About Tinder: Some Brief Advice on Swiping Right

Tinder, what a wonderfully awful app. “Swipe right for a good time.” “I love three things: God, guns, and vaginas.” I, as a college student,

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Expanding Language and the LGBT+ Community

Our understanding of gender identities and sexual orientations has significantly expanded over time. Language evolves to help us identify what we’re experiencing and to find

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The Third Wave of Feminism Past and Present

In our overview of the waves of feminism, we have talked about the First Wave, which dealt with, among other things, suffrage and the Second

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Stop Telling Me to Love My Body All the Time

You’ve seen the articles. You know, the ones with titles like 10 Things to Stop Doing if You Want to Love Your Body or 17

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Why We Should REALLY Listen to Malala About Literacy

As much as I love the feminist community, I recognize that it has a lot of faults. Perhaps even more than others, because it’s aim

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People We Love: Kate Bornstein

I fell in love with Kate Bornstein in my freshman year of college when I was first introduced to their book, Gender Outlaw, in my

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Ten Activist Actresses Over 60 that We Love

We love the older ladies. We’ve compiled a list of some of our favorite talented, beautiful, and mature activists/actresses. Here they are: Jane Fonda, 77

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Ageism and Intimate Partner Violence in Youth Communities

Relationships are really, really difficult—especially when you’re young, just starting to date, and haven’t totally figured out what healthy relationships should be (not that this

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Virginity: What is it and What’s the Point?

So you’ve misplaced your virginity. Or at least, so it sounds, the way our society talks about “losing V cards.” A sort of payment we’re

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Microaggressions: It’s the Little Things

Alright, ladies, put your hands up if someone has ever said “Wow, you’re SO smart!” to you if you got a good grade or catcalled

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Male Feminists and The Other Guys

I had a conversation with my brother a few weeks ago. It really came out of pure curiosity when I asked him if he considered

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Feminists Vs. Supernatural: What’s the Verdict?

I am a huge fan of Supernatural; A big enough fan to have watched the series over from start to finish more times than I

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Genders Roles, Stay-at-Home-Husbands & Women as Breadwinners

In 2009, I became the sole breadwinner for my live in family – consisting of myself, my husband, and our two cats. This was an

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What’s the Deal with Male Circumcision?

What’s the deal with male circumcision? Circumcision continues to be quite popular in the United States, with one 2007 study finding that based on community

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Bi-Erasure: Remembering the B in LGBTQIA+

On June 27, 2015 history was made, and America rejoiced. Within hours many friends of mine had changed their profile pictures to show a rainbow

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Serena Williams and the Gendering of Athleticism

Surely you’ve seen the many articles floating around the interwebs recently –the ones written in reaction to comments about Serena William’s body. Serena Williams is

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The Inherent Privilege in the “Do What You Love” Philosophy

As graduation season draws to a close, I would like to examine one of the pieces of advice that is often given during this time:

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Mental Health Stigma and Social Power

Editor’s Note: The following article contains discussion that may be difficult for some folks to read including references to sexual assault, suicide, and slavery. There

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Intimate Partner Violence: Abuse Doesn’t Always Leave Bruises

When I was growing up, I learned to never let a man hit me. If I ever experienced something other than loving physical affection, I

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What I Learned About Ableism After My Kid’s Video Went Semi-Viral

When X-Factor’s Rion Paige sang Lady Gaga’s “Born This Way” on television, my whole family exploded in cheers. Rion has arthrogryposis multiplex congenita (AMC), a condition

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