One’s A Slut & One’s a Stud

As a college student, it seems like sex is almost always a topic of discussion among me and my peers. I’ve lost count of the amount of “hook-up” stories I’ve overheard while trying to eat my buffalo mash in the dining hall. I feel like a college campus is one of the few places in […]

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Walk of Shame Kit

In today’s world of entrepreneurship craziness, a new product has arisen that will surely have feminists everywhere collectively saying ” What the freaky freak is up with our society?” This so called product basically exemplifies the absolute ridiculousness that is the Double Standard, though it is being packaged as a helpful toolkit for us ladies. […]

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A fiery response to the article, “Skills Vs. Serendipity: Why Men Are Studs and Women Are Sluts”

**Trigger warning**Sexual content and language** A couple weeks back, I had written about a ridiculously ignorant and sexist email titled, “Save the Sluts,” sent by a member of the college of William & Mary’s Sigma Chi fraternity chapter. When discussing that email, I had made a call to action; to not let something as profoundly […]

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SlutWalk to End Victim Blaming!

*TRIGGER WARNING: TOPIC OF SEXUAL ASSAULT/SLUT SHAMING* How do you define a slut? But really though. What amount of sexual promiscuity, revealing clothing and flirtatious dancing equates the term slut? As I’ve grown as a person I’ve realized that this term cannot be operationalized. If you’re going to call one woman a slut, you may as well call […]

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Sluts on Halloween: The Virgin-Whore Dichotomy

Virgin-whore dichotomy:  It’s an old, run-of-the-mill, jargon-y term used quite frequently among feminists with intense lexicons.  It’s defined pretty well in Stephanie Stroud’s post on cultural stereotypes on Miss Representation:  “The virgin-whore dichotomy…details that women fit neatly into the role of either an innocent, passive, selfless good girl or a hedonistic, morally-void, sensual bad girl. Unsurprisingly, these roles do […]

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Men, Let’s Be Considerate

When I was young, my mom and dad tried to teach me the odds and ends of manners. I’ve been told some of my first words were please and thank you. Before I was four I knew it was polite to open and hold the door for someone, and I remember doing so when my […]

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