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It’s My Face and I Can Do What I Want

It’s My Face and I Can Do What I Want

I spend a LOT of time on YouTube, and amidst the music videos, CollegeHumor clips, and Vine compilations, my absolute favorite videos to watch are makeup tutorials. I adore the… Read more »

You Aren’t What You Eat

You Aren’t What You Eat

A couple months ago, I marched into my mother’s room holding a large head of lettuce. I raised it above my head and declared, “I AM GOING TO BE HEALTHY.”… Read more »

Weigh Your Words Instead

Weigh Your Words Instead

As soon as my grandmother comes home, my mother reports to her exactly what I had for lunch and breakfast. I am in the opposite side of the house, but… Read more »

The Fine Line Separating Exploitation and Empowerment

The Fine Line Separating Exploitation and Empowerment

Somewhere between the realms of extreme booty shaking and intense empowerment conferences, a very thin line exists. This barrier encourages women to ask the question: What is “exploitation” and what… Read more »

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