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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Pickle the Pig and Feminism

One day, clicking along—as we do, I came across an internet sensation, named Pickle. Pickle is a pig. I clicked and saw a pig making a bee-line for a belly rub. Playing the video over for others to watch, I could not help but think of all pigs. Afterall, Pickle is just one pig and a […]

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