Is Susan G. Komen About More Than the Cure?

You’ve probably noticed at the grocery store that nearly every aisle has some product with a pink ribbon on it, telling you that part of

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Bodies That Break Boundaries

My body has been policed since I was a little girl. I have been conditioned to understand the ways in which it threatens to break

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5 Times History Books Forgot the Latinx Community

Growing up Latina, I’ve always had an internal struggle that creeps across my mind during history class and makes its way to the frustrated tears that

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The Dos and Don’ts of the LGBT Wedding

Fall is upon us, which means that we are fast approaching one of the most popular seasons to get married. If you think about it,

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Do We Need More Men in Social Work & Nursing?

When I was in social work grad school, I did my required research study on men in social work. I interviewed the handful of male

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Self Care and How We Neglect Ourselves

Have you ever found yourself in a situation where you felt overwhelmed by everything on your plate, without enough time to address issues of your

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The Lost Sheep: My Failed Attempts to “Pray the Gay Away”

When news of Kim Davis, the now infamous Kentucky clerk who went to jail because she refused to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples, erupted

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A Love Letter to Feminists Everywhere

In honour of our one year anniversary here at TRN, I want to take a moment to talk about what it means to be a

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Ecofeminism 101: Adding the Environment to Intersectionality

Do you love the environment, and the people who interact with it? Do you want to preserve and protect both our planet and the people around you? Well,

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Don’t Shame Our Bodies

Body shaming is not  news to any of us. We have all participated. If we haven’t judged someone else’s body, we have shamed our own.

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The Curse of the Tragic Lesbian Ending

Imagine this, if you will. A popular mainstream actor — let’s say Chris Evans — is going to be in a movie with an age-appropriate,

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Feminism and ISIS

Editor’s note: This article contains graphic content about violence and rape.   My feminist education has been sporadic, weird, and largely self-directed. Mostly, I listen.

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The Catch 22 of Feminine Confidence & Positive Self Esteem

I am a confident person. I haven’t always been as confident as I am now but honestly it’s been a long time since I felt

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Telling Stories that Are Not Our Own

A few years back, the book Half the Sky by Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn was published and people were in a frenzy to talk

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My Bladder and Me: One Engineer’s Experience

Last month a full-stack software engineer, Isis Anchalee, appeared alongside three other engineers in a recruiting ad for OneLogin. The ad gained popularity and discussion online where

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Felicia Day’s Memoir: A Feminist Book Review

Felicia Day is queen of the nerds. She is one of the most well known women in gaming and geek culture and, as most feminists

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Sex Work: Empowering or Exploitative

There is a great debate raging in the halls of mainstream feminist media (especially right at this moment, on the heels of the raid and

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The Shape of the World: Is the Most Commonly Used Map Oppressive?

I love maps. I love to travel, hence, I love maps. But, maps are a funny thing. For most, rather boring, for some very interesting,

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Switched at Birth & The TV Abortion Cliche

I like Switched at Birth. It’s essentially a teenage soap opera but one that quite often doesn’t shy away from difficult topics. I wrote about

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Hailee Steinfeld Loves Herself and I Love Her Song About Masturbation

Why “Love Myself” by Hailee Steinfeld only has 6,741,998 views on YouTube is beyond me (especially when this garbage has almost 200 million views). The

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