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Doctor Who is being played by a woman; Sci-Fi ruined forever

After 54 years of men exclusively playing the alien known as ‘Doctor Who’ Jodie Whittaker will be taking on the role as the first woman to do so. Predictably this has not gone down well. After the announcement the wave of hateful comments poured in, which is not to say …

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FeminismPop Culture

We all need a little Faith

So teenskepchick isn’t really a space for religion, but it’s definitely a space for super heroes and Faith is shaping up to be a favourite of mine. Faith is a relatively new series which began in 2016 by Valiant entertainment and created by a host of lovely people: Jody Houser …

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Feminism

Investing in Women for Women’s Day

crossposted from Coffeefied,Operafied,Fluffified,Beglittered I make microloans via Kiva microfinance Organization on a regular basis, and as part of International Women’s Day, Kiva is sponsoring $3 million (!!!) in free loans to women as a way to empower women, and, by making their lives better, make everyone’s lives better. Go here to …

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ActivismFeminism

Shower thoughts on body positivity

CW: Examines body positivity and feelings of inadequacy due to being over weight. I firmly believe I will be taking a shower one day and as if struck by the grace of some stray particles of inspiration I shall think up the end of my novel. I believe this as …

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In Which my Husband is Consulted on my Shopping

Silly me, I have generally assumed that when I go shopping I am an independent person with the financial resources necessary to shop.  Fortunately, dealers in women’s clothing near where I work have reminded me this is not the case, by displaying a sign saying “Your husband called, it’s okay …

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Feminism

In Which I Attend a Sex Toy Party and Experience a Sharp Pain in my Feminism

Apparently something women do in the US is have parties in their homes in which merchants sell stuff to all their friends.  Sometimes these merchants are selling sex toys. I was invited to one such party by a coworker. For an event claiming to entertain, empower, and educate women (and …

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Feminism

Menstrual Hygiene Day

May 28th is Menstrual Hygiene Day.  It’s a day to talk about the problems women around the world face in dealing with their periods.  There are a lot of girls who miss a lot of school because they lack access to any menstrual supplies for dealing with the situation. In …

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FeminismPop Culture

Who you gonna call?

Who’s excited? Can you tell I’m excited? GHOSTBUSTERS!!!

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