Tag Archives: Sexism

Celebrity Photo Leak: Sexism Surfaced

Tweet August just couldn’t end on a good note. After the severely troubling and still continuing issues in Ferguson, the internet ran amok with nude photos – stolen photos – of multiple celebrities, a crime that swept the front pages of every news site I’ve come across and filled my twitter feed with responses ranging [...]
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The War on Women: Alive & Well

TweetIt may be the 21st century, but don’t kid yourselves: the war on women is alive and well. And it’s about time that we stop ignoring it. Of course, the majority of people who read this will write it off as another “feminist rant,” or perhaps a list of outliers. But you see, that’s the [...]
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When I was seventeen (a poem by me)

TweetWhen I was seventeen I opened my eyes to reality, because I cut my hair and boys kept telling me to be more feminine even though I was wearing a dress, as if to say I didn’t deserve the right to call myself a woman if I wasn’t girly enough in society’s eyes. When I [...]
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From tomboy to tiptoeing

TweetI’ve been thinking about gender issues for a long time. Maybe my whole life. I’ve never been one to stay within the boundaries of what society has told me a girl should be. I guess I was a little bit of a tomboy. I had short hair most of my life, preferred sweatpants to dresses, [...]
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Melissa Fabello: Body Image Vlogger, Editor for Everyday Feminism

TweetThis post by Aubrey Wallace originally appeared on Ravishly.com, an alternative news+culture site for women. Body positivity is Melissa Fabello’s forte. Whether she’s vlogging about eating disorders and the media or writing about sexual positivity, Fabello’s focus on self acceptance is nothing short of amazing. A sex educator with a Masters in Human Sexuality, she has a website, a vlog and is an [...]
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