Sarah Khan

Sarah Khan

Bio

Sarah Khan is a sex-positive feminist, a prostitute of letters and a Marxist of the Groucho tendency. You can visit her personal website at www.sarathofkhan.com or follow her on Twitter @sarathofkhan.

Sarah Khan Articles

Take a selfie. For feminism.

5 Reasons Why Selfie Shaming Is Anti-Feminist

There are only a few people around who haven’t seen the video/picture of the group of sorority girls at a baseball game doing nothing but taking selfies. These women have become the butt of jokes all over the Internet and are being held as an example of the supposed egotism and self-obsession of today’s youth.

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10 Ways My Depression Actually Improved My Life

For the last six years, I have been living with depression. Despite the fact that I have extremely low moments when there is an inexplicable and unreachable pain inside me that demotes me into a sobbing, self-harming, low self-esteemed shell of the person that I actually am, there are a number of ways that living with (not suffering from) depression has improved my life and made me a better human being.

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The Women Who Made Me The Person I Am Today

It isn’t until I actually sat down and thought about it that I realized that the badass feminist babe I am today is predominantly the creation of a mixed bag of women I’ve encountered in my life.

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Writing about female sexuality, before that was a thing. (Image Credit: Wiki Commons)

5 Reasons To Read Anais Nin, Queen Of Feminist Erotica

Welcome to the 21st century, in which women have more power than ever before, yet have less power than ever before as well.

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4 Rules To Steamy (And Safe) Sexting

If you are 18 or over, dating online and using apps, sexting might be something you do. While we hear horror stories about sexting paving the way for revenge porn, we often forget that sexting can be fun and liberating. But there are ways to do it that will make you feel not only like a sexting goddess, but also safe and in control rather than victimized.

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Why It’s Not OK To Objectify Justin Trudeau

What a lot of us don’t realize is that the patriarchy also makes us think it’s OK to objectify men.

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March 8 is International Women's Day.

8 Badass Women To Remember On International Women’s Day

It’s International Women’s Day, which means we get an entire day to celebrate the accomplishments of the millions of women in the world.

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12 Reasons Why I Keep A Box Of Tampons On My Desk At Work

When I tell people that I keep a box of tampons on my desk at work, they are either surprised or they want to know why. As if keeping a box of tampons on my desk is any different than the box of Scooby-Doo Band-Aids or the bulk candy I keep on there as well.

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Revenge-flagging sucks.

3 Reasons Why Online 'Revenge Flagging' Is Good for Feminism

I’ve been doing the online dating thing for a little over a year now, and it’s the first time I’ve been doing it as a staunchly, outspoken, won’t-take-any-bullshit feminist. That’s how I discovered the curious system of “revenge flagging,” which is when guys don’t take rejection gracefully or can’t deal with a bruised ego — they flag the woman’s profile as revenge.

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Shame On Us: Why Didn’t We Believe Farrah Abraham About James Deen?

Before Stoya bravely took to Twitter to share her shocking secret, Farrah Abraham loudly complained of Deen’s manipulative and shady behavior, but no one believed her.

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