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Filthy Gorgeous: In defense of Kathryn Merteuil, feminism, and sexual awakenings

Cruel Intentions came out in 1999 and was paraded as a dark and sexy drama about wealthy teens gallivanting about New York City. Inspired by Pierre Choderlos de Laclos’ 1782 work Les Liaisons Dangereuses, the movie was a huge box office success and positioned its...
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...
Girl Power

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...
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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...