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Mismatched Socks and Cultural Norms

Dear Victoria,

Your post “Wind in My Leg Hair” started me thinking. In fact, the thoughts came tumbling one right after another.  So here are my thoughts — unfiltered and sometimes unconnected. 587 more words

'Bras were never burned at '68 Miss America Pageant'? Might want to check that, 'Time'

Call it a counter myth. Or a triumph of narrative over evidence.

Or maybe just plain wrong.

Whatever it is, the common interpretation is that women’s liberation advocates burned no bras at their famous demonstration at Atlantic City in September 1968. 885 more words

Media Myths


I have never considered myself a feminist. I associated the word with bra burning, men hating, no make-up wearing womyn, who push for women to be on top, rather than women to be equal. 397 more words

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