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A Real Job

Twice now, I have overheard my husband talking to his family and implying that I am not gainfully employed. “If I died tomorrow,” he says, “Jules would have to go and get a real job.” He’s right and he’s wrong. 919 more words

Food, Literature, Travel

Black and Blue: Is feminism linked to domestic violence?

You don’t have to look very far to realise that feminism is everywhere. The girl with dark hair and war paint at a protest rally, screaming bloody murder until her voice is heard above the racket of screams for free will. 1,018 more words


Fixing the Pay Gap

It’s the year 2016 and we’ve all been exposed at one point or another to the way too cliché and dramatic “gender reveal” where you pose for some mildly choreographed event to create something like an “is it a boy or a girl” social media promotion. 1,940 more words


The U.S. soccer pay gap needs a resolution now, not later

It’s 2016 and women still aren’t being properly compensated for their athletic performance.

The issue is prevalent across all sports, but the U.S. women’s national soccer team has made the most strides to solve the issue once and for all. 442 more words

Race, Gender & Media

Hold the Phone! The White Bro Mansplainer Cursed Aurora, Not Maleficent!?

What if Aurora from Sleeping Beauty hadn’t fallen into a deep slumber due to a spell? What if…what if something even more nefarious than a spell had caused her deep sleep? 76 more words

Trump Embraces Blunt Sexism: His Supporters Love the Absurd Idea That Even the Smartest Woman Isn't as Good as a Man

Source: AlterNet

Author: Amanda Marcotte/Salon

Emphasis Mine

Donald Trump never met a preposterous statement he wasn’t willing to stand by, and so it is… 1,100 more words

A feminist or a misandrist?

When I was doing my A Level’s, my friendship group used to argue a lot. And when I say a lot, I mean a lot. Our “heated debates” often ended in an argument much to the frustration of our teachers who were often disturbed by our racket. 440 more words