Taking White People to the Movies

Many comparisons, however imperfect, have been attempted to make White people understand the plight and reaction of the people of Ferguson. I’ve heard everything from comparing

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The 7 Most Annoying Things Feminists Deal With Today

It really shouldn’t be so hard to believe in equality… Television and Movies aren’t the same for you You try to watch television or movies

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Worst of the Week!

Worst of the Week is a place to recap the week and start conversations about how women are portrayed in the media.  And, now, here’s

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Raising My Son in a World with White Privilege

What does it mean to raise a white, biologically male child in this country? What does it feel like? I will tell you how I

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Barbie: I Think I Might be Able to Possibly be a Computer Engineer. Maybe.

Barbie controversy is heating up again, but this time it isn’t over her unrealistic body type. This time it is over Mattel’s “I Can Be

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Calling People Out And Why It’s So Important

I’m that person. I’m the one who tells people what they’re saying is sexist and perpetuates damaging stereotypes of women and girls. I’m the one

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Gender Marketing- Genius or Insulting?

When it comes to business, there is no place like America. The birthplace of capitalism-where cash is king- and if you make it, someone will

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Finding My Identity Inside a Hostile Environment With the Help of Sci-Fi

One thing my family did as consistently as sit in church, was to sit in front of our favorite Sci-Fi shows. I have fond memories

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The (Current) Kim Kardashian Controversy

Kim Kardashian did not, in fact, break the Internet. She was, however, able to increase the traffic to the Paper website to 6.6 million the

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7 Ways Feminists and Conservative Christians are Alike

I was raised in a conservative evangelical church which taught that Christianity and feminism were mutually exclusive.  Growing up I heard more than one polemic

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Mourning the Tremendous Loss of Leslie Feinberg

What is there to say about Leslie Feinberg? How do we appropriately commemorate hir incredible life in the days after hir untimely passing? Perhaps the

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Worst of the Week!

Worst of the Week is a place to recap the week and start conversations about how women are portrayed in the media.  And, now, here’s

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Something’s Missing from the Discussion about Ferguson

I’d like to start with a quiz to make a point. Do you know who Ted Bundy is? Okay. I thought so. Do you know

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“Girl Crushes,” Lesbian Baiting, and Being an Ally

Rachel McAdams, Lana Del Ray, Emma Stone, Jennifer Lawrence, Pink, Natalie Portman, Emma Watson, Keira Knightly, Jennifer Aniston, Anne Hathaway, Mindy Kaling, Mila Kunis, and,

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Ditching the Purse

My grandma was not a small woman, so the purse taking up a large portion of her body was no inconsequential thing. Inside its pockets

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5 Reasons Why I Love My Body

5. This Body Survives I am not very good with a razor, and my legs will show that to you every week. I am rough

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Join Lady Parts Justice!

Lady Parts Justice is, according to their website a “national movement using humor and outrage to remove bodily autonomy-hating local politicians in 2014 and beyond”.

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10 Reasons Why We Love Amy Poehler

1) Amy Poehler was one of the founding members of the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre in 1999, an improvisational comedy troupe. 2) She was promoted

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Worst of the Week!

Worst of the Week is a place to recap the week and start conversations about how women are portrayed in the media.  And, now, here’s

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Writers Wanted: The Search Continues

If you’re a fan of our Facebook page, you probably know that I’ve posted a few times seeking writers. Sadly, we haven’t had the best

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