Interview with Dr. Mazzarella

BrunetteBloggr: I wanted to start this off by saying thank you so much for your time, it’s very exciting to have you back on the blog after some time now. For the readers who don’t know you, do you mind introducing yourself as well as some of your educational background?  Dr. Mazzarella: My bachelor’s degree […]

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Keep Your Hands Out of My Library

Children’s books and stories are fundamental to developmental growth. I personally was a The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle kind of gal. But, books were a cornerstone of my, and many others, childhoods. These stories can teach us fundamentals of how to read, count, name colors, and understand what sounds barnyard animals make. But […]

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The Killjoys of Tik Tok

There is no one way to be a perfect feminist. How a person chooses to support and share feminism depends first how they define their feminism, the spectrum is wide. That being said, popular feminist, Sara Ahmed, outlines one way to live a feminist lifestyle. In her book Living a Feminist Life she outlines what […]

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The Problem With Pronouns

I want to explore the topic of gender based pronouns, but first I think it is important to quickly distinguish the difference between sex and gender for anyone who might not be familiar. Sex refers to the biology of a person, whereas gender is a social construction of what it means to be more feminine or masculine. Furthermore, sexual orientation and sexuality typically refer to one’s physical, emotional, and/or romantic attractions.   Like […]

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college party sexism

Pimps and Hoes  CEOs and Office Hoes Golf Pros and Tennis Hoes  Bros and Hoes  These are some of the themes of mixers I’ve been invited to throughout my college career. What’s the common theme here? Hoes. The basic formula = any profession + hoes.  These themes reflect the sexism that is ingrained in college […]

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