Ageism

Can you partake in the beauty industry and still feel good about your self-worth?

Can You Enjoy The Beauty Industry Without Hating Yourself?​

Can you partake in the beauty industry — makeup, tutorials, magazines, and the oppressive standards they impose — and still feel good about your self Read...
Annie Walton Doyle    |   03.15.18   |   SHARE
Bodies
Obviously, now from my elder perch, I realize it’s best to not be judgy about beauty treatments.

Being Judgy About Beauty Treatments Was Just My Own Baggage

Obviously, now from my elder perch, I realize it’s best to withhold judgment, especially contempt for actions that bring personal joy at life stages Read...
Krista Garcia    |   09.15.17   |   SHARE
Bodies
Overall, women don’t want to be 22 again.

Men May Prefer Younger Women, But Women Don’t Give A Sh*t

When men’s dating preferences were observed, the age of women they expressed interest in never (never!) deviated from the early 20s. Read...
Chelsea Cristene of Role Reboot    |   06.16.17   |   SHARE
Sex + Love
Bitter. Bossy. Nasty. Bitch: Compliments to strong women everywhere.

From Bossy To Bitter: How The Narratives We Tell Girls Change As They Age

If bossy is for little girls beginning to experience their power, bitter is for women who have realized theirs. Read...
Jessica Schreindl of Role Reboot    |   02.22.17   |   SHARE
Voices
Image via Instagram (@ladygaga)

Why Do We Hate It When A Woman Changes?

There’s a saying that if it’s not broke, don’t fix it. But what happens when something or someone does change — especially if that person’s a woman? Read...
Katie Ingram    |   02.2.17   |   SHARE
Voices
The fact that your opinions are subject to change doesn’t make them invalid as they exist now. Image: Thinkstock.

I'm In My 20s And I Know I Don't Want Kids

I'm 23 years old, I don’t want children, and every elder who discovers this feels compelled to tell me how wrong I am about my own feelings. Read...
Matt Joseph Diaz    |   07.27.16   |   SHARE
FamiliesVoices
Reclaiming our sexuality as we age is a feminist act. Image: Thinkstock.

Reclaiming Sexuality As We Age

[CN: ageism, sexism] What kind of screwed-up culture do we live in where young girls are considered to be sexual beings, but women over 40 are “too Read...
Priscilla Blossom    |   05.23.16   |   SHARE
Voices
Put simply, his platform directly addresses conditions millennials have struggled with all their lives, offering immediate change, rather than gradual proposals.

The Unique Irony Of Shaming Millennial Bernie Supporters

It’s a well-documented fact that a majority of Democrats under 30 support Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders. From the earliest races in the primary, he led Read...
Kylie Cheung    |   04.27.16   |   SHARE
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