Tag Archives: Sexism

“Joy”: A Surprising Christmas Present Long Overdue

Christmas came and went. It’s funny to think that just a week ago I was scrambling to get last minute gifts and make sure everything at work was good to go before heading up North to spend some quality time with my family. It was a great break, a break I needed. Relaxing and full […]

Rizzo would be thriving in 2015

There are worse things I could do Than go with a boy or two Even though the neighborhood Thinks I’m trashy and no good I suppose it could be true But there are worse things I could do I recently sat down and rewatched Grease on Netflix. It was a quiet evening, a bit stormy […]

Not A Distraction: How dress codes enforce gender-policing and those fighting back

It’s a powerful statement and one that has been born out of a growing movement against the “Dress Code Wars” popping up across the country and abroad. Every year this debate gains steam right around Spring – when the weather turns hot and the idea of teenage girls switching from jeans to shorts or skirts […]

“Pedicure, pedicure, pedicure!” he shouted at me.

It took me a moment to realize that the man was yelling at me while glaring right at my feet. After having spent an hour at the gym and another cleaning my apartment and finishing up some bills, I had showered and ventured out in search of a casual place for a quiet dinner. It […]

Breastfeeding Warriors

They are used to sell anything from cars to pavement services to burgers to beers. Shoved into too-tight bikinis on 20 foot tall billboards and stared at shamelessly on buses or at work, they cover Hollywood posters, fill up movie screens, and are displayed with prominence on the cover of fitness magazines. They are breasts. […]

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