How to have a memorable Galentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day (or Single Awareness Day) is just around the corner, but before any of you ladies get tied down to your significant other on the 14th, spend Galentine’s Day, February 13th, appreciating all the lovely women in your life. What exactly is this hallowed holiday? It’s a day where you spend time
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Talk through text

Because the internet

We are a lazy generation — or so, at least, have we been dubbed over and over again. We are “millennials”, born and raised to create an era of the entitled, the selfish and the apathetic.
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Feminist charm prevails in ‘Rapture, Blister, Burn’

Drawing on a timeline of works from Jean-Jacques Rousseau to Dr. Phil, Gina Gionfriddo’s play “Rapture, Blister, Burn” is a fireball of quick wit and high stakes around the most thoughtful exploration of what it means to be a woman with options in a society that makes one feel guilty
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Emotional and social politics of PMS

Safe, Sane and Consensual

I was a sink with a leaky faucet. The tears wouldn’t stop. There was nothing wrong. I wasn’t sad. I just couldn’t stop crying. My mind churned out reasons to be sad, and I cried until I had a pair of swollen goldfish eyes. The worst part about it? This
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When feminism follows the money

Theoretical Titillation

So what happens when activists prioritize branding? They downplay the importance of policy for uncritical, often expensive, gatherings and capitalize on the grandiose rhetoric of “empowerment” and “human rights.”
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Just another feminist rant

Theoretical Titillation

Now, usually, I would present a single, parable-ish narrative that highlights the existence of the patriarchy. But over the past few years, I’ve found it hard to only talk about one uncomfortable experience because there have been so many.
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Passion for fashion: rehabilitating style with feminism

Subliminal Signification

I’m going to start my discussion with a claim that might be controversial, which shouldn’t come as a surprise to many because I’m an opinion writer. Whenever I make a huge change in appearance, there always seem to be at least one guy friend, nostrils flared, who patronizingly comments with
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Why I cut my hair: the Anti-Manifesto

Subliminal Signification

Garbed in pink pajamas, I faced my bathroom mirror, armed with orange scissors. My chin-length hair dangled helplessly. I took a breath and sloppily chopped across a section of my brown locks. I felt cathartic — or at least, I wanted to feel that way. Even though Mulan’s haircut was
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