Ageism

Can You Enjoy The Beauty Industry Without Hating Yourself?​

Can you partake in the beauty industry and still feel good about your self-worth?

Can you partake in the beauty industry — makeup, tutorials, magazines, and the oppressive standards they impose — and still feel good about your self-worth?

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Being Judgy About Beauty Treatments Was Just My Own Baggage

Obviously, now from my elder perch, I realize it’s best to not be judgy about beauty treatments.

Obviously, now from my elder perch, I realize it’s best to withhold judgment, especially contempt for actions that bring personal joy at life stages you haven’t reached yet. (Though I’m still not married and get cranky that women are taking their husband’s last names more so than twenty years ago.)

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Men May Prefer Younger Women, But Women Don’t Give A Sh*t

Overall, women don’t want to be 22 again.

When men’s dating preferences were observed, the age of women they expressed interest in never (never!) deviated from the early 20s.

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Why Do We Hate It When A Woman Changes?

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There’s a saying that if it’s not broke, don’t fix it. But what happens when something or someone does change — especially if that person’s a woman?

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I'm In My 20s And I Know I Don't Want Kids

The fact that your opinions are subject to change doesn’t make them invalid as they exist now. Image: Thinkstock.

I'm 23 years old, I don’t want children, and every elder who discovers this feels compelled to tell me how wrong I am about my own feelings.

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Reclaiming Sexuality As We Age

Reclaiming our sexuality as we age is a feminist act. Image: Thinkstock.

[CN: ageism, sexism] What kind of screwed-up culture do we live in where young girls are considered to be sexual beings, but women over 40 are “too old” to be desirable?

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The Unique Irony Of Shaming Millennial Bernie Supporters

Put simply, his platform directly addresses conditions millennials have struggled with all their lives, offering immediate change, rather than gradual proposals.

It’s a well-documented fact that a majority of Democrats under 30 support Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders. From the earliest races in the primary, he led with this demographic by huge margins, and shocked many with his emphatic popularity among millennial women, whom the Clinton campaign was understandably banking on.

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The Gender Wage Gap: It's About Age

The age-based pattern has remained fixed: around age 35, each generation of women has watched their male peers outstrip them in pay and promotion.

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Silicon Valley Has an Ageism Problem! And Plastic Surgeons Are Happy To Oblige the Obsession

Riding the image of the youthful Ivy League dropout, Silicon Valley is biased toward the young, even though hard data suggests youth doesn't have the ineffable "innovation" everyone is chasing.

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Rosario Dawson Slams Hollywood's 'Isms (Sexism, Ageism, Racism)

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