Sarah Khan

Sarah Khan

Bio

Sarah Khan is a sex-positive feminist, a prostitute of letters and a Marxist of the Groucho tendency. You can visit her personal website at www.sarathofkhan.com or follow her on Twitter @sarathofkhan.

Sarah Khan Articles

My Feminist Mother Slut-Shames Me

I’m proud to say my mother is a supporter of SlutWalk, is staunchly against victim-blaming, and all for empowering women. But when it comes to me, her ideals seem to change.

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Writing about female sexuality, before that was a thing. (Image Credit: Wiki Commons)

5 Reasons To Read Anais Nin, Queen Of Feminist Erotica

Welcome to the 21st century, in which women have more power than ever before, yet have less power than ever before as well.

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Dorothy Parker

Why Dorothy Parker Is A Feminist Role Model

If you haven’t thought of Dorothy Parker (known as Dot or Dottie) since English Literature in high school that needs to change as soon as possible. All modern day women should turn to the goddess Parker, for lessons on how to survive in a man’s world.

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Shame On Us: Why Didn’t We Believe Farrah Abraham About James Deen?

Before Stoya bravely took to Twitter to share her shocking secret, Farrah Abraham loudly complained of Deen’s manipulative and shady behavior, but no one believed her.

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Take a selfie. For feminism.

5 Reasons Why Selfie Shaming Is Anti-Feminist

There are only a few people around who haven’t seen the video/picture of the group of sorority girls at a baseball game doing nothing but taking selfies. These women have become the butt of jokes all over the Internet and are being held as an example of the supposed egotism and self-obsession of today’s youth.

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Stop it.

Dear Certain Cisgender, Heterosexual, White Men In My Life:

I invite you to become feminist allies instead of continuing to selfishly throw all minorities under the bus in order to protect your fragile little male egos and incorrect sense of self-entitlement. If our interactions are any indication, I suspect that you see me as an overly emotional “feminazi bitch” who takes things too seriously. Let me tell you why you’re utterly wrong (and maybe assholes, too).

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Be a good dad. It's that simple.

8 Dad Stereotypes That Are Anti-Feminist And Need To Stop

It’s the 21st century and there are still dad stereotypes that are not only anti-feminist but also downright backwards thinking that need to stop. But you can’t stop something until you know what it is, so here is a list:

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12 Reasons Why I Keep A Box Of Tampons On My Desk At Work

When I tell people that I keep a box of tampons on my desk at work, they are either surprised or they want to know why. As if keeping a box of tampons on my desk is any different than the box of Scooby-Doo Band-Aids or the bulk candy I keep on there as well.

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This is your brain on pro-lifers.

My Reaction To Seeing Pro-Life Protestors Outside My Workplace

I live, work,and was also raised in Canada, where abortion has been legal since the late '80s. And before that — since the late '60s — it was legal with the permission of a committee of doctors who would agree whether or not an abortion was necessary for the mental or physical well-being of the mother.

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Revenge-flagging sucks.

3 Reasons Why Online 'Revenge Flagging' Is Good for Feminism

I’ve been doing the online dating thing for a little over a year now, and it’s the first time I’ve been doing it as a staunchly, outspoken, won’t-take-any-bullshit feminist. That’s how I discovered the curious system of “revenge flagging,” which is when guys don’t take rejection gracefully or can’t deal with a bruised ego — they flag the woman’s profile as revenge.

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