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La Femme: Gold Diggers Mansplained!

Allow me to tell the story about how I once had the origins of gold-digging explained to me in evolutionary terms. One afternoon back in college, after a long day of lectures, I was enjoying lunch on campus with a fellow classmate. We’ll call him “John.” John was articulating his frustration with dating in general, between bites of ham and cheese, and complained that women “only wanted him for his
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Title IX: Let’s See How Far We’ve Come

Due to the current state of things in the U.S., it can be understandably easy as feminist to feel discouraged about social progress. Things look dire-we have old, rich dudes legislating our reproductive rights and access to healthcare, we have attitudes of division, discrimination, and exclusion both within and without our great country, and things just seem, well, bleak. In the interest of keeping that fire that burns within the