Category Archives: Kirsten Clodfelter

An Open Letter to Charlotte Raven about My Footwear and My Feminism

An Open Letter to Charlotte Raven about My Footwear and My Feminism By Kirsten Clodfelter Dear Charlotte, I appreciate that you have words of wisdom to share with the next generation of “hip” young feminists as we get dressed each … Continue reading

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A Review of John Rybicki’s When All the World is Old 

A Review of John Rybicki’s When All the World is Old By Kirsten Clodfelter John Rybicki opens each section of When All the World is Old, his third poetry collection, with excerpts from journal entries written by his late wife, … Continue reading

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Emily Yoffe: Don’t Empower My Rapist

Emily Yoffe: Don’t Empower My Rapist by Kirsten Clodfelter Last week, Emily Yoffe wrote an article urging young women, especially those on college campuses, to stop getting so drunk if they’d like to reduce their risk of being sexually assaulted … Continue reading

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Miley Cyrus Deserves Better Than Our Slut-Shaming And So Do Our Daughters

Miley Cyrus Deserves Better Than Our Slut-Shaming And So Do Our Daughters by Kirsten Clodfelter Whether or not you tuned in to Sunday night’s VMAs, it was impossible to miss the outrage over Miley Cyrus’s performance that took the Internet … Continue reading

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Danica Patrick Can Do Whatever She Wants With Her Body

Danica Patrick Can Do Whatever She Wants With Her Body by Kirsten Clodfelter Even if, like me, watching auto racing isn’t one of your top five (or top one hundred) favorite ways to spend a weekend, you’re probably at least … Continue reading

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Okay but Seriously, Stop Blaming the Victim

Okay but Seriously, Stop Blaming the Victim by Kirsten Clodfelter As a feminist, I admire Hanna Rosin. I enjoy the important work she’s done in co-founding DoubleX, and I regularly teach excerpts of her essay, “The End of Men,” to … Continue reading

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