Feminist and Feminine: My Struggle with Performing Femininity

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Elfity

Elfity, so named for her tendency to be a bit uppity and her elf-like appearance, is a graduate student and professional Scary Feminist of Rage. She has a propensity for social justice, cheese, and Doctor Who. Favorite activities include making strange noises, napping with puppies and/or kitties, and engaging in political and philosophical debates.
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There is a concept, deep in the recesses of second-wave feminism, that to be a “good” feminist, one must eschew patriarchal beauty standards. I understand that, I understand the principle of rejecting beauty ideals set up for us by men (and women!) for profit and pleasure. It makes complete sense to me that we should not have to exemplify these … Read More

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“I Am Not Here to Educate You”

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I have been known to utter this from time to time. Rage. RAGE! That’s usually the underlying emotion behind the utterance.

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The Beggars’ Banquet: How to Nom Well When You’re Really #@&*$ Busy

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Meghan had a number of quality writing mentors over the course of her education, which just goes to show that you can't blame the teacher for the way the student turns out. Team Oxford Comma represent.
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I don’t know about you, but sometimes reading all of these cooking posts makes me feel simultaneously hungry and exhausted.

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