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‘Light Verse’ – one of those labels like ‘children’s book’ that makes a many people assume a writer’s work is not quite good enough to be called poetry or literature. 3,034 more words


Everyone has a Different Gender Experience or Modern Feminism and Choice

Earlier I wrote about the difficulty that trans-people pose to the feminist movement. Basically the idea that gender, specifically the idea of being female, is a social norm that places females at the bottom of a power structure. 754 more words

Third World Feminism

An aspect of feminism that actually interests me is Third World Feminism. In performing a tiny bit of investigation, I have learned that it is believed that mainstream feminism does not truly represent women living in non-western countries. 459 more words


When the Personal Doesn't Feel Political (Enough)

“[O]ne needs just a certain amount of trouble.” -Robert Rauschenberg

Have you ever signed a petition or deleted an app as a “political” gesture, without fully understanding the reasons or implications of your actions? 2,090 more words

Feminism in the 21st Century; Hated or Loved?

To this day, there is still a constant debate around feminism and its importance. It seems the ultimate goal of this said movement has become blurred; what used to be a message that supported equality for men and women in society, has now become a debate on whether or not a person who calls themselves a feminist hates men. 831 more words


Review: Braided Lives

Braided Lives by Marge Piercy

My rating: 4 of 5 stars

Actual Rating: 3.5 rounded to 4 stars

Marge Piercy is one of those authors best encountered at exactly the right time of life and in the right frame of mind. 932 more words