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Grace Drake @gdg72 ?

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  • Grace Drake commented on the blog post Telling women to smile is sexist   2 years, 5 months ago · View

    I get this all the time too. One week, both of my grandfathers were in the hospital and my cats of fifteen years had just died. Of course, I was feeling pretty down all week and then my art teacher told me, “You’re so pretty. Smile.” No. I’m going to be sad when I need [...]

  • Grace Drake wrote a new blog post: Southern Society and Sexism   2 years, 8 months ago · View

    The southern United States is often used as a scapegoat for many of the nation’s social injustices–we have the lowest teacher salaries, many civil rights issues, and a bad track record in electing politicians who are proactive in social reform. We are often painted as the most bigoted, backwards region in the world. I love [...]

  • Grace Drake commented on the blog post Sixteen and Feminist   3 years ago · View

    I think you might have misunderstood my statement that all of my peers were smart. Lots of smart people disagree with me and I respect them for understanding their beliefs and knowing what they are disagreeing with. I was trying to convey my despair at discovering that smart kids didn’t even know what feminism was, [...]

  • Grace Drake wrote a new blog post: Sixteen and Feminist   3 years, 1 month ago · View

    I’d love to think that my generation is an open-minded one, full of free spirits who make their own decisions about religion and politics. I’d love to be a part of a generation like that. Being a teenager, I often feel flattered when people refer to those of my age group as liberal and independent. [...]

  • Grace Drake became a registered member   3 years, 1 month ago · View

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