Sex Positivity: Can We Stop Ignoring Women’s Sexual Experience Already?

When you hear the term “women’s health,” you might automatically think “contraceptives” or “abortion.” While reproductive rights certainly do play a huge role in a woman’s health, I would argue that reproductive health may even fall under the larger umbrella of sexual health. According to the World Health Association, sexual health can be defined as […]

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Have an Ethical Holiday!

This past Friday was Black Friday, and while I did not go shopping, I did drive past the outlet mall and saw hundreds of cars jammed into the parking lot. It’s no secret that he holiday season has been highly commercialized, and because of this, every year around this time, consumerism spikes and huge corporations […]

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“Trump Won. Get Over it.”

TW: brief mentions of sexual assault/rape “So,” she said with a heavy sigh, “do we want to talk about it?” It was the day after the election, and my normally lively class was silent. As a political science minor, this election was fascinating to me on an academic level. Nobody saw this coming – not […]

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A Feminist Response to: “I Am A Female And I Am So Over Feminists”

Image Source: Flickr Creative Commons TW: brief mentions of rape, sexual assault For the past several months, I’ve been seeing an article floating around my Facebook feed – one disturbingly titled, “I am a Female and I am So Over Feminists.” While I’ve been forced to read this line many times from all the “shares” it’s been […]

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Why Makeup is More than Skin-deep

Image: Flickr Creative Commons Yesterday, I was hanging out with a group of friends when one of them (a white, straight, cisgender male) mentioned that he “hates makeup,” mainly because it’s “false advertising,” and “a waste of time and money.” I sat there (rocking a fabulous full face of makeup, complete with contouring, a smoky-eye […]

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