Tag Archives: young women

Guest post: Shaming and taming teenage girls

TweetThis is a guest post from Australian feminists Nina Funnell and Dannielle Miller. Nina Funnell is a social commentator and freelance opinion writer. She works as an anti-sexual assault and domestic violence campaigner and is also currently completing her first book on “sexting,” teen girls and moral panics. Dannielle Miller is the founder and CEO [...]
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Quick Hit: Check out “Rookie”!

Tweet“Rookie,” Tavi Gevinson’s new website for teenage girls, has officially launched. With a classy, simple layout and three posts per day by a roster of very cool contributors (including our very own Lori!), it kinda makes me want to go back and do high school again–with better style this time. I especially loved Tavi’s first [...]
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Quick hit: Hugo Schwyzer on the connection between perfectionism and unhealthy relationships

TweetHugo Schwyzer has been writing a lot about perfectionism of late, because as someone who teaches college-aged women, it’s a problem he comes across quite frequently. In his most recent post on perfectionism, he writes about the belief that he finds among some of his students that unless a woman is approaching physical “perfection,” she [...]
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A movement has got to move.

Tweet I’m adding my thoughts in response to Susan Faludi’s recent Harper’s article. Courtney began our series yesterday, with this response. I just got to the end of the piece, and it’s almost impossible to leave it feeling anything but sadness and maybe some anger. For someone who positions herself outside of the waves of [...]
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