Author: Kristin Devine

Kristin is a geek, a libertarian, and a domestic goddess. She lives in a wildlife refuge in rural Washington state with too many children and way too many animals and works with women around the world as a fertility counselor. There's also a blog which most people would very much disapprove of https://atomicfeminist.com/
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Remember The Man

It’s Father’s Day, so here are some songs celebrating The Man in his various incarnations that we can all enjoy regardless of our daddy issues.

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Heroes and Villains

How can any of us be held responsible for being bad, or given credit for being good, if all we are is conscienceless computer programs easily corrupted by a traumatic childhood?

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Trophy Lives

It is epically discouraging to know that no matter how hard you try, someone else is always going to be better.

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Beauty Fades

The reason why women brag about being 35 or 40 or 50 is because they’re proud of it.

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Mira Sue

Some people say Star Trek: The Original Series’ Mira Romaine is a Mary Sue only because she was written by a woman.

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Call Your Mother

Phone-y tunes for a real good Mother’s Day.

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Oh, the Humanity

My son cannot understand why anyone cared if the Hindenburg blew up because he is eleven years old and thinks the world is an anime.

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There’s Something About Mary Sue

The thing about Mary Sue that makes her interesting despite her triteness is also what makes her 100% for sure not sexist. A Mary Sue is a female conception of an ideal female character.

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Strong Women in Country Songs

Country songs that’ll make ya want to shout yee-haw! and throw off the yoke of patriarchal oppression.

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