Tag Archives: Beyonce

Weekly Feminist Reader

Tweet In the [Susan] Sontag archives. Dylan Farrow speaks out: “There were experts willing to attack my credibility. There were doctors willing to gaslight an abused child.” Our formidable Samhita Mukhopadhyay on Her: “Is it so far-fetched to believe that this ability to be who you want to be, together with the very real connections we [...]
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Quote of the Day: Beyoncé on the myth of gender equality

Tweet “We need to stop buying into the myth about gender equality. It isn’t a reality yet. Today, women make up half of the U.S. workforce, but the average working woman earns only 77 percent of what the average working man makes. But unless women and men both say this is unacceptable, things will not [...]
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Weekly Feminist Reader

Tweet Traveling while black. Body as a second language: navigating queer girl culture on the autism spectrum. “I think I’m speaking for a bunch of girls when I say that the idea that feminism is completely natural and shouldn’t even be something that people find mildly surprising.” Tavi Gevinson interviews Lorde over at Rookie. After a [...]
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Weekly Feminist Reader

Tweet More reasons to love Beyonce. On January 1st, gay youth will now be allowed to be boy scouts, but can we really call it progress? #RealTalk on sex work: “Sex-positive feminists might party all night with the ‘sluts,’ but some folks couldn’t abide the ‘whores’ from the other side of privilege town.” On race, skin color, self-acceptance, [...]
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Weekly Feminist Reader

Tweet “Most of us [twentysomething women] aren’t scrambling to lock down boyfriends by age 25 — we’re busy building our careers.” A lengthy but important read on the relationship between “dick culture” and “rape culture”. Why I don’t do Christmas. On defending (and critiquing) Beyonce: “She’s not a perfect feminist (none of us are), she [...]
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