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The Post-Thirty Pregnancy Scare

The Post-Thirty Pregnancy Scare

[This essay first appeared at LadyClever.com.] “Did you think,” my boyfriend laughed, “that they’d think you came in to buy dish soap, but just decided to pick up a pregnancy test?” It was a valid point. But standing in line late that night at CVS, I couldn’t handle being that girl with a store brand box of pregnancy … Continue reading

Naked Ambition: Is Lena Dunham’s Nudity Liberating or Distracting?

Naked Ambition: Is Lena Dunham’s Nudity Liberating or Distracting?

[LadyClever.com originally hosted this blog.] I’ve been on board throughout Lena Dunham really sticking it to the man on her HBO show Girls this season; intentionally instigating the naysayers by flaunting her “famous” family, disregarding racial quotas, and bearing her breasts and belly shamelessly. [Season two spoiler alert, don’t read on if you’re not caught up to episode five of season two.] … Continue reading

Idiosyncratic It-Girl Zooey Deschanel Fiercely Defends Feminism

Idiosyncratic It-Girl Zooey Deschanel Fiercely Defends Feminism

LadyClever.com hosts the original posting of this article.] Hold on to your peculiar hats manic pixie dreamgirls! Idiosyncratic it-girl Zooey Deschanel rang in the new year by giving the ax to the ol’ ‘adorkable’ act, speaking out in the February issue of Glamour magazine regarding society’s narrow perception that a feminist can’t be, well, feminine. The often out-spoken doe-eyed darling … Continue reading