The Reason Women Revolted

The Reason Women Revolted

Why does society get to decide who young women are supposed to become? Continue reading The Reason Women Revolted

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10 Books that Influenced My Childhood

10 Books that Influenced My Childhood

I was perpetually grief-stricken when I finished a book, and would slide down from my sitting position on the bed, put my cheek on the pillow and sigh for a long time. It seemed there would never be another book. It was all over, the book was dead. It lay in its bent cover by my hand. What was the use? Why bother dragging the weight of my small body down to dinner? Why move? Why breathe? The book had left me, and there was no reason to go on.― Marya Hornbacher, Wasted

Childhood is built through a series of unimportant moments. There were many books that I liked or loved but, this is not a list about them. This is a list of stories that affected me, deeply. Continue reading “10 Books that Influenced My Childhood”

Selfish Careers and the Pink Ghetto

Selfish Careers and the Pink Ghetto

Every career field needs people with a heart to love and change the world for better. – Sarah Bell, Isn’t Fashion Selfish?

After reading Sarah Bell’s post, Isn’t Fashion Selfish? I was reminded of how the attitudes from the “Pink Ghetto” affect women in all industries. In her post, she talks about criticism for going into the fashion industry. While the point of her post isn’t sexism, I reminded me of some sexist undertones perpetuated by the “Pink Ghetto”. To summarize, women who reject the “Pink Ghetto” are often criticized as selfish because they aren’t traditional caregivers.

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