Women are manipulated into believing that in order to nourish their bodies they must first work for it. This is evidenced by the presence of the word "guilt" in conversations about food. In our skinny-crazed culture, one can "cheat" by eating a food that exceeds one's pre-planned calorie and macro limits. These "limits" are imposed … Continue reading Some Low Fat Food for Thought: 500 Words on the Misogyny of Diet Culture
Around 46 million individuals have died this year for Thanksgiving. That's the population of Spain. Slightly lower than the entire death toll of World War II, about 10 million more than World War I, and significantly higher than the War on Terror's 2016 count of around ten thousand. If it were reported that everyone in … Continue reading Gobbling Death: A Plea for the Poults
Have you heard about this? Do you know who Ajit Pai is? Were you one of the people (like me) who went to gofccyourself.com to spam the shit out of the FCC like we did in 2014 when our loss of internet freedoms were initially at stake? Well, here's what's going on if you're not … Continue reading Net neutrality…neutralized?
I’ve come a long way in this past year. I'm glad to say that I feel I've done so every year, but this one feels particularly filled with progress. Like all my years before, I’ve done a lot of growing, learning, failing, and succeeding. I’ve felt a lot of fear, pain, and happiness. I’ve transformed … Continue reading exposu[re]covery: On Failure and Development
First of all: NO. (Fun fact: this was a random page I had flipped to. I’d probably have an aneurysm if I read the whole thing. And just think: some innocent girl has and will pick this up seeking from it wisdom and false empowerment that she may be pursued by the boy she’s been … Continue reading It May Be Sexy, But It’s Not Feminism