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Please stop vilifying women in pop music

I’ve been trying to figure out how to write this for months now.

There’s a lot I miss about 2010. Lady Gaga was the pop star of our generation.   710 more words

Pop Stars

The guilty privilege of being a white woman in India

“Why so tan!” my Chittaranjan Park downstairs neighbor, Patty, who ran a small beauty parlor, asked me the first time she saw me after my skin had been in the sun long enough that it wouldn’t glow in the dark. 974 more words

Some Thoughts on Sexism in the Publishing Industry

I’ve been working in a library for around two years now and have gotten a chance to see how books are categorized and what kinds of books different people read and take home. 476 more words

How To Be A Woman

How To Be A Woman by Caitlin Moran

Ebury Press, 2012 564 more words

Book Review

Victim Blaming: Gender, Race, and Class

Rape victims aren’t the only assault victims that are blamed for the crime that was committed against them. Many black and Hispanic people are blamed for theft that happened on their property or held accountable for the kidnap of their child. 557 more words


"Cities, like dreams, are made of desires and fears"*...

“‘A woman’s place is in the home’ has been one of the most important principles in architectural design and urban planning in the United States for the last century,” Dolores Hayden, an urban planning historian, wrote in her…

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Necessary. Not Evil.

I am angry.

Rather, I was angry. I’ve sort of calmed down since then, and decided to be less angry and more calm and composed, and do something about what was making me angry. 974 more words