Sex Ed: How to be an Askable Adult, and Why It’s Vital You Do So

If you think sex education is an unnecessary and unimportant topic of conversation, I recommend you spend an hour in your average, smelly, pubescent-ridden  middle school or watch John Oliver’s special on the issue.  I recently reached out to the very cool, very reality-driven sex ed specialist Laura Leischner who works with various high schools […]

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How My Family Shaped My Feminism

  I would not describe my family as “progressive.” A good majority of my family is from the South and conservative values permeated my childhood experience. However, unbeknownst to them, a few of my family members have had a key role in defining how I identify and perform my feminism. I  would like to dedicate today’s […]

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“Daddy are You a Misogynist?”

I was raised by a single mother, she has a white-collar job, and always preached about the importance of being “self-sufficient“. The most important lesson that my mother taught me is that, as a woman, you need to be able to have job where you can support yourself and your children without the help of a […]

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