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Nicki Minaj and Taylor Swift.

This past week, nominations for the MTV Video Music Awards (VMAs) were announced and Nicki Minaj took to Twitter to point out of the systemic inequalities that exist in many spheres of the US, including the VMAs. 693 more words

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So Why the Hell Aren't You a Feminist?

Yeah, I’m a huge feminist. I think everyone else should be a huge feminist too. I don’t understand why anyone wouldn’t be? I mean how can you be against fighting for equal rights for women? 623 more words

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Feminist Friday: Feminism is a Queer Issue

We’ve been doing these Feminist Friday discussions for a while now. I’ve noticed commenters, on our posts and on feminist articles in general, often disagree with the need for feminism because they don’t want to single out one issue, they prefer to focus on “equality for everyone.” Sometimes this is just a dismissing tactic, other times it’s an honest preference. 337 more words

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Asking If I Have Lost Weight Isn't A Compliment

As society we are conditioned to think that FAT=BAD. We forget that fat people have feelings too. This post is for all the fellow fatties out there, and a sort of open letter to those who cannot find it in themselves to compliment a woman without their words being size-based. 749 more words

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Ask a Bisexual: "Can Men and Women Ever Just Be Friends?"

In this Feminist Friday post, I’m going to discuss bi1 erasure in social science research and news coverage. It’s bad enough having to do the closet hokey-pokey literally every single day of my life2, but when heterosexual/monosexual/cisgender social scientists and writers decide to pointedly ignore non- 2,790 more words

Gender

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Ask a Bisexual: "Can Men and Women Ever Just Be Friends?"

In this Feminist Friday post, I’m going to discuss bi1 erasure in social science research and news coverage. It’s bad enough having to do the closet hokey-pokey literally every single day of my life2, but when heterosexual/monosexual/cisgender social scientists and writers decide to pointedly ignore non- 2,790 more words

Gender

feminist {wedding} friday: the struggle is real

Okay, so we all know that the traditional American/Christian/straight white people wedding isn’t exactly the picture of gender equality, and don’t exactly reflect the power relationships that most couples try to embody these days. 989 more words

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