Communicating Feminism: Letting Go of the Patriarchy?

In addition to making me want to repeatedly bash my head against some hard surface, this infuriating reddit thread got me thinking about how the language that we sometimes use in feminism might be holding us back. In this case, I am thinking specifically of the word patriarchy. Read More Communicating Feminism: Letting Go of the Patriarchy?

Ask Luci – 3/24

Cat with a frustrated expresionIt’s Ask Luci time! If you’ve missed the last couple weeks, just a reminder that this is the new and improved Ask STFU Jezzies.  Same awesome advice, new name.  I have a couple great questions today, so feel free to weigh in in the comments with your take on today’s problems!

[Trigger Warning for discussion of partner with anger management problems.] Read More Ask Luci – 3/24

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

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 I needed was a job. Read More Living With Your Parents as an Adult: How to Make it Suck Less