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Feminism

Can We Please Stop Using the Term “Butthurt”?

Is the word horribly offensive? Kind of. Are there worse words? Definitely. Am I overreacting? Pshh, being an angry feminist is my job!

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Feminism

Dismissive Language and Feminism: “That Girl”

One of the issues we face when we are both feminist and vocal is being labeled as “that girl.” That girl who won’t shut up, that girl who complains about everything, that girl

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Politics

True North: The Political Compass and You

The recent Republican and Tea Party debates mean only one thing: the Presidential campaign is in full swing far earlier than anyone could possibly want. Over the next (long, long) fifteen months, I am sure that annoying people on the internet and supposed professionals alike will be throwing out words like “socialist,” “libertarian,” and “fascist” […]