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(Dis)ability?

Dear readers. Welcome to another randomly-released post. Today, we’re going to talk about disabilities. More specifically, my limited experience with having a traumatic brain injury (TBI) and the thoughts it has prompted in me.   2.196 kata lagi

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POEM BY ALATHA PINYANA

Sometimes I feel like I am told to pocket size my feminism because in a sea of rape jokes there is just simply not enough space for the womxn and the joke. 376 kata lagi

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MICROAGGRESSIONS.

Microaggression:

The dictionary defines microaggresions as “subtle but offensive comment or action directed at a minority or other non-dominant group that is often unintentional or unconsciously reinforces a stereotype: … 557 kata lagi

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INTERSECTIONAL FEMINISM - MORE THAN A HASHTAG.

WHAT IS INTERSECTIONAL feminism?

Intersectional feminism seems like the buzz word to throw into discourse nowadays to appear mildly knowledgeable about feminist literature. Which is more than a slight injustice given that intersectionality has much deeper roots and far greater reach than just dinner table debate or a tool to gain Instagram followers. 510 kata lagi

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DEFINITION: INTERSECTIONAL FEMINISM.

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THE VIEW THAT womxn experience oppression in varying configurations and in varying degrees of intensity. Cultural patterns of oppression are not only interrelated, but are bound together and influenced by the intersectional systems of society. 35 kata lagi

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#ReclaimTheSlur

Trigger warning: this piece contains prejudiced and derogatory terms known as slurs.

ACCORDING TO THE Merriam-Webster online dictionary, a slur is “an insulting or disparaging remark or innuendo” 467 kata lagi

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PINK CUP REVIEW.

PERIODS. WHAT A nightmare.

I think it is safe to say that anyone with a uterus has several period-related horror stories that can spring to mind in an instant. 1.753 kata lagi

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