The Obsession with Compartmentalizing Women

When I was a child, my parents told me that I could be anything I wanted to be if I put my mind to it. I could be a doctor, a lawyer, a singer, a firefighter, anything my little heart desired. As I grew older and became more aware of societal gender dynamics, I noticed … Continue reading The Obsession with Compartmentalizing Women

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Let That Hoe, Hoe: The Downfall of Slut-shaming & the Power of Reclamation

The slur "hoe" amuses me. It's so subjective, so gendered, so unnecessary, and so intrusive. Subjective because no one can ever agree on what makes a woman a "hoe." You ask a group of people what a "hoe" is, you're gonna get 10 different answers. "Oh, it's a girl who's had sex with more than … Continue reading Let That Hoe, Hoe: The Downfall of Slut-shaming & the Power of Reclamation