30.11.2018: Facebook, off the hook?

Social media can be used for all sorts of cool things these days – from simple info sharing, to liking, loving, laughing, crying to building networks outside of ‘in real life’ spaces and feminist hashtag activism (read: #ThisGirlCan, #EverydaySexism, and of course,...

Letter from the Editor XXXI

Last issue, we opened with the pertinent statement that girlhood defines who we are as women. As we will see in this issue, however, it seems that while the ‘girl’ is at once celebrated as a site of possibility, she has just as much been unfairly criticized and...

Letter from the Editor XXXVI

Dear Reader, This issue is all about acknowledging that young women—no matter what race, religion, class, or gender—are ‘real’. It’s an odd thing that, still, in the twenty-first century, girls are having to prove that they are real, fight for their...

Letter from the Editor XXXIV

Dear Reader, Statements or stereotypes? There really is a fine line, as new research from Stanford University proves. This research reveals that even well-meaning language, when applied to young women and girls, can actually become demeaning, spread stereotypes and...

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