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lies told by at least one female

lies told by at least one female

A twitter hashtag is going around, getting people all riled up. It’s called #liestoldbyfemales and it’s largely sexist bullshit. Shit like “Tell me the truth, I won’t get mad” and “No I’m not jealous!” and “I’m not a stupid slut.” You know, things that are lies! That upsets me, especially because I am a female and(…)

how to love your body on thanksgiving

how to love your body on thanksgiving

I published this a year ago on CollegeFashion.net. It seems worth bringing up again. Enjoy! I’m going to reveal an unpopular opinion: Thanksgiving is one of my least favorite holidays. (I know, what?) Maybe it’s that I’m not a fan of cranberry sauce. Maybe it just feels anticlimactic, being wedged between my two absolute favorite holidays (Halloween and(…)

stop describing food as “guilt free” you jerks

stop describing food as “guilt free” you jerks

Pinterest-addict that I am, I’ve noticed a pretty irritating trend lately. Maybe it has to do with everyone’s favorite upcoming eat-until-you-hate-yourself holiday. Healthier versions of food are now being marketed as not “low calorie” or “nutrient rich” or whatever, but “guilt free.” I’m sorry, but what? A quick search reveals that all of these otherwise(…)

come on, skinny love: body shaming goes both ways

come on, skinny love: body shaming goes both ways

CW: Self-harm, body shaming, body image issues, etc. This is a guest post. So here’s how it is: Over the past few months I’ve been seeing a lot of people actively campaigning against fat-shaming, which is awesome. You know, it’s not like everyone who is “overweight” or “pudgy” can control their weight. Sometimes it’s genetic;(…)

a series of reappropriated poetry: what it means to be a girl

a series of reappropriated poetry: what it means to be a girl

This is the third and final in “A Series of Reappropriated Poetry: Derived mainly from Bilboard 100 and American Top 40,” a series of guest posts/poems by Shreena T, Brown ’16. what it means to be a girl You make me wanna act like a girl Paint my nails and wear high heels I’ve got(…)

ask that girl: how to not eat boring salads every day

ask that girl: how to not eat boring salads every day

Hey Clara! I just found your blog today off of an article on Pinterest. I’m an upcoming freshman in college and I am in love with your blog. I have some fears surrounding food — I am mostly vegetarian (I have chicken/turkey bacon like once or twice every two months or so) and I don’t wanna be eating(…)