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Hoping for the best but expecting the worst

On Monday, I got a text from my roommate telling me to watch a movie called Miss Representation. She had watched it in a communications class and thought I would enjoy it.   583 more words

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You're living in the past, it's a new generation

I love Jessica Valenti.  She’s an incredible writer and feminist role model.  Earlier this year, she wrote a piece for The Guardian about dress code violations and how they mostly affect women even though there are rules in place for young men too. 390 more words

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Another turning point, a fork stuck in the road

mic.com published an article on December 4th titled “The 39 Most Iconic Feminist Moments of 2014.”

This list was almost perfect (there were a few choices I disagreed with), but overall I loved what I was reading.   475 more words

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The importance of being a failure (sometimes)

I recently read a post on one of my favorite online magazines, Literally Darling, called The Importance of Sucking at Life.  This is something I feel rather good at and accomplished in in my life.   426 more words

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I have been taught to grow in

Lily Myers’ “Shrinking Women” was one of the first slam poetry readings I saw.  It opened my eyes to a lot of the things that I do everyday that do not make any sense. 499 more words

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You're not you when you're hungry...

I’m still me when I’m angry.

Time for one of my favorite topics to blog about: street harassment and cat calling!

This video that I found on… 447 more words

As if it wasn't hard enough already...

http://mediamatters.org/research/2014/10/21/right-wing-media-discourage-young-women-from-vo/201259

When the link to this video popped up on my Facebook news feed, I had many thoughts.

1. With the title of the article (and I am going to admit to openly stereotyping here), I figured it must be one of the old, white men talking about young women (and women in general) not being smart or well-informed enough to vote.   401 more words