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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Celebrity Boobs are Everywhere! Just Not on Instagram

Boobs are many things. They’re sometimes a means of feeding an infant, sometimes a sexual play thing, but never ever offensive body parts that must

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Conceal-her? Is Makeup Anti-Feminist?

As you have likely noticed, The Radical Notion supports women in everything they do. The ideas of choice, freedom and the equality to have those

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Queer, Young, and Childless by Choice

I do not have kids. I do not want kids. I do not ever plan on having kids. My partner does not want kids. We

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Take Action: Support Tondalo Hall

Tondalo Hall, a mother in Oklahoma, suffered years of domestic violence at the hands of her partner. Now she is in prison for 30 years

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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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Midterm Election Results: The Good, The Bad, and the Ugly

Here are the highlights, lowlights, and just plain nonsense of the midterm election results. Good News: 1. The 113th Congress will have 100 women for the

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10 Reasons Why We Love Benedict Cumberbatch

1) He’s a vocal philanthropist and is an outspoken advocate for LGBT rights. “…I’d take up arms against someone who was telling me I had

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