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The feminist on/off switch

I can’t afford to be selective about when and where I challenge paradigms that dominate. The point is that they dominate – if I give an inch, they can take a mile just with sheer momentum. […] If I can reasonably sustain myself, I don’t get to take a break JUST BECAUSE IT’S HARD. […] Dealing with these things at home is, in a sense, really getting inside my own head. Continue reading

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Dinner table activism

It started with a conversation about Walmart. My mom witnessed this “poor teenaged girl” (interesting how her presumed vulnerability is used to invoke sympathy) waiting on line for over an hour, trying to return an ipod she had just bought … Continue reading

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