GIRL TALK: Dealing with Unwanted Male Attention

So it’s Tuesday, which means it’s time for another post in my Girl Talk series! Today I thought I’d talk about unwanted male attention and how to deal with it. As a woman, it’s evident that you’re going to get male attention from time to time. Sometimes it’ll be harmless and you’ll welcome it, although other times it can get…
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Black History Month

‘One day our descendants will think it incredible that we paid so much attention to things like the amount of melanin in our skin or the shape of our eyes or our gender instead of the unique identities of each of us as complex human beings.’ – Franklin A. Thomas February is finally here, which means it’s Black History Month.…
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Dressing For Yourself

It’s summer. It’s hot. Girls are going to go outside in skirts, shorts, crop tops and dresses. Why? Because it’s too hot to be covered from head to toe. No, we aren’t dressing ‘provocatively’ to get attention from men. Women wear less during the summer, not only for their health, but because they have the right to. “If you say…
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Dear White People…

Based on the film of the same title released in 2014, Dear White People is a Netflix original series that follows a group of black students attending a predominantly white Ivy-League University in America. It successfully tackles a number of social issues, including racism, homophobia and police brutality, and it does so brilliantly. Before the show was even released, it received a…
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A Poem in Tribute to Black History Month

I wanted to write a blog post dedicated to Black History Month and the Black Lives Matter movement and have been thinking about how I could go about it for a while now. I’ve tried writing one numerous times but could never figure out what I really wanted to say and ended up continuously deleting and rewriting it.  Instead of…
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