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If you’re a regular reader of our site, you may be aware that we are frequently looking for writers. You can never have too many!

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How the Duggars Use the Bible to Support a Sexual Abuser and Silence Women

Content warning: rape, sexual molestation, religion, and more Bible verses than a Sunday morning I was asked to write this piece on the Josh Duggar

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SorryNotSorry: Owning the Space You’re Using

You’re walking down a street minding your own business, taking up just as much space as you take up but not more when a man

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Is Mad Max: Fury Road Feminist?

I know that lots of people love Mad Max: Fury Road.  Critics, feminists, and action fans in general are all raving about it.  At least one MRA blogger

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Why Legalizing Marijuana Isn’t Enough

Serious strides have been made over the last few years regarding the legalization of marijuana. But are we doing enough? Before we get into the

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Newsflash: Your Opinion About Feminism May Change

Confession: up until about a year ago, my definition of feminism was, in retrospect, very bleak, demeaning, and disappointing.  My feminism didn’t strive to represent

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5 things I’ve learned from dating someone who is non-binary

We can admit that our society breaks things up into polar opposite binaries, including gender. It is still to this day commonly unknown that gender

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9 Examples of Sexism in the Greeting Card Aisle

According to Wikipedia, Greeting Cards have been traced all the way back to the ancient Chinese who sent well wishes to friends on pieces of

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Happy Birthday, Xena!

This year marks the 20th birthday of Xena: Warrior Princess. For those of you who are unfamiliar with the show, Xena is a bad ass

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A Primer on Roe v. Wade: Ten Things you should know

Many of us know the ins and outs of the famous Roe v. Wade case that has protected a woman’s right to abortion since the

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How Being Ladylike is Limiting

Six years ago this month I wrote in my personal journal how odd it was that baby girls who are sedate in public are seen

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Real equality is when women have the right to rave as hard as men

It’s officially festival season.  Coachella just finished in April and with MysteryLand starting this weekend, young people (and those young at heart) are traveling to

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We need to talk about friendship

“Friendship is the hardest thing in the world to explain. It’s not something you learn in school. But if you haven’t learned the meaning of

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Kurt Cobain was an Intersectional Feminist Ahead of His Time

Kurt Cobain is on a lot of people’s minds lately. It probably has to do with the new documentary directed by Brett Morgen called Montage

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The Theatrics of Menstruation

Let’s talk about periods. Many of us will experience them at some point in time during our lives and yet rarely are they discussed outside

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Why You Should Educate People About Rape

Rape culture is a thing. Every 2 minutes, someone in the U.S. is sexually assaulted. 1 in 6 women are the victims of attempted or completed

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What you need to know about the 20 week abortion ban

The House of Representatives passed a national abortion ban this week. You read that right – a NATIONAL ban. It restricts abortion after 20 weeks

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Oppression: Why the little issues matter so much

I can’t even begin to tell you how many times I have entered debates with anti-feminists about feminism, and have been told that the issues

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Mindy Kaling: Not That Kind of Feminist

If you have not been living under a rock during the past decade or so, you should be familiar with Mindy Kaling, if not familiar,

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Being Politically Correct Doesn’t Mean I Don’t Get the Joke

Recently, the article showed up on my Facebook feed – hardly surprising.  Then it showed up again and again.  Every time, it was reposted by

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