Category: feminism

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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...

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Have you called?

Alternate title: Why visiting teaching with a companion is important. Near the end of Les Miserables, after Inspector Javert allows Jean Valjean to go, and before he kills himself, Javert leaves instructions for the...

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The Curse of the Good Girl

The Curse of the Good Girl by Rachel Simmons opens with this: “Our culture is teaching girls to embrace a version of selfhood that sharply curtails their power and potential. In particular, the pressure...