Tag Archives: kyriarchy

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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Over It: The Oppression Olympics

Down in Rio, the 2016 Summer Olympics are underway. Meanwhile, in Cyber Land, another type of Olympics are well underway and have been for decades. These would be the Oppression Olympics, a “competition” of sorts in which groups of oppressed … Continue reading

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A Privileged White Lady processes BBHMM and challenges her own white supremacist beliefs

Spoiler alert: In the end, I finally take off my white privilege earmuffs long enough to really hear what women of color saying. Overall, I like Rihanna and her music. I wasn’t that into Bitch Better Have My Money (BBHMM) … Continue reading

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Cosby, the Patriarchy, Houser and White Supremacy

There have been articles going around recently that have left me super unsettled. As the accusations against Cosby kept coming, there were people who lambasted the accusers as being part of an orchestrated modern day lynching. There was also an … Continue reading

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On The Importance of Recognizing Intersection

The most recent news story of white police officer brutality against unarmed black civilians really highlights, to me, the importance of intersectional feminism. In case you’re unsure which instance I’m referring to, it’s the one from this past weekend in McKinley, … Continue reading

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Can a female body part be gentrified?

Because you know I’m all about that bass ‘Bout that bass, no treble That’s how new-to-the-scene Meagan Trainor’s hit song starts. I’ll admit that I was ignorant at first and decided I liked the song without much further contemplation of … 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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