It’s Not Poetry Snobbery: It’s Mockery of Sexual Assault.

Last month, a parody of Rupi Kaur's 'Milk and Honey' was published, featuring quotes from vines in place of Kaur's poetry. The internet community has found this hilarious: as they have made derogatory and dismissive comments regarding Kaur's work for years. For those of you who have not read Kaur's book, it is a selection …

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Five Historical Women Who Deserved Better

Growing up a feminist and eager historian was, and is, frustrating. In year nine when my friend and I heard the story of Rosalind Franklin's discovery of the double helix structure of DNA, we constructed an Apprentice-style dramatic piece to showcase the injustice at the hands of Watson and Crick. Likewise, being an avid fan …

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You don’t have to defend your contraception to anyone.

A war is being waged on women’s reproductive rights and their agency over their own bodies. With the President of the United States a misogynist and sexual predator, and a rise in right wing views regarding abortion and contraception; we as modern women live in fear for our health and lives. As of recent, women …

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Hugh Hefner Was Anything But a Sexual Liberator.

It's always difficult when a controversial figure dies. The criticisms one may have listed during their time alive suddenly appear tasteless and cruel. I have long been a critic of the Playboy enterprise and Hugh Hefner's sleazy treatment of women; and I hasten to add this won't change even in death. I initially remained silent …

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