Category: feminism

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created to please

I read two fascinating novels this past month, both of them very different (The Fox Woman set in an ancient magical Japan and The Windup Girl set in a future dystopian Thailand) but they...

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What my daughter learns

I have a two year-old daughter. A beautiful, mischievous, redheaded imp of a girl who leaps and spirals through life. She is my light in this world, a daily reminder of the goodness of...

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What do you like?

Quite a few of my relatives were disappointed that I didn’t like The Big Bang Theory (not the theory, the TV show 🙂 ). I’m not sure exactly why they thought I’d like it,...

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On Fat Acceptance

It remains a radical act to be a fat and happy woman in America. If you’re fat, you’re not only meant to be unhappy, but deeply ashamed of yourself, projecting at all times an...