Tag Archives: sexism

Stop street harassment

I just finished reading a book called Stop Street Harassment: Making Public Places Safe and Welcoming for Women by Holly Kearl.  In it, she encourages women to share their stories, so I thought I’d blog about my own. Like many … Continue reading

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This is that inevitable blog post where I gush about the new Disney / Pixar film, “Brave”

I don’t care how old you are, if you haven’t seen the latest Disney / Pixar film, Brave, you need to get yourself to a movie theater rightthehellnow.  I’ve just added its protagonist, Merida, to my list of fictional heroes. … Continue reading

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Misogyny 101

Last night I came downstairs into the kitchen to make myself something to eat.  My mom happened to be watching the local news, so I overheard this interview as I was spreading Nutella onto a piece of bread. Now, I’m … Continue reading

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Literally the best thing ever: RookieMag (A tribute to Tavi Gevinson)

Sometimes I think that I’m a “bad feminist” because of how little I know about pop culture.  It’s kind of embarrassing, really.  My exposure to television is limited to sitcoms that are at least as old as I am.  I … Continue reading

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An unacknowledged problem: child care in the U.S.

When I moved back in with my parents upon transferring from SVSU to WSU in 2010, I got a job as a regular babysitter.  So for the past two-ish years, I’ve been picking up the girls from school and watching … Continue reading

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A tale of pro-choice badassery

I live just a couple of blocks from the Detroit city limit, and spend a lot of time there.  Earlier this evening, my friend Molly and I decided to meet up at a diner in Greektown to catch up on … Continue reading

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