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April 5, 2020   |   Ithaca, NY

Letter to the Editor: Ithaca College needs to address women separately

By | Oct 28, 2014

My husband and I graduated from Ithaca College in 2009.

Golden Age of Female Superheroes May Be Around the Corner

By | Apr 8, 2014

In October, a tongue-in-cheek blog post laid out the argument against a Wonder Woman film: female action heroes don’t work, no director would want to make it, no actress could suit the role, and Catwoman all-around sucked.

Oy With the Princesses Already

By | Feb 27, 2014

Unless you haven’t been out in public or on the Internet for at least three months (in which case, thank you for choosing my blog as your triumphant return to cyberspace), you know that Disney’s Frozen is something of a cultural phenomenon.

College Men on Why Vaginas are Important

By | Oct 20, 2013

So, in case you didn’t get enough vagina talk in my last post, here’s a video from the kids at Connecticut College (you know, the people who found out that Oreo cookies are just as addictive as cocaine) who asked 100 of the men at their college to explain why they think that vaginas are important as a part of a campaign for V Day. 

American Apparel is Getting Off on Period Power

By | Oct 16, 2013

The internet has been abuzz lately about American Apparel’s latest shocker – a shirt that depicts the crotch of a woman who is menstruating and masturbating.

Made Up

By | Mar 25, 2013

I’ve been talking a lot about makeup lately. And not in the Seventeen-esque “what color eye shadow will match my nail polish and skin tone while still making it look like I don’t have any eye shadow on” kind of way. The conversations I’ve been having—with my boyfriend, with other feminists, with my little sister—have…

Diva WHAT?

By | Mar 5, 2013

Before you freak at the mention of *whispers* … periods, hear me out. If you are a woman who has gone through puberty, you probably have your period about a dozen times every year. You’ve likely had numerous awkward conversations with parents and teachers about it, regrettably ruined at least a couple pairs of underwear,…

Why Feminism?

By | Feb 27, 2013

One of the many questions I’m constantly asked as people seek to understand (or maybe break down) my feminist ideals is “Why ‘feminism’? Why not ‘egalitarianism’? Or ‘humanism’?” This question, though initially intriguing, overlooks the very essential concept at the center of feminist thought: that the female—the feminine, the woman—is constantly and inarguable devalued within…