Tag Archive for language

This is What Happens When You Take Femininity Out of Feminism

I used to love awards shows like the VMAs or the Emmys. Then I turned 12. Today, I was reminded why I don’t watch anymore—why awards shows are probably the worst form of reality television: they are a microcosm of everything that’s wrong with society. Take the idea of feminism, for which the mega-international-superstar Beyoncé was the curious spokesperson on… Read more →

Who’s Native?

I recently filled out an application for a public organization and was blown away by one of the first questions. I was shocked at how illogical and inconsistent the options were for this question and was tempted not to answer or to answer it in such a way that would confuse the writers more than they already were as evidenced… Read more →