Girls on the Internet: taking the pulse of the personal essay

Girls on the Internet: taking the pulse of the personal essay

It is the best of times for online personal writing, it is the worst of times for online personal writing.

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P.E.I. Decides It Cares About Women*, Will Finally Provide Abortion Services

P.E.I. Decides It Cares About Women*, Will Finally Provide Abortion Services

After 34 years, Prince Edward Island will finally stop blocking abortion access. Why did it take so long? And why does it always come down to money?

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Ask Her More… Please

Ask Her More… Please

We literally DGAF what’s in an Oscar nominee’s purse.

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#FREEKESHA

#FREEKESHA

Kesha is being forced to work with the man she says abused her.

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On sexist microaggressions, or death by a thousand cuts

On sexist microaggressions, or death by a thousand cuts

“You’d be prettier if you smiled.”

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Meet JANE, Hollywood’s sexy-without-trying everywoman!

Meet JANE, Hollywood’s sexy-without-trying everywoman!

A hilarious new Twitter account effortlessly showcases the limited range of available options when it comes to portrayals of women in movies.

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How A Victim Should Be

How A Victim Should Be

Our culture expects a lot of sexual assault victims.

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The trouble with ‘chick lit’

The trouble with ‘chick lit’

The term is dismissive, it’s other-ing, and it’s time we stop using it.

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This is —30—

This is —30—

A short memoir of a retired music writer, musing on fandom, feminism and identity.

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We Really Should All Be Feminists — So Why Aren’t We?

We Really Should All Be Feminists — So Why Aren’t We?

Sweden is putting Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s landmark TEDx Talk-turned-essay We Should All Be Feminists into the hands of every 16-year-old. Canada should consider doing the same for women aged 35-45.

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