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Empowering Your Kids to Stay Safe Without Resorting to Body Shaming

I am struggling right now to be a respectable feminist mother. I am raising an almost teenage daughter. It seems like my easy-going, rule-following girl has suddenly become a young lady with very strong beliefs and emotions. 1,326 more words

Pinay

The Acceptance of Generally Shitty Behaviour

So last night I attended a Ladies and Gents social. Black tie, copious amounts of alcohol and good food, the lads go to a strip club & casino and then we all meet at a bar afterwards and dance the night away. 691 more words

Attitude

Fuck Your Patriarchy:

I went into puberty when I was six years old.

Okay, to be quite accurate, I started developing when I was six years old. Actual puberty is often defined by menstrual cycles, which started for me when I was about eight. 282 more words

Creative Nonfiction

Taking Action & Speaking Out

Most new college students are worried about making new friends, passing challenging classes, or paying for school, right? Well, those were some of the things that crossed my mind when I went away to college. 328 more words

Healthy Sexuality

Call Me a Slut

Call me a slut

Because I have a vagina.

And I think that’s pretty fucking cool but,

Apparently,

it’s not okay for me to think of myself… 389 more words

Poetry

Role models and double standards.

I don’t know you guys, but I think society tries to confuse us.
All my (short) life I’ve been taught by the media that I have to look and dress like a “slut” (it’s not wrong to be one as long as you keep it in a healthy habit) if I wanted to be desired phisically because the inside matters but beauty and sensuality is what “traps” men. 151 more words

Scrolling down my Facebook feed this evening displayed to me a variety of articles all surrounding similar topics. Obviously I didn’t read each and every article – you never know which links you can trust on Facebook, after all – however, the two I read closely were about “slut-shaming” and feminism. 1,115 more words