Category Archives: Gender

What’s in a Word: ‘You’re Such a Little Girl’

Good Lord I hate that phrase, and it’s partner ‘stop being such a girl.’  Here’s why: 1. What is wrong with being a girl?? I was a girl once, even a little girl, and I remember it being awesome.  There … Continue reading

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Open letter to strangers

Dear random man on the street, Thank you for pointing out how my hair is going grey. I really appreciate that today, my birthday of all days, you took the time to stop me on the street and tell me … Continue reading

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On Stranger Tides rankles my feminist self

Last weekend I went to see the fourth Pirates of the Carribbean movie (On Stranger Tides) expecting the usual pretty faces, swashbuckling, and Johnny Depp’s swagger.  I was sadly disappointed. Firstly, the movie recycles some of the scenes from previous … Continue reading

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Sizing up

First, I apologize for the lack of posts lately. Between friends’ weddings, trips home, and finishing graduate school, things have been slightly crazy. Second, check out this awesome article over at Feministe. It’s all about the difference in sizes from … Continue reading

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Feminist Confession.

This post has been on my mind since Christmas, and has yet to make it to published status (until now!).  The reality is that my thoughts on this subject are still evolving and tend to occur on buses and metros … Continue reading

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Perfect Couple = Perfect Sexism

I have been watching NBC’s new Thursday comdey, Perfect Couples, that is until the episode entitled ‘Perfect Health.’  The show is NBC’s answer to Modern Family, without the wit and diverse characters.  Perfect Couples follows three sets of couples, Rex … Continue reading

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Gnomeo and Juliet, or why I love/hate that play

Tonight, I went to see Gnomeo and Juliet, the animated version of Romeo and Juliet. But with gnomes.  And an all Elton John soundtrack.  w00t. Ok, so I’m going to give this movie a 3 out of 5 (a la … Continue reading

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