Thinx Period Panties

Fangirls, I never saw myself as buying period panties that I considered “fancy.” Period undies have always been undies that it isn’t a big deal if they get bled on, because even with pads and tampons, it’s a possibility. But at the end of December I said to myself that since I’m trying to do better for myself this year, I may as well try doing something better for the environment too, and I ordered myself a pair of Thinx.

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Small Press Expo 2015

Fangirls, you know how I made a rad list of the things I was going to do, and I tried to keep myself organized? It didn’t work. As soon as I got inside, I was reminded that SPX is huge and there are so many amazing creators, it’s easy to get overwhelmed.

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Steven Universe

Fangirls, I’m a big fan of television, children’s shows in particular. I love to watch cartoons; I get attached to the characters and fall in love and feel heartbreaker and I just want to hug them all. Steven Universe is a show by Rebecca Sugar that is on it’s third season, and I can’t stop watching it. I don’t have cable, so I actually watched it all on Amazon Prime at a friend’s house, before going home and buying it all on iTunes to rewatch on my own. I’m currently on my third watch of the show, and I’m still amazed.

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Feminerd: White Feminism

whiteI think it may be an unfortunate testament to my race that I only first heard this term a week ago. However, contrary to how it appears, white feminism isn’t about being white. I’m white, but I’m not going to get defensive, it doesn’t apply to me. I know where I stand. But we’ll address that point later. White feminism is all too familiar to all of us, even if we don’t realize it, and it makes it a lot more difficult for equality to be achieved at any level. Read More »