, it’s become this thing where I suddenly morph into Angry Tyra. You know, the gif of Tyra Read...
Aja Barber    |   12.22.16   |   SHARE
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You are not getting “bullied” because you are being called out for problematic behaviors.

The Problem With White Feminism 

I am shocked, perplexed and a little bit dismayed over the amount of “good liberals” who have pushed my friendship to the point of no return over the Read...
Aja Barber    |   11.17.16   |   SHARE
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I Have So Many Questions About Amy Schumer’s “Formation” Video

It’s been established that 2016 is sort of the worst year ever: Ben Affleck was Batman, a human Cheeto is running for president, the ocean is Read...
Jenni Berrett   |   10.25.16   |   SHARE
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Does support from women of color exculpate Clinton from charges of being a white feminist? The short answer: No.

Having Support From Women Of Color Doesn't Make Hillary An Intersectional Feminist

"White feminism” is defined by intersectional feminists as a brand of activism that exclusively uplifts well-to-do white women, while ignoring every Read...
Kylie Cheung    |   04.18.16   |   SHARE
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How Can I Help?: Acknowledging White Guilt, Privilege, And Feminism

My journey to acknowledging my guilt and privilege while embracing my feminist view on the world has been a slow, winding trip — with no end in sight. Read...
Michaela Mitchell    |   12.21.15   |   SHARE
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3 Things I've Learned About White Feminism Abroad

Given white feminists' continuous attempts at erasing, silencing, and co-opting people of color and their struggles, I can assure you that the gains Read...
Josette Souza    |   12.4.15   |   SHARE
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