Quinta Brunson, a Black comedian from Western Philadelphia, is best known for creating, executive producing, co-writing, and starring in the award-winning TV series Abbott Elementary. For those who don’t know anything about Abbott Elementary, it is a mockumentary-style comedy show surrounding a group of hard-working, dedicated, and passionate teachers at a Philadelphia public school; it […]
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I’m sure everyone has heard of stereotypes like “the crazy cat lady” and “the boy-crazy fangirl”. While stereotypes like these have become a normalized part of our society, they’re harmful, sexist, and completely objectify women and their interests. Starting with the “crazy cat lady”, “it represents a sad and lonely [single] woman who uses felines […]
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Anyone who has listened to “Pink Pony Club” knows that Chappell Roan is the real deal regarding new, engaging, and fun pop music. Not only are Roan’s lyrics passionate and honest, but her pop production is also unique. Her stage name is inspired by her late grandfather, Dennis K. Chappell, and his favorite song, “The […]
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Ok let’s talk beauty standards. As a woman of color who grew up in a predominantly white and privileged area, to again, attending predominantly white private schools, I have always had an internalized skewed view of beauty and myself. There are many factors that have caused these insecurities that I am sure a lot of […]
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Pumpkin spice lattes take over the coffee game when September hits. Yet all because the trend is feminine coded, the media must make fun of it.
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I hope this can serve as comfort and validation, and ultimately reveal the beautifully painful words from the unfiltered soul.
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Growing up as a girl and facing criticism for having interests There is a long, tortured history with the concept of women being fans and a steep criticism with gendered and sexist roots. There is no aspect of entertainment and interests that women and girls are not criticized for. The “fangirl” is characterized as a […]
Read More Can I Enjoy Anything? The GEndered Criticism of Being A Fan
This post has been edited on 10/19 by smalltowngemini Feminism has been a fight and a hot topic since the 1800s. With movements such as the women’s suffrage movement, the women’s liberation movement, and the black feminism movement, powerful woman leaders can seldom be ignored (although many do try). These movements have brought about waves […]
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Let’s talk about sex. You heard me. Let’s talk about it. More specifically, Iet’s talk about the shame and stigma surrounding women who like to have sex. What a wild concept, right? That a female, just like a testosterone-driven male, can want and enjoy “it”, too. In fact, there is beauty and power to a […]
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the rise and fall of andrew tate Banned… again? Andrew Tate, viral TikTok star, has been banned from yet another social media platform. The famous kick-boxer doubles as an internet sensation and gained fame on TikTok after a ‘banning spree’ on his other media accounts.The TikTok hashtag #AndrewTate has a staggering 16.2 billion views, which […]
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