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Five Powerful Opinions Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Expressed On The Daily Show Interview

As with her interview with Hillary Clinton, when I finally watched Chimamanda’s Daily Show interview with Trevor Noah, I found it very delightful. Interesting, funny even, and very, very illuminating. Say what you will about Chimamanda Adichie, but she’s not wasteful with her opinions. And the world she aspires for ...

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The Piece about Feminism And Disliking Taylor Swift

Originally published on independent.ie Kim Kardashian and Taylor Swift’s long-running feud was reignited last week, when Kim posted a throwback photo of herself with a nude waxwork of Swift. The waxwork was created last year for a highly controversial music video of Kanye West, Kim’s husband. The record and video ...

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Here is why Sharon Osbourne’s comments about Kim Kardashian’s nude selfies are so problematic

If you follow celebrity news, then you’ve probably already heard about Sharon Osbourne’s recent (and questionable) criticism of Kim Kardashian. For those just catching up, here are the basics: In a recent interview with The Telegraph, The Talk co-host slammed Kim for some of the revealing pictures she posts online. ...

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Open Letter To The Unfeminist Feminist

Dear young woman who identifies as a feminist, feminism is not a fancy tag one wears to look cool. What do you think feminism is? You wake up one morning and decide you want an excuse to be stubborn. Oh what to do? Light bulb moment! You should become a ...

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The Politics Of Labels And A Slippery Slope

In today’s society, labels are political. Feminism, Atheism, LGBT etc. All political. Sam Harris once said that in a fully rational world, atheists wouldn’t exist, because we wouldn’t need to identify ourselves by things that don’t exist. In the same vein, I posit that in a world of equality, feminism ...

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The Questions I Have About The Movie ‘Isoken’

After watching Isoken, I had some questions but I didn’t want to ask them immediately because I wanted to wait for more people to watch it. I told my bestie that I could find faults in anything no matter how seemingly perfect it is. Get me Mother Teresa and I’ll ...

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IT’S OKAY TO BE A BAD FEMINIST

Dearest Friend and Feminist, ‎ Feminism is not for perfect people. Come with your flaws. Come with your quirks. Come with your peculiarities. Come with your religious beliefs and come with everything you have, and as you are. Don’t be roped into thinking that you need to be perfect or ...

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The Point About Emma Watson’s Definition of Feminism That Most People Miss

When Emma Watson was featured on the cover of the latest issue of Vanity Fair, with an accompanying spread that sees her braless with a cutout top, she got a fair bit of criticism online from all sides. And while the star of Beauty and the Beast had not responded ...

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FAUX FEMINISM

There is an on-line community of women who identify themselves as Feminists but do not follow the ideologies of Feminism, let alone understand what Feminism is even about. Basically, they are faux feminists; they tend to preach their own version of Feminism which has a negative impact on what the ...

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A SNAPSHOT LOOK AT ALL THE WAYS 2016 GAVE US LIFE

The Headies drama between music stars Olamide and Don Jazzy on the very first day of 2016 had to be the sign that we were going to be in for a rollercoaster year of drama, upsets, highs and lows. And as it was, the fastest year anyone has ever lived ...

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