Jagger Blaec

Bio

Jagger Blaec is a freelance professional journalist located in Portland, Oregon. She began her career as a writer after college, when her dreams of being a hand model were tragically cut short. She currently writes about weddings, cannabis, body positivity, and intersectional feminism. Her work has been published in Greatist magazine, O Magazine, Huffington Post, and more. Blaec is a newlywed with a furbaby named Ralf Garfunkel.  Look forward to her weekly recaps of the upcoming season of "The Bachelorette" on Ravishly. Until then you can follow her on Twitter @basicblaecgirl. 

Jagger Blaec Articles

Bachelorette Rachel says goodbye to DeMario, hello to shirtless dancing on daytime TV & mud pit wrestling, and farewell to Fred.

Bachelorette Review: Magic Mike & Makeouts

I can't help but wonder if ABC is playing into these concepts of respectability. A lighter-complexioned Anthony with a suit and bald head waxes on poetically about his father figure, while wild child Freddy from a wayward home gets sent home.

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Black Excellence Evolving: 9 Black Millennials Who Are Ready For Higher Education

These proud black millennials have discovered how to celebrate their excellence by infusing pride and culture into their academic achievements.

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Congratulations, Shea Moisture! You Played Yourself 

This week, a commercial produced by the hair-care brand Shea Moisture went viral for all the wrong reasons.

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Addicted To Nostalgia: Vintage Estate Sales, My Mother, And Me

From a distance, a vintage girl can seem charming and lovably odd until you realize that she literally comes with a ton of baggage.

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"At the risk of sounding cliché, I have been writing since I could hold a pen."

#RavsWriters: Jagger Blaec - Adele Fangirl, Pro Internet Surfer, Owner Of Aspiring Screen Dog Ralfie

Welcome to #RavsWriters, an opportunity for you to get to know some of the outstanding human beings who fervently type to make Ravishly the awesome place it is. This week: Jagger Blaec.

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Previews for a showdown between Kenny & Lee marked a dark turn for Rachel's season of "The Bachelorette." (Image Credit: YouTube/Bachelor Nation on ABC)

Bachelorette Review: Weddings In Wisconsin & More Of Racist, "Alternative Facts" Lee

Due to racist Lee, the night continues to devolve into another series of stereotypes, as the non-Black bachelors in the house get into it with the Black contestants. We’re clearly in store for an epic battle between Kenny and Lee in which fisticuffs are guaranteed to ensue. Peter's keeping it real, but otherwise, this season took a dark turn with episode four.

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Adele Is My Beyonce, But That Doesn't Make Her Grammy Win Any Less Racist

Adele is my Beyoncé. But, it's hard for me as a loyal Adele fan, not to critique Beyoncés loss as anything other than a result of white supremacy.

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I can't help but speculate that if Blac Chyna were a white celebrity, feminists on social media would be up in arms at the mere suggestion of domestic violence. (Image Credit: Instagram/blacchyna)

Media Reacts To Blac Chyna With Slut-Shaming, But Stays Silent On Abuse Allegations

Black women in abusive relationships are disproportionately killed by domestic violence, and if what Rob Kardashian is doing right now is any indication of his temper and inability to control his rage, then there is no telling what he will do next to Blac Chyna or what it would take to stop him.

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Awards Season Red Carpet Watching IS My Sport 

Despite being a stereotypical interpretation of gender norms, the fact is that just like my husband anticipates the start of EVERY sports season, I am equally eager to watch my favorite stars blitz down the red carpet during awards season.

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This week, Rachel headed to each of the remaining candidates’ homes to meet their families. (Image Credit: Instagram/@ericbigger)

Bachelorette Hometowns: The Remaining Guys Are Either Exploiting This Show, Or Being Exploited By It

This week, Rachel headed to each of the remaining candidates’ homes to meet their families. Events ranged from the boring and predictable to the downright emotionally exploitative. As usual.

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