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It’s Time To Retire “Grease” As A School Play

I wondered what on earth anyone was thinking having a bunch of preteens celebrate this sexist, don’t-be-yourself, do-anything-for-a-man garbage Read...
Jenna Glatzer    |   05.14.19   |   SHARE
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Ariana and Virgie

Take The Cake: Are High School Dress Codes Especially Unfair To Plus-Size Teen Girls?

Fat girls have less latitude in every arena – clothing is no exception with high school dress codes. Fat women’s bodies are constructed as “outlaw” Read...
Virgie Tovar    |   09.20.18   |   SHARE
Yes, men, even woke men, still say the most unbelievable things to us in bed.

Things Men Need To Stop Saying To Women In Bed

Yes, men, even woke men, still say the most unbelievable things to us in bed and most of the time, we don’t say anything back. Read...
Kerry Neville    |   06.4.18   |   SHARE
Sex + Love
We can give our children tools to empower them when they are bombarded with harmful and oppressive messages.

How To Counter The Sexist Bullsh*t Your Daughters Learn At School  

How do we, as parents, counter this deeply ingrained message that our girls and young women are supposed to look a certain way to be accepted? Read...
Sam Milam    |   02.6.18   |   SHARE
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Women who appear as homeowners or home seekers across HGTV’s programming are portrayed almost exclusively in terms of extremes.

Why Does HGTV Want Its Viewers To Hate Women?

Why must HGTV’s production and editing teams insist on painting the women who appear on their popular shows in wildly broad strokes of high Read...
Alli Hoff Kosik    |   01.16.18   |   SHARE
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It's taken me years to appreciate my body. There is nothing wrong with wanting to show it off.

A Guy Telling You What To Wear Is Not Cute, It's Controlling

It's taken me years to appreciate my body. There is nothing wrong with wanting to show it off. I never let a guy tell me what to wear! Read...
Jessica Wendroff    |   11.3.17   |   SHARE
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A middle schooler's act of defiance has called into question the purpose of their dress code.

Lovers & Fighters In America: 6th Grader Molly Neuner Shares Why She Challenged Her School's Sexist Dress Code

The following day, instead of adhering to the dress code, Molly decided to take a stand against it. She wore another sleeveless top to school and Read...
Shannon Day    |   04.28.17   |   SHARE
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This costume: approved.

5 Things To Consider Before Choosing A Halloween Costume

We seem to reach Peak Asshole around Halloween. Read...
Bridget Brown    |   09.21.15   |   SHARE
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