The Women’s Corner: Telling us to smile will result in the opposite

This week’s column is really only going to make sense to those who have lived through it before. And to those who haven’t, you’ll most likely call me a radical feminist. But, to be quite honest, if you believe that I’m being too extreme, you clearly don’t understand the uncomfortable…

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The Women’s Corner: no longer a damsel in distress

The evolution of how females are treated has changed drastically in the last century, and it is still continuing to change. Sometimes, it may not seem like it with the not-so-positive situations that occur, but women have made an astonishing leap throughout history. The reason this subject popped into my…

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The Women’s Corner: The “Fat tax” shames plus-size women, and it needs to stop

Since becoming an “adult” I am now in charge of my own spending. I am now more aware of what things cost – why do things cost so much? – and how often I need to buy them. Now, shopping for clothes is something I have a love-hate relationship with.…

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The Women’s Corner: The word “feminist” is not an insult

If you have been reading my column long enough, you can probably tell that I associate myself as a feminist. Now, my definition of a feminist is any person who is helping women be seen as equals in society. Where all women are treated fairly, and we get the same…

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