Glitter pits, yay or nay? I was interviewed about feminist beauty trends for VH1!

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The wonderful Alexa Tietjen asked me about feminist beauty trends for VH1, and I tried to be funny but probably should have said something more intelligent. Oh well!!! Enjoy!!

How Feminist Are Glitter Pits + Other “Feminist” Beauty Trends Really? (VH1)

10 Ways I Will Be Murdered (The Establishment)

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6. Using the bathroom at a quiet rest stop. ​Honestly, what was I thinking? Why don’t I just drag myself into the woods? I’ll end up chained up in a remote cabin, where an inbred family of cannibals will take turns making fun of my blog’s Google Analytics.

10 Ways I Will Be Murdered (The Establishment)

Check out my latest fun and fancy free piece for The Establishment!! Thank you Katie Tandy for these amazing illustrations.

It’s TinyLetter switcheroo week!

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Leila Cohan-Miccio and I are Freaky Friday-ing our TinyLetters this week! Click here to check out my take on her newsletter Uptalk, a weekly round-up of awesome shit created and written by women.

Later this week, Leila will be stepping in for me on my Weird Personal Emails! I can’t wait to see what she comes up with. Subscribe here so you don’t miss it!

Abortion Protester’s Signs Reveal a Lifelong Love Affair with Crafting (Reductress)

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“I’ve always loved arts and crafts, making birthday cards, that sort of thing,” Ms. Sojourn said, speaking to us in her home, a veritable treasure trove of her creations. “So when I was offered the opportunity to shame women who make different choices from me by making posters, I was so in.”

Abortion Protester’s Signs Reveal a Lifelong Love Affair with Crafting (Reductress)

Check out my latest for Reductress!

 

#MyYOLO: I Faced Sexism In a Colonial Village

colonialwoman2I never thought I would be treated differently for my gender in 2014, until I played a character living in 1795. Stephensonville Colony is a restored colonial village where actors bring history to life. I was employed as a character there for the longest six months of my life. Working there, I felt like women’s rights were set back at least 50 years!

As a new drama BFA with a minor in history, I thought Stephensonville would be the perfect place to share my craft and mastery of an old-timey British “ahck-sent” (lol!). It turned out that it was just a ploy for men to control me. From the moment I was hired at Stephensonville, I was told what to wear, where to go, and what to say when a visitor pointed out the fire extinguisher in the stables (”GET OUT”).

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