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De-romanticizing Toxic Relationships

De-romanticizing Toxic Relationships

| October 10, 2017 | 0 Comments

Do couples like Carrie and Big or Ross and Rachel seem like the ultimate #couplegoals to you? If so, step into my office for a quick little chat: I have some words for you.

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Nice Guys Never Finish

Nice Guys Never Finish

| October 3, 2017 | 0 Comments

Because when nice guys finish last, they finish nice and that is the greatest prize in the world for the nice guys.

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Misplaced Oppression

Misplaced Oppression

| October 3, 2017 | 0 Comments

Regardless of how I describe myself, there are (and may always be) people who perceive me as a woman and treat me as such.

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An Ode to the Rub

An Ode to the Rub

| September 19, 2017 | 0 Comments

My thighs are tree trunks stripped bare by lightning. Stretch marks crawl up and down theirs sides, marks from where my skin couldn’t keep up with all of the electricity in my body.

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Paper Swords

Paper Swords

| April 25, 2017 | 0 Comments

On the specter of the Strong Female Character™ and what we want from her.

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‘Gone Girl’ and Femininity Today

‘Gone Girl’ and Femininity Today

| April 20, 2017 | 0 Comments

After reading the book ‘Gone Girl,’ I was struck by the female protagonists speech about being the “Cool Girl.” Is this the role of women is in today’s society?

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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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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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Swipe Right

Swipe Right

| March 21, 2017 | 0 Comments

“You’re making this so much harder than it needs to be. Just get over it and message someone!” It’s not that easy.

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