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Innocence Denied: The Adultification of Black Girls
a month ago
Adultification (noun): the process or fact of treating or considering a child as if they are an adult, usually in a way that is wrong or harmful. For Black women, this concept is not just a word; it’s a lived experience that begins well before they reach adulthood. Black women have a rite of passage…
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Thanks Diddy, this is why we’d choose the bear
2 months ago
The "man or bear" TikTok argument gained traction after the pop culture account Screenshot HQ posted a video in April asking eight women if they'd rather be stuck in a forest with a man or a bear. Seven women chose "bear," and one chose "man." Some women explained that they would choose the bear since…
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Sexuality vs. Objectification
2 months ago
Hey, let's talk about a tricky line we're all navigating: Walking the tightrope between embracing our sexuality and being sexualized? It’s tricky. Why? Because patriarchal norms - fuelled by everyone, yes, even women - often dictate how we show up in the world. Let’s dive into this battleground. I recently stumbled upon a post by…