The day after the election, I cried. I cried all morning when I woke up and the reality of what had happened sank in. I cried when I watched Hillary Rodham Clinton concede to Donald Trump. I cried in the bathroom at my office and on the bus on the way home. While I cared … Continue reading Heartbreak on November 8th
Colleges (and even high schools) have come under fire in recent years for their hookup cultures and the prevalence of sexual assault and rape on their campuses. According to RAINN, 1 in 4 women has been sexually assaulted on campus, and our justice system doesn't know how to treat these cases, as evidenced by the … Continue reading Let’s Talk About Sex, Baby
That's right, I'm talking about feminism. Feminism has been making a resurgence lately, but it still tends to carry with it a negative connotation, an image of angry women who demonize men. The truth is that there is no one type of feminist and that the concept shouldn't be a radical one. Rather, feminism is … Continue reading The F Word
This year, I experienced Failure. Well, I probably failed at many things this year, but I am going to focus on one particular instance here. I applied to graduate school after years of carefully building my resume, studying for the GMAT, and pouring over application essays...and I didn't get in. When I headed into the … Continue reading The Unique Empowerment of Rejection
*To the beat of Olivia Newton-John's Physical Sometimes I wish I were attracted to women so I could just date my friends. I have such a deep bond with my female friends that has been difficult to replicate in my romantic relationships. Selecting a life-long partner feels like a daunting undertaking. As I've become more clear … Continue reading Let’s Get Emotional…Emotional
We've all seen the articles claiming that, as women, some of our natural inclinations are keeping us from being taken seriously and getting ahead in the workplace. Women apologize too much, preface our statements with 'I think,' don't take full credit for our actions, and are too quick to take on the 'housework' of the … Continue reading Sorry I AM Sorry
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