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Why Was This Stuff So Scary?

I’m glad you brought up Marisa’s book, Kara, because it reminds me of a question I was left with after reading it: Why do some feminists make people SO MAD?

One effect of her conflating Riot Grrrl bands + Spice Girls is that you lose the distinction between women who everyone likes, whether or not they’re in power (they’re pretty! whatevs!) and women who scare the shit out of everyone, whether or not they’re wielding power. Continue reading

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