Recent Readings

Recent Readings

Here are some of the articles, blog posts, and essays I’ve read recently!


Articles & Essays

Teenage girls are facing impossible expectationsIn the so-called age of girl power, we have failed to cut loose our most regressive standards of female success — like pleasing others and looking sexy — and to replace them with something more progressive — like valuing intelligence and hard work. Instead, we have shoveled more and more expectation onto the already robust pile of qualities we expect girls to possess.

You are surprisingly likely to have a living doppelgangerWhat are the chances of finding your exact lookalike? BBC Future investigates.



Blog Posts

Autostraddle : Learning to Use Chopsticks: Coming Out as Korean-American

Bustle : 15 Ways To Support A Partner With Depression That Are Actually Helpful

Hey Ciara : 9 Ways to Find Insanely Cheap Flight Deals and 25 Tips to Stay Safe as a Solo Female Traveler

Little Red Tarot : Fairytale Tarot: Myths, legends, and deities from around the world

Live to Write – Write to Live : Take a Break (Infuriating Advice, Part 2)

Omonatheydidnt : Omona’s pick: Girls in suits

Pick the Brain : How to Complete 101 Things in 1001 Days (and change your life in the process)

ShondalandAlyssa Cole on the Magic of Writing Romance and Courtney Milan on Feminism and the Romance Novel

Tarot by Hilary : Deck review: The Crystal Unicorn Tarot

Yes and Yes : How to Choose A Goal You’re Excited About


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