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13 Reasons Why or Why Not

13 Reasons Why or Why Not

| May 12, 2017 | 0 Comments

This is not a show you can just blindly enjoy.

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The Age of Commercial Activism

The Age of Commercial Activism

| May 6, 2017 | 0 Comments

…I realized what had been bothering me so much about the Super Bowl commercials. Were these commercials really expressions of company values at all, or were they just what America wanted to hear?

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My Chronic Experience

My Chronic Experience

| May 5, 2017 | 0 Comments

As someone who has been able-bodied my entire life, without any physical problems, the change was quite a shock to my system.

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Hermione Granger: Witch, Hero, Friend

Hermione Granger: Witch, Hero, Friend

| May 1, 2017 | 0 Comments

In the world of J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter, I found my first real role model in a young witch named Hermione Granger.

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Is pink a choice?

Is pink a choice?

| April 4, 2017 | 1 Comment

We form our ideas of what it means to be a boy or a girl based on what we learn from other people and from the world around us. We don’t decide for ourselves what those concepts mean to us. We don’t choose.

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Hate the Player, or Hate the Game?

Hate the Player, or Hate the Game?

| March 31, 2017 | 0 Comments

As we deal with the fallout of the election of 2016, the question on everyone’s mind is: what went wrong?

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Bad Feminist, Bad Woman

Bad Feminist, Bad Woman

| March 28, 2017 | 0 Comments

The world should have none of these antiquated gender norms, but it’s a fact of life that they still exist.

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The Problem with Telling Your Curly-Haired Daughter to “Fix” Her Hair

The Problem with Telling Your Curly-Haired Daughter to “Fix” Her Hair

| March 22, 2017 | 1 Comment

Telling your daughters that straightening their hair is fixing it implies that in its natural, curly state, it is broken.

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Take Care

Take Care

| March 20, 2017 | 0 Comments

If yoga makes you feel better, great! If it just makes you cranky because you’re not flexible enough to do the poses, maybe you should look for other ways to relieve stress.

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