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Indefatigable

One of my friends and I were talking about fat and feminism the other day. Tonight, someone reminded me about the book “Fat is a Feminist Issue.” It is, today, just as it was in the 70s. 378 more words

Body Image

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I am not a perfect person.

The other day I was walking down a popular street in Providence on a Friday night around 8pm, on my way home from a long day at work, and as I’m waiting to cross the street a man leans out his window to holler some sexist crap at me. 193 more words

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Raising Strong Women

It’s hard to think about my little girls being women someday but it is going to happen sooner than I would like. It can be a difficult and confusing world to navigate as a female. 501 more words

Motherhood

Feminist Friday: Empowering or objectifying?

I’ve often wondered how to tell if something is objectifying women or empowering them. Sometimes it can be hard to differentiate between the two. I recently came across this article for Everyday Feminism called, “ 65 more words

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The Emotional Consequences of Binge Watching Gilmore Girls

Gilmore Girls is a dangerous show, especially now that it is on Netflix and can go from episode to episode without requiring me to stand up and change DVDs.  543 more words

Pop Culture

On Vice and "honest" expressions of misogyny and disgust

When I was growing up, my dad had one of those family in-jokes – a “dad joke” – that went on for years and years. Whenever I entered a room, he’d put on a ridiculous gameshow host voice and announce “It’s the Fat And Ugly Show! 1,036 more words

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Sexual violence as a literary device in A Song of Ice and Fire

As a follow up to my post last week on A Song of Ice and Fire and the issue of rape on television, it turns out that Tumblr user Tafkar did an… 901 more words

Being A Loud And Angry Bitch