therapist

How To Find A Therapist

  In an attempt to continually engage in and assess self-care, I’ve been seeking out a new therapist. For those who have never done this

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bedtime stories

Bedtime Stories for Girls Who Want to Change the World

I grew up being read bedtime stories every night, which probably started my love for all things connected with books and writing. They were stories

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radical hope

A Beacon of Radical Hope in the Trump Era

This has been a tough year politically and emotionally. I have been absolutely drained of any optimism that a Trump presidency would be anything other

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red pill

Men’s Rights, Feminism, and Taking the Red Pill

Earlier this year, I was scrolling through my Twitter timeline when I stopped at a particularly interesting post. A popular YouTube feminist had posted her

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Taylor Swift

Taylor Swift: A Fight Against Sexism

Last Thursday morning, Taylor Swift appeared in court to testify against former DJ David Mueller. Mueller is suing Swift for $3 million, as he claims

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bridget christie

Bridget Christie’s A Book For Her: A Feminist Review

Bridget Christie’s A Book For Her (*and for him, if he can read) is a delightful and hilarious look at the worlds of both feminism

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professional

How Professional Women Will Eventually Outnumber Men in the Workplace

Women in the workplace have struggled for decades, mostly due to imposed traditional gender roles and stereotyping. From the very right to have a job

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Vloggers

6 Feminist Vloggers You Should be Watching

As a teenager, coming to terms with my gayness and my identity in the early 00’s, most, if not all, my sex-education came from the

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Muslim Ban

What the Afghan Girls’ Robotics Visa Issue Suggests about Trump’s Muslim Ban

Recently six teenage girls from Afghanistan arrived in Washington DC for the FIRST Global robotics challenge, a competition for 15- to 18-year-olds featuring teams from

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Teacher

The Experience of a Queer Foreign Teacher in East Africa

I vividly remember treading up a steep hill through mud up to my ankles, smelling the crisp air after the fresh-fallen rain, on my way

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Harry Potter

The Importance of Harry Potter in the Trump Era

On June 26th, 1997, the book publishing world was forever changed with the publication of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone. The series restructured the

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Beach Body

Are you Beach Body ready? (Yes, you are)

It’s that time of the year again. A few heatwaves have come and gone already but now that summer is really here, the age-old discussion

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doctor who

Lucky Thirteen: Doctor Who Introduces a Female Doctor

On Saturday, the BBC announced that, for the first time in Doctor Who’s 50+ years, it would be introducing a female Doctor. Let me say

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caucasian

The Truth Behind the Word “Caucasian”

There’s a small strip of land between the Black Sea and the Caspian Sea. This mountainous area which includes Georgia, Armenia, and Azerbaijan is known as

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Janet MOck

What Janet Mock’s New Memoir, Surpassing Certainty, Taught Me

From her 2011 “coming out” piece in Marie Claire, to her groundbreaking memoir Redefining Realness: My Path to Womanhood, Identity, Love & So Much More,

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feminine

Clinging to the Eternal Feminine

Femininity is in danger. Apparently, women are ‘losing their way.’ They are becoming less like women and more like, well I don’t know really, but

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BCRA

10 Groups At Risk Under The BCRA

At the end of last month, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) abruptly announced the Senate would delay a vote on the Better Care Reconciliation

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chase

The Chase and How It Shapes Relationships

I was 7 years old when I saw my mother slammed against the wardrobe, her head hitting the glass, as my father yanked her by

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masters of none

‘Masters of None’: Season 2 Feminist Review

If you haven’t watched Aziz Ansari’s Netflix’s show, ‘Masters of None’ then be prepared for some spoilers in this review. Created by Ansari and Alan

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The L Word

What We Deserve in an L Word Reboot

I have a special relationship with The L Word. Back in undergrad, I was kind of a big deal amongst the campus queers because I

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