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On Yoplait, eating disorders, and crappy marketing

I read this great article just before I went to bed last night about that stupid Yoplait bargaining commercial: “Why eat actual cheesecake when you can choke down a really disgusting artificially-sweetened approximation of cheesecake in semi-liquid form out of … Continue reading

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The Wage Gap and Women’s Choices

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NaPoWriMo–Day 8

I accidentally took feminist poetry my freshman year in college. “Accidental” because it wasn’t the class I’d signed up for; the class I’d signed up for was about narrative structure and symbolism in fairy tales, but there was some clerical … Continue reading

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Amazing quote

“I call myself a patriarchal woman because I was socially programmed, as are most women and men, not to see the ways in which women are oppressed by traditional gender roles. I say that I’m recovering because I learned to … Continue reading

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Heidi Jones and rape culture pt. 2

Does the ugh ever end? I became aware of this case in two ways: first, I saw it on MSN’s homepage where the headline said that she lied about an assault (which my mind took to mean mugging and which … Continue reading

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Also this

which I definitely used to be guilty of (and at times still am). Sentiments like this have helped me be more aware of reinforcing stereotypes through perpetuation of gendered language.

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