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

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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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Meet The New Definition of Struggle: Introducing The Bachelorette’s Bleak Roster

This season’s bachelorette, Rachel Lindsay, impressed America on the most recent season of The Bachelor. But now that she’s here, it seems like ABC has no idea what the heck to do with her.

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Girls Trip Is For Every Girl Who's Ever Had A #Squad

Girls Trip is such an authentic portrayal of friendship and adventure — and for once, it is from the perspective of an ensemble cast of hilarious Black women.

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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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“Get Out”: A Film In Black And White 

Even if you think you're prepared for what to expect from Get Out, you're not.

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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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Rachel cuts a lot of guys loose as the season heads towards its final few episodes. (Image Credit: Instagram/bacheloretteabc)

Bachelorette Recap: Rachel Says Bye To Lee, Finally (But Why Alex?!)

These past two episodes have been very emotionally taxing, but I feel relieved that the show has been rid of distractions like the feud between Lee and Kenny.

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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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The Exploitative Mess Of "Mama June: From Not To Hot"

Mama June does not deserve to be stripped of her humanity so WeTv can have another hit program.

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