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Should I Be Ashamed Of My Colds Too?

tw–“slut” shaming, STI stigma

Sexually transmitted infections are infections, like any other. You don’t owe anyone apologies or shame or repentance for simply having one or more of them. 330 more words

Ableism

What's So Funny About Feminism?

After being out of university for a year, a place where my sociology degree allowed me to be surrounded by like-minded, critically thinking individuals, I’ve missed not having to explain… 766 more words

Bitchtopia

Beauty Writers and their Beauty Counter counterparts.

Beauty journalists are hugely influential within the industry in which I work. Their praise – or derision – for a product, brand or concept can be pivotal in its success. 1,138 more words

Beauty

You describe yourself as a Nice Guy? I'm not just bored. I'm scared.

There is something inherently frightening about a man who describes himself primarily as “nice” when he’s trying to impress women. No one’s most unique and impressive quality is being nice. 224 more words

Privilege

Overheard on the Shop Floor: Part Two. Double Standards?

It’s been a bit warm recently. Not unusual for summer, some might say, but unusual enough for Britain. In the beauty world this has meant increased sales of SPF lotions, after-sun preparations, cooling gels, … 320 more words

Beauty

Let Us Bask in the Glow of Young Male Privilege

The Altoona Mirror gets letters.  Since the area it serves is overwhelmingly conservative, most of the letters, even those not scrawled in crayon, hue to the viewpoints of the far right.  829 more words

Wingnuttery

My daughter thanks you too.

To begin I would like to express my awe at the overwhelming and resolute support I received during the last six days, due to the petition I initiated. 1,453 more words

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