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

The Normalization of Misogyny

I remember one night, I was out with my friend and her girls. We were sitting in the car, about to head out to a party when "Loyal" by Chris Brown blares from the speakers. Without hesitation, most of the girls in the car start vibing to it, singing the lyrics underneath their breath: "These … Continue reading The Normalization of Misogyny