A necklace was the key to my post-grad strength

If you’re a recent college graduate, or if you’re like me, and you’re a year…


“Normal Barbie” calls out our culture’s obsession with body perfection

Lammily, the “normal” Barbie who was created with the proportions of a natural-looking female body,…


Why Galentine’s Day is the best new holiday of the year


An ode to the insanely resilient women of ‘American Horror Story’

In its past four seasons, American Horror Story has been home to the spookiest, darkest,…


Why we all need a platonic soulmate

When you’re a freshman in college, you’re nervous and you’re excited, and you’re trying to…


Phrases we all use that aren’t always great for our relationships

Relationships are weird and I don’t just mean the romantic ones. But, yes, romantic ones…


The refreshingly feminist heroines of ‘Into the Woods’

Once upon a time, in a village far, far away, there lived a fiercely feminist…


A tale of two awesome Christmases from the child of a divorce

My parents got divorced when I was a toddler. Because I was in that stage…


This is what Barbie would look if she was modeled after a real 19-year-old girl

Though our culture is widely (and blissfully) shifting to accommodate and celebrate diversity, Barbie is…

Money & Career

What I learned while writing a movie (that had nothing to do with film)

I started my year-long journey to write a screenplay last September. When I walked into…


What working as a restaurant hostess taught me about feminism

I am a hostess. I went to school for film, studied creative writing, had many…