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The Sexist and Racist History of Marriage That No One Talks About

Note: Originally published in Teen Vogue.

It seems that, since it was announced yesterday, most of the Internet is swooning over Prince Harry’s engagement to  559 more words


September 15

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today?

“HESTER is now become a sole trader.”

Throughout the eighteenth century the laws of coverture prevented most married women in Britain’s American colonies from operating businesses independently of their husbands. 365 more words

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The Needs of My Heart Are A Two-Tiered Thing

But the needs of my heart are indeed a two-tiered thing. It is not enough solely for a man to be masculine, though him being masculine is indeed necessary. 1,912 more words

On Being A Woman