Monthly Archives: September 2014

There’s nothing wrong with you, Period.

Although I don’t think adolescence is easy for anyone, I definitely felt like an especially awkward child. Being one of the first girls in my class to get my period did not help. I was 10 years old, it was … Continue reading

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That Time of the Month Again…

Most of us have a hateful relationship with our period, but this “perk” of womanhood does give us a right to complain and joke about it, which makes it a little better. These Tumblr posts will make you smile even … Continue reading

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Emma Watson sheds light on misconceptions of feminism

Everyone knows Hollywood has the power to impact others’ opinions. Lately, the women of Hollywood are taking their stances on feminism. From Shailene Woodley who firmly states in an interview that she doesn’t want to be a feminist to Beyoncé … Continue reading

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Sorry, I’m Not Sorry

I apologize. I apologize when I want to ask a difficult question. I apologize when I ask a “quick” question. I apologize for talking too much. I apologize for not saying something when I should have. I apologize for taking … Continue reading

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Barbie: Simple or Complex?

Since 1959, Barbie dolls have been a favorite toy in the homes of many. She has grown and changed with the times, always representing the most up-to-date fashions and trends, but also representing many different movements, organizations and career paths. … Continue reading

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Meet the new “Editor in Chief”

Hello, readers!      I’m Anna, a new member of the Women’s Center Staff, and I will be working on the blog this year. Last year I blogged for Thread Magazine here at OU and enjoyed it thoroughly. I am very excited … Continue reading

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“Barbie Falls on Hard Times” exhibit set to “Bring Her Bad Self Back” to the Ohio University Womens Center

 An average American woman is 5’4″ tall weighing 140 pounds; the average American model is 5’11” weighing 117 pounds! What happens when females look at their bodies and compare themselves to the pretty, successful girls and women on TV or … Continue reading

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