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#askhermore

By: Maggie McMorrow Around the time of the Golden Globes, Amy Poehler made a request to the reporters that would be interviewing celebrities on the red carpet, that request was to #askhermore. If anyone has ever watched a red carpet for any award show, you will know that the most important, and sometimes the only, […]

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Deconstructing My Own Misogyny

By: Ginger Mayo During the Superbowl, my mom and I did what any uninterested American would do on such a momentous event – watch the Law and Order SVU Bensonbowl marathon and read periodic live-tweet updates to see if the Patriots had clobbered the Seahawks yet. Truly patriotic. Although, I can’t mock myself too much, […]

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Teaching a Generation

By: Natalia Atwal Over the past fifteen years rape has become less of a far-fetched thought and more of a terrifying reality in most parts of the world. In America every two minutes someone is sexually assaulted. Close to half of these victims are under the age of 18 and according to RAINN (Rape, Abuse […]

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5 Black Feminists Everyone Should Know

By: Maggie McMorrow As February is a month that celebrates Black History, I thought it would be only appropriate for DOTG to celebrate some amazing black feminists that everyone should know. 1)Audre Lorde She is a self proclaimed, “black, lesbian, mother, warrior, poet.” She dedicated her life and talent as a poet to talking about […]

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Do You Even Makeup?

By: Zarin Hamid “I’m so ugly without makeup.” “I was late because I had to put on makeup.” “I skipped class because I ran out of makeup.” Hold up! What I have realized recently– and it seems to be a popular trend with teens– is girls NEED for makeup to cover up their flaws. However, […]

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Scout, The Innocent Feminist

By: Ava McElhone Yates With the announcement of a new novel written by Harper Lee, many people have begun to revisit her classic novel, To Kill A Mockingbird. This story is centered on and narrated by a confident young girl named Scout. I first read this book in my eighth grade english class and, like many people, […]

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#20BeautifulWomen, Self-Love, and Narcissism

By Leah Weigel There has been a tag going around my Instagram feed called #20BeautifulWomen. The idea is for women to post a picture of themselves where they feel beautiful, and tag 20 other women in that photo to do the same. I love the idea of stirring up some self-love and support of fellow […]

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Open Letter to My Father

By: Eveline Lynch Dad, I want you to know that I think you are very strong. I see that you work hard for your family because you want the best for my siblings and I. You should know that it hasn’t gone unnoticed. I know that you, more often than not, mean well with the […]

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A Call to (Feminist) Arms

BY: Jen Carey Recently there’s been a drastic increase in support for groups that stand for equality. Courtesy of liberated ladies in film, music, and publishing, some men (though considerably less in numbers) in the same fields, and rad new publications, movies, and music, the word feminism has settled more comfortably on tongues than it […]

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ISIS and Female Oppression

BY: Ally O’Conner As a disclaimer, ISIS is not in any way a representation of Islam as a religion, it is a minority terrorist group that should not be associated with the 1.2 billion people practicing Islam peacefully. Such associations lead to toxic Islamophobia and violence against innocent people. If you watch the news or […]

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