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How Victoria's Secret Sparks Internalised Misogyny in Women Across the World
Every year during the autumnal month of November, the buzz of the upcoming Victoria's Secret fashion show takes over every single social media platform and tabloid news outlet. The distinguished fashi...
Robyn Sadowsky13 hours ago
Dear Body
Dear Body, I’ve known you for 23 years now and what a ride it’s been. Of those 23 years, I have hated you for 15. I’ve hated you since I was made painfully aware of how obviously you did not fit into ...
Maddie Goody21 hours ago
'I'm Not Pretty Enough to Be Cat-Called'
"I'm not pretty enough to be cat-called." My roommate said this to me. This sticks in my head constantly, and I think about it often. It pops into my head now every time I get cat-called while out bei...
Alanis Sophia2 days ago
The Pink Tax
Something you may have not noticed before is how products targeted for women cost way more than those targeted for men. This is the result of the pink tax, a "gender-based price discrimination" that a...
Paige Jones2 days ago
To Be a Feminist or Not to Be a Feminist: That Is the Question
Let me start by saying that a few years ago, I would not have identified myself as a feminist. When I was a few years younger, I had a skewed view of what it meant to be a feminist. When I heard that ...
I Tried the World’s First Sex-Proof Menstrual Cup. Here's What Happened.
If there’s one thing I detest, it’s having sex during “that time of the month.” I don’t mind the fact that it might smell a bit, nor do I get to annoyed by the lack of foreplay options it causes. (Oka...
Cassia Grace3 days ago
Girls Need Girls
Well, when you think of women, when you think of girls, what comes to mind? Is it words or images? Are they positive or negative? Nothing? I always see like about three white girls laughing, looking i...
Jonci Potts3 days ago
Put a Sock in It
Sometimes I have to question what “put a sock in it” actually means. Look, don’t get me wrong, I totally understand the fact that "it" in this case is referring to the mouth. But it can easily be refe...
Hailey Richard4 days ago
Equally Different
Something that has been getting me pretty frustrated and upset recently is the misuse of the word “feminism.” I am also frustrated with the ignorant actions of all genders because of what they think f...