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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Marlo blogs like a woman about Always’ new #LikeAGirl video.
Stop dismissing women as ‘hysterical’ — especially when they’re talking about rape culture.
Rape is a visceral, potent word and using it carelessly — read: using it to describe, you know, ANYTHING OTHER THAN RAPE — diminishes it. SCREAMING’S Jen Zoratti has a serious bone to pick with careless talkers.
This post may seem at first glance like it’s about Kim Kardashian but it’s not. The tabloid darling everyone loves to hate is merely being mentioned here as a convenient lead-in to the actual topic, which is a particular turn of phrase that often pops up whenever a woman announces she’s pregnant.