Tag: experience

Don’t Tell Me How to Talk: Why We Need to Stop Policing Young Women’s Voices
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Don’t Tell Me How to Talk: Why We Need to Stop Policing Young Women’s Voices

The latest innovation to capitalize on the insecurity of women isn’t another cosmetic or diet product; in fact, it’s aimed at empowerment. “Just Not Sorry” is an email extension that aims to “strengthen” the speech of women by removing “undermining” vocabulary from their emails, or rather, underlining phrases like “I’m […]

To Hell with “Safe Spaces”
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To Hell with “Safe Spaces”

I’ve done a lot of thinking in past few weeks about the events that unfolded across the country as students from dozens of universities demonstrated in solidarity with the University of Missouri and the rather harsh criticism the students, myself included, received from mostly right-wing conservatives. Perfect timing considering these […]