Tag Archives: sisterhood

“Check your bitch,” side chicks, and dehumanizing other women

Tweet So I finally forced myself to catch up on Vh1′s Love & Hip Hop Atlanta. It was quite the task and left me grateful for the healthy relationships that I’m involved in. At the very least, I can write pieces like this with at least a little bit of authority. And good thing for [...]
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Girlfriend or “no” friend: Platonic relationships and sexist tropes

Tweet  Platonic relationships between women have always been “suspect” in the general opinion. We can look back as far as the Salem witch trials, for example, to see exactly how dangerous it was in America for women to build sustainable relationships with one another without the supervision of men. Back then, women who were single, [...]
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Sisterhood is still powerful: Reflections on “Life is But a Dream”

TweetI don’t think I need to clarify to anyone where I was this past Saturday at 9PM EST. Actually, at 8:50PM I was planted firmly in front of the television, counting down the minutes until Life is But a Dream debuted. I wasn’t entirely sure what to expect–you just never know with Beyonce–and to say [...]
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