Meet the Interns: Aveline Plenter

My name is Aveline (she/her) and I am currently a History student at Bryn Mawr College near Philadelphia, PA. A fun fact about myself is I am actually an identical twin, so my girlhood was spent almost always with a built-in best friend! I like to hold the fact that I...

Will Sisterhood Save Us?

Feminism is fractured. Can sisterhood save it? Tiffany reflects on a decade in girl studies, our work as scholars, and the path forward in this month’s rant.

Gender Expression in Art: Seeing Gender Exhibition

Seeing Gender exhibition at the Asian Art Museum in San Francisco. Image source: Asian Art Museum San Francisco On a rainy Sunday afternoon in September, I finally got the chance to visit the Asian Art Museum in San Francisco. The “Seeing Gender”...

Evil Queens and Good Princesses

I used to study children’s literature in university. I learned that in many children’s stories, girls are often portrayed as passive and compliant, with a tendency to follow the rules and to do what they are told. They are often shown as being dependent on...

Book Review: Pizza Girl, by Jean Kyoung Frazier

It was a hot summer’s day, I was on the London tube sweating and running for my train with an inconvenient suitcase dragging at my heels. I was one stop away from Kings Cross station and this book caught my eye. It had been left on the tube (not an unusual thing...

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