Pass the Beer, Kavanaugh.

The case of Kavanaugh is already old news, right? In our political climate of constant chaos, old news is good news (in a small sense) because it means, despite feeling a specific event was the end of the world, life went on. Nonetheless, these unfolding tragedies reveal the ripped seams of our American culture. The […]

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Bubble Gum Pussy

There are many cultural notions that strangle female sexuality, one of those being: A vagina in use, or used is impure, tainted, or defective. This notion is in bed with society’s obsession with virginity—more specifically female virginity. Ironic, given that the idea of virginity is nothing more than that. It is simply an idea (one […]

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A Side of Fiction with Feminism

This is a short story about Heather, a young girl, who has spent much of her short life riding the currents, allowing “them” to decide her fate, her journey. She clings desperate to our grandmother’s notion that a saving prince awaits all of us good natured girls, one who will whisk us to a better […]

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Meet Your New Sex Kitten

Every day all of us are bombarded with media messages, messages that translate and create a larger culture, a culture influencing our beliefs, shaping our ideas, thoughts, feelings, and behaviors. Culture: a : the customary beliefs, social forms, and material traits of a racial, religious, or social group; also : the characteristic features of everyday existence (such as diversions or […]

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Beef with #MeToo

A response to the editorial piece in the New York Times: Publicly, We say #MeToo. Privately, We have Misgivings, written by Daphne Merkin January 5th of 2018. First off, who does the author mean by we? Is “we” women and men who have bought and sold the package of patriarchy on bent knee? I am […]

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