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Stereotypes, Stereotypes Everywhere

Don’t ask how but the other day I found myself in one of those ‘games for girls’ sites that apparently have existed without my previous knowledge for a while now. What I found was boring at best and insulting at worst, reducing their target audience to people for whom ‘games’ …

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Eating Disorders: The Demographic

As part of our series on eating disorders, I wanted to examine the prevalent view of eating disorders- especially anorexia and bulimia- as a “White girl” problem. It is often forgotten that it isn’t just teenage girls who suffer from EDs; they also occur in older women, men and children, …

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Men Are Our Friends

I am a feminist. Most of the Teen Skepchicks are, and all are for equal rights. But I’m seeing a growing trend of misandry (the hatred of men; opposite of misogyny), especially in social networking, and it’s not okay. As women continue to battle for fully equal rights, we have …

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