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

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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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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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Like the book says: Everybody poops!

Everybody Poops!: Why We Shouldn’t Poop Shame

Recently, my poop schedule got a little wonky and instead of going first thing in the morning (like I prefer), my bowel movements have unfortunately been at work. Usually, this wouldn’t be any issue, except the time I got unintentionally poop shamed.

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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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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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This is your brain on pro-lifers.

My Reaction To Seeing Pro-Life Protestors Outside My Workplace

I live, work,and was also raised in Canada, where abortion has been legal since the late '80s. And before that — since the late '60s — it was legal with the permission of a committee of doctors who would agree whether or not an abortion was necessary for the mental or physical well-being of the mother.

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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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It's OK to say it out loud.

5 Things I Learned From Being Admitted To A Mental-Health Crisis Clinic

Thanks to a number of different stressful factors, I was sent to the Centre For Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) emergency department recently at the "professional advice" (read: insistence) of my general physician. This all happened because I admitted to planning the care of my beloved cats in case I killed myself.

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Stop it.

Dear Certain Cisgender, Heterosexual, White Men In My Life:

I invite you to become feminist allies instead of continuing to selfishly throw all minorities under the bus in order to protect your fragile little male egos and incorrect sense of self-entitlement. If our interactions are any indication, I suspect that you see me as an overly emotional “feminazi bitch” who takes things too seriously. Let me tell you why you’re utterly wrong (and maybe assholes, too).

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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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