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The Makings of a Racist, Sexist, Colonialist

White supremacy reigned and the other side of white supremacy is black inferiority. We were taught, as reasonably well bred white Southerners, to behave decently, but the whole racial etiquette that governed the way black and white interacted with each other, all of those customs and folk ways that were part of the Jim Crow South I absorbed.

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Reasons why I am a feminist!

I thought the best way to start my first blog post would be to introduce myself. I’m Simone, I’m 23 and I love in the lovely (I guess it’s okay) city of Manchester! 566 more words


White people + danger + Adam and Eve

An example of how criticizing white people can be funny (because it’s true), fine (because it’s put in a polite way) and not anti-white.

I’d argue that adventuring spirit is the reason we had Empires. 344 more words

A Question of Agency

It has been a month or so since I penned my XOJane article, “Street Harassment Forced Me to Stop Playing Pokémon Go.” I consider it to be a successful article- not because everyone agreed with it (they didn’t), but because it spurred a conversation that I had dabbled with in the past but never really addressed. 508 more words



Since I was little (as in age, I’m still very little in height), people have always thought that I was weak and just a little baby. 422 more words



We have the right and responsibility to vote. But, I am not sure we have equality.

We are still shackled by patriarchy.

We must look a certain way or we are dismissed. 371 more words

My Musings

3 Reasons I can't be about that Street Harrassment life, HollaBack

The feminist movement strikes again with an advertisement meant to startle the world into gender consciousness. After pimp slapping everyone with potty-mouthed princesses, the latest injustice pulled from social obscurity is a YouTube video from… 489 more words