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It’s time to check “virginity checks”

Paige Sheppard November 21, 2019

Patriarchal double standards are as real as virginity is a myth. Not only are women criticized and shamed for being sexually active before marriage, but sexually active men are often praised for it. Unfortunately,...

Thirty Five Years of Mansplaining

October 7, 2016

A term coined among feminists lately is ‘mansplaining’. Mansplaining is when a man explains something to a woman that she already knows, assuming that the woman in question is too inferior to have...

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