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Quiz: Are you gaslight, gatekeep or girlboss?

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OCTOBER 22, 2021

“Gaslight, gatekeep, girlboss” is one of the latest internet memes which parodies every middle-aged mom’s favorite statement of “live, laugh, love.” You might’ve assigned these traits to your favorite fictional characters, celebrities or even to yourself for fun. But if you’re conflicted about what category you truly fall into, this quiz is for you!


  1. Where do you like to shop for clothes?
    1. Department stores
    2. Fast-fashion sites
    3. Thrift stores
    4. I make my own clothes
  2. If you could go back in time, you would:
    1. Invest in Bitcoin
    2. Stop Isaac Newton from discovering gravity
    3. Take credit for the Declaration of Independence
    4. Prevent the first land mammal from leaving the water
  3. What’s the most adult thing you do?
    1. Check your emails regularly
    2. Sleep before 10 p.m.
    3. Have matching hangers
    4. Steam or iron your clothes
  4. Pick a fast-food restaurant:
    1. Taco Bell
    2. McDonald’s
    3. Wendy’s
    4. Popeyes
  5. When one of your favorite indie artist becomes popular, you:
    1. Celebrate because they worked hard for it.
    2. Hate them for “selling out.”
    3. Remind everyone that you listened to them before they were popular.
    4. None of the above. Music is for people who cannot be alone with their thoughts.
  6. Your favorite way to argue is through:
    1. In-person confrontations
    2. Text messages
    3. Social media posts
    4. Messenger pigeon
  7. Choose an infamous girlboss:
    1. Kylie Jenner
    2. Elizabeth Holmes
    3. Gwyneth Paltrow
    4. Margaret Thatcher
  8. What is your sign?
    1. Cancer, Pisces, Scorpio
    2. Aries, Leo, Sagittarius
    3. Gemini, Libra, Aquarius
    4. Taurus, Virgo, Capricorn
    1. You are gaslight! You love manipulating people for your benefit and don’t care. This is YOUR reality and everyone is just living in it. There is nothing wrong with always getting your way because you are the main character of this movie called life. You’re also the director, executive producer, editor and writer too.
    2. You are gatekeep! You aren’t afraid of keeping your interests from the hands of others. Obviously, everyone is just following what you like because you’re so influential and stunning. You are a unique, creative individual in a sea of boring people searching for a personality.
    3. You are girlboss! Life is like a corporation and you are the CEO running this entire operation. You don’t care about anyone’s opinions or the consequences of your actions, but that’s totally okay! No one is going to stop you from getting what you want because you’re driven and ambitious.
    4. You are gaslight, gatekeep, girlboss! In every generation, few people completely embody these traits and you are of the special ones. You possess the ability and talent to morph the world into whatever you want, despite all the pushback you get from others. You are the chosen one, destined to rule the world.


Contact Nicholas Clark at [email protected].

OCTOBER 22, 2021