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Girls, women, & sexual legislation the trifecta

Apr 08, 2013 @ 3:26 pm | By TheFeministGriote | Discuss This

 The U.S. District Court ordered on April 5, 2013 that the FDA make emergency contraception available over-the counter for women and girls without any restrictions. This means that a 30 year-old women who has had unprotected sex, failed to take her birth control, or has reason to … read more →

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Having melanin is not a cure all

Feb 02, 2012 @ 8:21 am | By TheFeministGriote | 4 Discussions

What is it about having melanin that makes people feel invincible? Does melanin have a component in it that makes you impervious to destruction or common human frailty? As people of color being strong has not always been an attribute that has worked in our … read more →

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“Who do I have to be to get some reciprocity?”: Vanessa vs. Kobe Bryant

Jan 09, 2012 @ 10:26 am | By TheFeministGriote | 5 Discussions

On the song the “Ex-Factor” Lauryn Hill asked this simple yet profound question, “who do I have to be to get some reciprocity?” Any person who has ever been in an unrequited love affair, has pondered and maybe even asked some variation of this question … read more →

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Let us resolve to do better. Some tips for 2012

Dec 31, 2011 @ 12:07 pm | By TheFeministGriote | Discuss This

This is the last Saturday of the year. First & foremost hug yourself & love on you a little bit for making it another year. So many things have happened this year good, bad, & ugly, but here you are alive & well.You are able … read more →

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Marriage the not so obvious choice anymore…thank goddess!

Dec 16, 2011 @ 12:30 pm | By TheFeministGriote | 1 Discussion

The Pew Research Center recently released an analysis study on marriage that for many hopeful romantics paints a harsh picture of marriage. Marriage seems to have lost its luster for many. According to the study barely half of all American adults are jumping the broom … read more →

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A thank you letter from me to you!

Oct 05, 2011 @ 11:14 am | By TheFeministGriote | 1 Discussion

 

Hello Awesome Readers,

Oh how I have missed you all. It has been way too long since I have blogged. So much has happened in my life in a very short time. Don’t worry I am still gainfully unemployed, poor, and witty those things haven’t changed … read more →

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Lil Wayne’s not-so-inspirational music video “How to Love”

Aug 26, 2011 @ 1:31 pm | By TheFeministGriote | 5 Discussions

Two words that I would never use to describe a Lil Wayne music video would be “inspirational” and “deep.” But sure enough on Wednesday Aug 24th when the video premiered, I woke up to bloggers and twitter folk hailing Weezy’s praises for his new video … read more →

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View Responsibly: Reality TV

Jul 21, 2011 @ 9:01 am | By TheFeministGriote | 1 Discussion

I grew up watching reality tv. I remember the first season of the show “The Real World” an experiment where MTV took real people from different walks of life and made them co-habitate. I remember watching Kevin the angst ridden Black man argue with Becky. … read more →

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Long Walk: Street Harassment

May 31, 2011 @ 10:03 am | By TheFeministGriote | 2 Discussions

Memorial weekend is the unofficial start of summer. This is the season of cookouts, pool parties, perfecting the art of being a beach bum, vacations, family reunions, and of course mango season. Summer never gets old no matter how old one may get. With all … read more →

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21st century dating: Is it tacky for a woman to carry her own condoms?

May 02, 2011 @ 9:30 am | By TheFeministGriote | 3 Discussions

Few months back my commitment to sisterhood was tested. I was asked by a very close friend of mine to accompany her to the free clinic so she could take an HIV test, because she had engaged in unprotected sex with her then boyfriend. It … read more →

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