Category: Women’s Issues

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Help!! I Need Someone!

Women are not men, and because women are not men, a straightforward reversal of the Manic Pixie Dream Girl trope doesn’t work.

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Gone With the Wookie

That’s no sexist moon, it’s a feminist space station.

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Say No To Puritarian America

Keep government limited to the things it does well (if any) and I’ll worry about my own boobs.

Harvey Weinstein 7

Weinstein Convicted of Rape

After five days of deliberation, the jury in Harvey Weinstein’s criminal trial returned a mixed verdict

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Katherine Johnson, RIP

Whenever someone tells me that women can’t do math, I gently remind them that the term “computer” used to literally mean a roomful of women doing math

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Pleather and Mace: Harley Quinn and the Joker

Harley Quinn stayed with the Joker because she did the math and she decided she was better off with him than without him. That’s the reason why women stay with everyday bad guys who aren’t Jokers.