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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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Do Men Need “An Idiot’s Guide to Gender Roles”?

While flipping (electronically) through the Huffington Post, I came across an article titled “Men in the Post-Women’s Lib World: Should We Give Them a How-To Guide?” by Janet Carlson.  At least half of this article’s appeal (to me, anyway) derives from the fact that it’s piggy-backing off the plethora of “What about the men?”-type articles […]