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Tale as Old as Time: Why I Love Beauty and the Beast

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As I’m sure you know, I’m a huge Disney fan. Like huge. Like many other 90s kids, I grew up on Disney. I had almost every Disney movie on VHS, and I watched them all the time. Because we lived in California, my family and I went to Disneyland all the time. I think our record was 6 or 7 times in 1 year. One of my favorite Disney movies has always been Beauty and the Beast. I grew up with the cartoon, but I love the live action remake even more. I’ve seen it twice, and I downloaded the soundtrack a couple hours after watching it for the first time. Is there anything Emma Watson can’t do?  Read more

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Happy International Women’s Day!

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Wow! It’s been a long time! Sorry I’ve been so MIA. Life got a bit crazy, and I needed to take a step back for my own sanity. Things have calmed down, and I’m working on getting back into the groove of things. I absolutely couldn’t let International Women’s Day pass without writing something.  Read more

Sexual Assault: Think of the Victim

Sexual assaults are all over the news, which means they're also all over social media. Before you comment on a post, I implore you, think of the victim.I’m writing this from bed in the middle of the night with a broken heart. I woke up half an hour ago to a text that said a young woman from my high school was sexually assaulted by a boy from our brother school at a football game.  Read more

Cassie Says What: The Other Side of the Meninist Coin

Most of us are familiar with the stereotypical meninist. If you've never heard of meninism, it's a repulsive, satirical take on feminism. Meninists attempt to combat feminism by claiming that men are oppressed by modern day feminism. While this is obviously obnoxious to those in the feminist movement, men on the other side of the meninist coin, or those who see themselves as some kind of champion for equality, are just as troublesome, if not worse. Check out the conversation I recently had with a misogynist disguised as a savior at Cassie Wears What. Hello, lovelies!

If you follow me on Instagram, you may have seen a sneak peak of this article. Most of us are familiar with the stereotypical meninist. If you’ve never heard of meninism, it’s a repulsive, satirical take on feminism. Meninists attempt to combat feminism by claiming that men are oppressed by modern day feminism. While this is obviously obnoxious to those in the feminist movement, men on the other side of the meninist coin, or those who see themselves as some kind of champion for equality, are just as troublesome, if not worse.  Read more

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Cassie Says What: How to Celebrate a Feminist Halloween

Is there such a thing as a feminist Halloween? Check out this feminist's perspective on Halloween and slutty costumes at Cassie Wears What.Hello, lovelies!

It’s that time of year again! Are you ready to see zombies, vampires, and slutty versions of various occupations running around? As a feminist, I’ve been asked questions like, “Can you be a feminist and wear a slutty Halloween costume?” and “Can you actually have a feminist Halloween?” My short answer is yes, you can. Read more