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

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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