Dispatches From Ladyblogland

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Sara Habein

Sara Habein is the author of Infinite Disposable, a collection of microfiction, and her work has appeared on The Rumpus, Pajiba and Word Riot, among others. Her book reviews and other commentary appear at Glorified Love Letters, and she is the editor of Electric City Creative.
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This week, we’ve got some writing-related news, including J.K. Rowling being lovely, and various other ladyblogging business. Shall we jump in?

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This Week in Misogyny is a Wee Bit Less Stabby Than Usual

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Hillary is a giant nerd and former Mathlete. She once read large swaths of "Why Evolution is True" and a geology book aloud to her infant daughter, in the hopes of a) instilling a love of science in her from a very young age and b) boring her to sleep. After escaping the wilds of Waco, Texas and spending the next decade in NYC, she currently lives in upstate New York, where she misses being able to get decent pizza and Chinese takeout delivered to her house. She lost on Jeopardy.
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After all, most state legislatures and Congress are on holiday, so they aren’t writing laws about my uterus this week. Don’t worry, there’s still plenty of other misogyny in the news! (Trigger warnings apply for just about everything.)

[E] HillaryThis Week in Misogyny is a Wee Bit Less Stabby Than Usual

Lunchtime Poll: Perfect Order

[E]queSarahSarahLunchtime Poll9 Comments

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Part-time artist, full-time crankypants who dabbles in knitting, running, and burpees.
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I just got done doing the dishes, and I realized that I have a very specific way of doing them, right down to the utensils. Plates, bowls, cups/mugs, pots and pans, large utensils, knives, spoons, forks.

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Time’s “Chore Wars” Misses the Obvious

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Michelle Miller

Michelle Miller is a twenty-something blogger, cook, freelance writer and editor living in Seattle, Washington. She’s a feminist trying ever-so-hard to embrace her spaces, conventional or not. She looks forward to numerous bad hair days, burnt cremes, a soapbox or two, and maybe (just maybe) a yellow polka-dot bikini in the years ahead.
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Contrary to Time‘s recent “Chore Wars” article, which claimed that these days, men do an equal share of the household labor, I suspect that men may do plenty of chores, but that we ladies still do the true majority. Do I have dozens of studies to back up this blog here? No. What I do have are all the gaps … Read More

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Living With Your Parents as an Adult: How to Make it Suck Less

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Brittany - 24 - NJ.
I have a lot of feelings about horror movies, Batman, John Waters and trashy reality tv.
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I’ve made a huge mistake.  Two years ago, I was a college student living in an off-campus house with a bunch of other students. I paid bills and split chores and did my own cooking. I was independent and looking forward to moving out of my parents’ house forever.  I had the skills needed to be on my own; all … Read More

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Get A Job!

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I mentioned in a prior post about my disdain for cooking and, subsequently, domestic household duties. I have tried to instill some basic household organization by trying to maintain basic cleanliness and order, but when you have a kid, that’s pretty much impossible. Between the toys, the papers, and the stuff they collect, it’s a never-ending battle you probably can’t … Read More

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Work It On Out – Star Charts

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Luci Furious

There are no bad times, only good stories.
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Yesterday while I was high on endorphins during an especially awesome workout I was getting really pumped up and was like “This is the first day of February! I should work out every day in February! It’s totally manageable because it’s the shortest month! I will call it Fitness February! Endorphins! Weeeeee!!!”   Then I jumped around a little because I … Read More

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We Try It: The LitterMaid

[E] Selena MacIntosh*We try it!2 Comments

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Editor-in-Chief at Persephone Magazine
Selena MacIntosh is the owner and editor of Persephone Magazine. She also fixes it when it breaks. She is fueled by Diet Coke, coffee with a lot of cream in it, and cat hair.
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I am an unapologetic fan of cats.   I’m a fan of most domesticated critters no matter if they’re dogs, rabbits, turtles, birds or some sort of elongated rodents.   At present, I share my house with three cats.   Three cats that create what I think might be an unusually large amount of waste product by converting the money I spend on … Read More

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