Progressive Politics and the National Young Feminist Leadership Conference

Let me preface by saying that the National Young Feminist Leadership conference provided a substantial service in its education on cultivating political involvement. Teaching young people the means to get engaged in civic movements and political activities is an unquestionably necessary route to combating regressive policies such as abortion restrictions, the defunding of Planned Parenthood, […]

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A Review of Sexuality and Environment in Alison Bechdel’s “Fun Home”

The last page of Alison Bechdel’s graphic novel Fun Home is of a younger Bechdel jumping into the outstretched arms of her father in a swimming pool, a fully realized moment of connection that the two were often bereft of. The plot follows Alison Bechdel reflecting on her father’s supposed suicide, showcasing both her relationship […]

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How to Love a Giantess

The first time I learned about love was through watching Disney’s “Alice in Wonderland.” I was four years old when I witnessed Alice eat that cookie, grow a hundred feet and then stick her gigantic foot right in the doorknob’s face. My excitement at watching Alice get big prompted me to watch the film so […]

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The Birth Control Blues

I never had to argue with my mother about birth control in high school. I suppose it was either because I was not very sexually active at the time or because I was a male and thus if I were to consume birth control, it would have likely turned my intestines into magma. Therefore, the […]

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