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Gender in Media, Women in Film, Inspirational Women in Film & Media and Why Hollywood Needs to Make More Movies For -- and About -- Women. -- Brijana Prooker…
Opinion: Embracing my inner Barbie Girl: How I learned to stop worrying and love a doll
I realize now that my feminism often bordered on misogyny; as I turned my nose up at the hyperfeminine, I also dismissed actual women and their interests as silly and inane. My relationship with femininity was further complicated by my realization that I was queer. My limited exposure to other queer people made me believe that being a queer woman meant further rejecting the few hyperfeminine things I loved
Rep. Ayanna Pressley Wants You to Say the Word “Abortion”
There's no soft contours in the attacks that are incoming to deny access to health care, to undermine our bodily autonomy and freedom, right? So I want to state it plainly. Their harm is blunt. Their harm is going to threaten lives. And so I'm going to be just as blunt and prescriptive in what our response should be and what we deserve, and that is abortion justice.
My Marriage Was Never the Same After That
I was angry at myself, and more than a little ashamed, that I allowed this to happen, and that I had unwittingly modeled to my children what women’s work was — the baking of class Valentine’s treats, the pairing of socks, the buying and wrapping of gifts, the packing of school lunches and camp snacks, the applying of sunscreen. Caregiving.
The Subversive Wisdom of ‘Old Wives’ Tales’
Women are severely underrepresented in clinical trials and far more likely to have their symptoms dismissed as illusory. It’s necessary to our survival that we tell each other stories, extract their insights and suggest paths toward relief, even when these may lead nowhere.