You might be a 90s Woman if…
Any of the following changed your life: Bikini Kill, Nirvana, 7 Year
Bitch, Hole, Babes in Toyland, Sinead O’Connor, Lisa Carver, Tank
Girl, Sister Spit, Liz Phair.
You have had a crush on any of the following: Paul Rudd, James Spader, Brittany Murphy, Winona Ryder, Johnny Depp (21 Jump Street era).
You’ve read Sassy.
You’ve defended sex workers or been one.
When you heard Billy Corgan and Jessica Simpson were dating you got upset.
You’ve made a mix tape on an actual tape.
You know lines from Clueless.
You were kind of slutty for a while and aren’t ashamed.
You’ve marched for abortion rights, against the first Iraq War, or for Take Back the Night.
You have ever been into Wicca, eco-feminism, or liberation theology.
You have a speech ready whenever any of the following come up: Camille Paglia, WAM, Katie Roiphe, or the Michigan Womyn’s Festival.
You think any of the following items of clothing are hot: thigh-highs, plaid shirts, work boots with dresses, cat-eye glasses, chunky heels, baby-doll dresses, overalls, plaid, flannel, bra straps showing, barrettes.
You’ve dyed your hair a color not found in nature, ideally with Manic Panic.
You are all over your birth control responsibilities.
It would never occur to you that women wouldn’t work or that men wouldn’t clean the house.
You have self-identified as bisexual (even if you’re gay or straight).
You can do a feminist analysis of your favorite pop culture.
You started—or at least read—a zine. Now it’s a blog or tumblr.
You are both ironic and sentimental. But for real, not like that “like rain on a wedding day” Alannis Morissette irony song, which you have mocked but know all the words to.
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