Diamonds and pearls: the Met Gala, Kardashians and patriarchy, and everything wrong with this country

I used to be obsessed with fashion. Staring at magazines, learning new trends, it was exhilarating. It also fueled a skinny girls deathly desire to be thin. I watched celebrity award shows and the Met Gala with stars in my eyes. Glittering gowns cascading down red carpets. I dreamed of beauty and pearls and diamonds. Designer… Continue reading Diamonds and pearls: the Met Gala, Kardashians and patriarchy, and everything wrong with this country

Review of Trainwreck by Sady Doyle

Trainwreck: The Women we love to Hate, mock and fear… and Why by Sady Doyle is a 2016 nonfiction book about female identity and the label “trainwreck” attached to many women, especially famous women. If you’re a feminist, consider yourself a feminist, want to learn about contemporary feminism, you need to read this book. Doyle… Continue reading Review of Trainwreck by Sady Doyle