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Mara Hollander @maraalyse ?

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  • Mara Hollander wrote a new blog post: If it’s pretty, it’s not a sport   2 years, 1 month ago · View

    ThumbnailA SYTYCB entry The Olympics are a time of unity and excitement: we acknowledge diversity and achieve international cooperation; we celebrate feats of the human body that take our collective breath away. And somehow, during all of this, yelling  “but is it a sport!?” becomes another Olympic event. According to people who whined their way through Olympics [...]

  • Mara Hollander wrote a new blog post: “I’ve even known some women who have been raped.”   2 years, 2 months ago · View

    ThumbnailA SYTYCB entry After suggesting that women who have experienced “legitimate rape” have “ways to try to shut that whole thing down ,” Todd Akin donated another gem to Claire McCaskill’s Senate campaign: “I’ve even known some women who have been raped and it’s a terrible, terrible thing.” The scary truth is that we all know someone who has [...]

  • Mara Hollander commented on the blog post Rep. Steve King proves how much has sucks….again   2 years, 6 months ago · View

    I encourage you correct the state to which Rep. Steve King belongs! While NY-03, right near me, unfortunately plays host to *PETER* King, Rep. STEVE King, pictured here in all his offensive glory, is from IA-05. The parentheses next to his name should read R-IA. Thanks for making sure the citizens of New York aren’t [...]

  • Mara Hollander commented on the blog post Enough with the fashionable gender stereotypes   3 years, 1 month ago · View

    Great piece! Although obviously, I find the topic…incredibly distressing. These companies must think that they’re catering to the girls who find math difficult, but they’re also encouraging a culture in which that’s expected and completely acceptable. Algebra is not some abstract concept…we do it all the time, even when we don’t realize it. It’s obviously [...]

  • This was originally posted – followed by some extremely thoughtful comments – at georgetown girl , a blog about being a feminist at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C. When Old Spice first brought Isaiah Mustafa on board for what are,  totally objectively, the best commercials ever made , I was really confused. REALLY confused. Blending in with Superbowl Commercials, Mustafa [...]

  • Mara Hollander became a registered member   4 years, 3 months ago · View

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