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My Gender Queer Life

I grew up in a house with two opposite sex parents. I like to state this because it is not by any means a given in life. 1,113 more words


8 Awkward Things Nobody Acknowledges About Having A Vagina

Though male bodies are often used for humor in the media, female bodies are typically depicted as delicate, pristine, and best suited as sexual objects. … 499 more words


As toddlers we are told to

Create something

Because being creative is the best thing you can do.

And then when you turn about eleven or twelve… 194 more words


Cleaning is NOT the new cardio: Women, housework and not working out

Tammy Wynette had it right: Sometimes it’s hard to be a woman. Especially when it comes to domestic labor. Tons has been written about how women, after coming home from paid work outside the home, commence… 1,119 more words

Guest Post

cervixsays reblogged this on cervixsays and commented:

The "second shift" is alive and well, unfortunately. This post hits the nail on the head about common in-home gender dynamics for chore-splitting and about marketing for these burdens falling exclusively around the necks of women.

Revisiting the "F" Word.

***WARNING: WHAT IS ABOUT TO FOLLOW IS SOME OPINIONS AND SHIT.*** I have been meaning to write for weeks, but because of my work schedule, it’s been nearly impossible. 1,347 more words


Emotional Intelligence

It’s hardly shocking to hear that there are multiple forms of “intelligence.” Since the 1970s and 1980s, theories have emerged that suggest there are different types of intelligence; someone can be very clever, even if they’ve never set foot in a school or read a book in their life. 1,167 more words

Diversity and Inclusion: Dealing with Gender Norms at Work

Law schools should stop reinforcing gender norms by telling women to wear dresses and skirts to job interviews and to work.

When I was a law student preparing for On Campus Interviewing (“OCI”), the law school administrator gave tips on how to dress appropriately for interviews. 396 more words