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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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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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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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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Dorothy Parker

Why Dorothy Parker Is A Feminist Role Model

If you haven’t thought of Dorothy Parker (known as Dot or Dottie) since English Literature in high school that needs to change as soon as possible. All modern day women should turn to the goddess Parker, for lessons on how to survive in a man’s world.

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Be a good dad. It's that simple.

8 Dad Stereotypes That Are Anti-Feminist And Need To Stop

It’s the 21st century and there are still dad stereotypes that are not only anti-feminist but also downright backwards thinking that need to stop. But you can’t stop something until you know what it is, so here is a list:

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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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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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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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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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