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Mariel @iowacity ?

active 3 years, 9 months ago
  • Mariel commented on the blog post A Letter to Feministing.org   3 years, 9 months ago · View

    I’m unsure as to what the rejections from Bitch magazine have to do with your feeling unsafe around men. It seems they weren’t interested in your work, and if I was in your shoes I would have vented to friends, not broadcast it across another feminist website that shares the same circle of readers and [...]

  • Mariel commented on the blog post Gender, Illness, and Partially Answered Questions   3 years, 9 months ago · View

    Hope everything goes well for you. Please keep us updated.

  • Mariel commented on the blog post Letter to My Daughter   3 years, 9 months ago · View

    You’re doing the right thing. My mother was a PhD who never went into the workforce so she could raise her children. I looked on her choice contemptuously as a child and teen, because I felt she had wasted her potential and was sponging off my father. I also felt her choice negated the validity [...]

  • Mariel wrote a new blog post: One costume to rule them all. . .   3 years, 9 months ago · View

    ThumbnailIt being Halloween time, any resident of the blogosphere has seen posts after posts about racist Halloween costumes. I have one I’d like to share, from my own circle of acquaintances: (T/W extreme poor taste after the jump. . .) . My biggest problem with this costume is not what they are portraying, but what this [...]

  • Mariel commented on the blog post Videos/Media to help convert family members to Feminism?   3 years, 9 months ago · View

    Trying to force-feed or sneak your dad feminist propaganda isn’t going to work–he’ll pick up on any token liberality to it and shut down. YOU need to be the best example to your father of a feminist, of a woman unconstrained by gender roles and totally cool with smashing outside of boxes. You, yourself, have [...]

  • Mariel became a registered member   3 years, 10 months ago · View

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