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worth checking out: dear kate

worth checking out: dear kate

Gross conversation time! But it comes with a discount code at the end! If you’re one of my male readers, you can stop reading right now because this post is going to confuse and upset you! We’re going to be talking about periods. Specifically, underwear that you wear during your period. It’s ugly and gross and(…)

dear huffington post, don’t tell me what to do

dear huffington post, don’t tell me what to do

You’ve seen Huffington Post’s 23 Things Every Woman Should Stop Doing floating around your news feed, right? I’ve mostly seen women posting it with some kind of pleasant commentary like “OMG this is a must read!” or “I needed this – I’m so bad at not being self-deprecating! Oops!” as though without the wonderfully helpful(…)

trend watch: all eyes on you

trend watch: all eyes on you

According to Refinery29, the biggest trend of the season is likely to be eyeball-related. I find this delightfully weird, and have decided to endorse it wholeheartedly. What’s next? “Oh, in Spring 2014, we will see lumpy amoeba shapes make a splash. In the summer, expect to see your favorite garments printed with images of road(…)

52 racist things about this “asian girlz” music video

52 racist things about this “asian girlz” music video

The typeface. The first nine notes. “You’re my asian girl,” as a refrain, in general. (It’s not like saying “Ooh my brown-eyed girl,” which is just describing the girl and one of her nice qualities. Instead, “You’re my asian girl” is basically saying “I like you because of your ethnicity and if you leave I’ll(…)

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(…)

a series of reappropriated poetry: mashup

a series of reappropriated poetry: mashup

This is the first in “A Series of Reappropriated Poetry: Derived mainly from Bilboard 100 and American Top 40,” a three-part series of guest posts/poems by Shreena T, Brown ’16.  mashup Her eyes, her eyes make the stars look like they’re not shining Make your eyes shine brighter than the stars, now with NEW CoverGirl Exact Eyelights.(…)

summer makeup essentials with a dash of feminism

summer makeup essentials with a dash of feminism

Last week, my sister facebook messaged me. Grace: how cold is hell right now? Grace: …now ask “why do you ask?” Me: …. why do you ask?? Grace: because hell has frozen over: i’ve decided to start wearing makeup. Me: KSFJEIOWAHFKDLS; YAYYYY!!!! Me: wait I’m so excited Me: oh my gosh I’ve been trying to(…)