Girl Power

How My Un-feminist Mom Raised an Uber-Feminist

My mother is not a feminist, except she is one. She is a staunch feminist in the media she chooses to champion, in her beliefs of the power women possess, and in her approach to child-rearing, specifically me. However, she is not a feminist. She...
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Women of Washington: Maxine Waters, Sonia Sotomayor and Tammy Duckworth

Reader, I challenge you to a riddle: who makes up the majority of the American population, but is starkly underrepresented in the single-most important branch...
Girl Power

This is my body not yours so keep your opinions to yourself

Big, fat, chubby, thick, large, overweight, big boned, unhealthy… are all negative opinions that other people have used to describe my body, to describe me....
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The History of Feminism: Wave One

The history of feminism in America can arguably trace its roots to the late 1700’s with Mary Wollstonecraft’s A Vindication of the Rights of Woman in...