Tag Archives: internalized misogyny

Dear White Ladies, let’s talk.

Dear White Ladies, I write to you as one of your own as I, too, am a white lady. I know the sting of sexism and misogyny but I also am (at least somewhat) aware of my own privilege. It … Continue reading

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Not gonna say I’m sorry…

“Well, as the facilitator, I can’t really say anything. I mean, how would someone new to the group feel? If they heard me just put a stop to a discussion. I need to think about the others in the meeting,” … Continue reading

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Past isn’t past – what women couldn’t do less than 50 years ago

I came across this list recently that notes 6 things women could not do fifty years ago. The one that irked me the most was the fact that it wasn’t illegal to deny women credit cards until 1974. This is among … Continue reading

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Welcome to misogyny, or where my thoughts on #WomenAgainstFeminism have taken me

I’ll never forget the first time I heard the word misogyny. It was during the first week of college. I stood in the bathroom, brushing my teeth and full of new freshman jitters. A bubbly girl with long dark hair … Continue reading

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