Jody Allard

Jody Allard

Bio

Jody Allard is a former techie turned freelance writer living in Seattle. Her online work has appeared on Time, xoJane, and Offbeat Home, among others. She writes primarily about food, family, mothering, and life with a chronic illness. 

Jody Allard Articles

#YouAintNoMuslimBruv Hashtag Trends In Wake Of London Attack

A man who stabbed three people in a London subway station Saturday tried to instill fear of ISIS by yelling "This is for Syria" as he was hauled away by police. Instead, it is the words of a bystander that captured the world's attention.

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Turning The Other Cheek To Incest: The Josh Duggar Scandal

Make no mistake: Josh Duggar is the one and only person responsible for molesting his sisters. But it's naive to pretend that the environment in which he was raised had no impact on his actions.

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This Week's Edition Of Why We Still Need Feminism

In case you need still more proof that feminism is desperately and unequivocally needed, here are three completely horrible stories from this week alone.

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In Honor Of Election Day, Get Your Vote AND Your Sandwich On

It's Election Day AND National Sandwich Day today and, somehow, I feel like these important two events must be related.

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Vaccines Should Remain Parental Choice, Not Law

No one is currently in a position to mandate a one-size-fits-all vaccine policy.

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Why Gwyneth Was Wrong About The Food Stamp SNAP Challenge

Gwyneth's attempt to eat on a food stamp budget failed to take into account the reality of living in poverty.

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Your Daily Coffee Habit May Actually Save Your Life

If you're anything like me, your first coffee of the morning is just a warm-up for your next cup of coffee. But now, thanks to the wonders of science, you can chug those buckets of joe guilt-free because coffee may actually make you live longer!

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Feminist Icon Camille Paglia Calls Taylor Swift A "Nazi Barbie"

Paglia...suggested that the problem with women’s lives is that career women now lack the multigenerational shared approach to domestic bliss. Apparently, women wouldn’t need friends and silly socializing if they all just went back to the kitchen and did more women’s work.

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4 Of The Most Poignant Reactions To The Paris Attacks

Cities throughout the world honored the victims of the Paris attacks over the weekend with flags lowered to half staff, buildings lit up in the colors of the French flag, and candlelight vigils and moments of silence held in their honor.

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