My Experience with Internalized Misogyny

Definitions for some of the terms used:  Sexism is discrimination and/or predjuduce based on sex or gender. It generally affects women, girls, and non-women and nonbinary individuals who present in a stereotypically feminine way.  Misogyny is the dislike or hatred of, or ingrained prejudice against women, feminine presenting people, and other misogyny affected individuals. InternalizedContinue reading “My Experience with Internalized Misogyny”

P&P: The Perfect Romance

via Pride and Prejudice by Stella Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice is a classic. The story of Elizabeth Bennet and Mr. Darcy has captivated hearts across generations. I myself, part of Gen Z, was introduced to the book by my grandma who is part of The Silent Generation. Its movie and show adaptations are alsoContinue reading “P&P: The Perfect Romance”

The Inner Workings of the Patriarchy

via Redilon on DeviantArt TikTok is filled with prank videos consisting of heterosexual relationships, in which the woman somehow “defies” the man, or otherwise implies that he doesn’t control/own her. One of my favorite disgusting examples of this is the hand on the thigh prank. A couple is in the car, and the man hasContinue reading “The Inner Workings of the Patriarchy”

The Defeminization of Black Women

TW: Mention of rape, mention of someone being shot The year was 2004. Janet Jackson was set to perform at the Super Bowl halftime show to drum up buzz for her upcoming album. Justin Timberlake was riding the high of his debut album, Justified, which debuted at No. 2 on the Billboard Hot 200. AContinue reading “The Defeminization of Black Women”