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Feminism

Feminism: A Dirty, Outdated Word?

I’d like to think that I have always been a Feminist. Even as a child, I was able to sense a kind of inequality when it came to certain things. I have always been passionate about my rights being equal to those of my male peers, and have always been interested in the women before […]

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Feminism

My Feminism is Not the Standard Feminism

Popular culture likes to paint the definition of feminism as women’s goal to be equal to men. It’s the sanitized, simplified, and publicly palatable version of feminism. It’s the definition that many are exposed to first, that we see in the media, and what lots of adults will tell you when your eight year old […]

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Feminism

An Eye For An Eye, And The World Might Start Listening

Near the entrance of a lively cocktail bar, a woman spins around on her stool and half slaps the man standing behind her ““ I say “half,” because her aim was really off. The bar does not stand still, the music does not stop playing, but there is a shocked lull in conversation as heads […]

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Books

FemLit: Virginia Woolf’s A Room of One’s Own

Today, we’re starting a new, weekly series of posts which will seek to spark lively discussions and raucous debates surrounding well-known and worthy books on feminism. Each weekly read will range from classics (like this week’s selection) to more contemporary works, with topics to include everything from the definition of feminism to its intersection with […]