The Internalized Misogyny of Anti-Valentine’s Rants

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I know, Valentine’s Day was yesterday. But every Valentine’s Day, I am internet-greeted by untold amounts of internalized misogyny under the guise of feminism or anti-capitalism or Radical Movement X, and yesterday was no exception. Every year, I roll my eyes and click past the judgmental essay or blurb or Facebook post and file it away in my mental complaint … Read More

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“Fetal Heartbeat” Bills Are the Newest Anti-Choice Fad

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olivemylove

The assault on women’s reproductive rights never stops. It never even slows down. If there’s one thing I can commend the anti-choicers on, it’s their perseverance! Except not really, because they are set on whittling away free will and all that nice stuff.

Elfity“Fetal Heartbeat” Bills Are the Newest Anti-Choice Fad

The Problems with “Mama”

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olivemylove

I honestly think that the Number One thing that keeps me from enjoying horror films is my unavoidable and completely sincere tendency to view anything and everything through a feminist lens. Well, that, and glaring plot holes.

ElfityThe Problems with “Mama”

The Sneaky Misogyny and Homophobia of #cutforbieber

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olivemylove

[TRIGGER WARNING FOR SELF-INJURY] For every awesome thing the Internet does, you can almost guarantee that ten truly horrific things will pop up to cancel your renewed faith in humanity. As much as the online world can be a haven for some, it can be a hell for others, as we’ve seen in numerous accounts of cyberbullying and the like. … Read More

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The Breastfeeding Wars, Part One Billion

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olivemylove

This week has been nothing if not a breast milk-covered battleground in the oh-so-hyped “Mommy Wars.” Every few months, an article or twenty come along to announce to women that no matter how they choose to parent, they’re doing it wrong. Sometimes it’s about co-sleeping or babywearing or daycare, but the breastfeeding debacle has held its place firmly in the … Read More

ElfityThe Breastfeeding Wars, Part One Billion