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Silent Nigeria

Chris Abani’s Graceland, an astounding novel published in 2004, concerns teenager Elvis and his family as they grapple with the growing influence of American culture within the dynamic postcolonial city of Lagos, Nigeria. 820 more words


Chivalry Must Die

A few weeks ago I was out to dinner with some friends when we started discussing feminism. I told them that in this day and age, I believe that you’re either a feminist or a misogynist. 871 more words


Old School American Girl Was Better

I was not alive for the original Pleasant Rowland company’s launch, but I do remember when American Girl had Historical Dolls, not “BeForever;” and I remember when American Girl’s clothing covered every hue from yellow to green, not the standard girly girl pink, purple and powder blue. 302 more words


Cutting off pretty

I did not think it would matter that much. Or at least not feel any different to wake up everyday. Yet, while these mornings don’t include the necessary maintenance of eighteen-inch locks, they host the pains of not wanting to look in a mirror. 371 more words

Traveler's Musing

"remake" review, or why books based in lds morals need to be stopped

TW: TRANSPHOBIA, SUICIDE - This post contains a detailed review of the book “Remake” which contains several transphobic messages, as supported by “The Family: A Proclamation to The World.” It also contains a brief mention of suicide. 1,429 more words

The Feminist Game: Rules

I like the idea of turning feminism and feminist actions into a game.  That’s what this is.

Levels: When you complete each level, which are the major goals that help you move on to the next level and gain experience points. 411 more words