Category Archives: unpopular opinion

[Unpopular Opinion] Who needs feminism?

In case you didn’t know by now, I’m a feminist, and recently a group on my university campus joined part of a pro-feminist project called “Who Needs Feminism?” In it, people write why feminism is necessary or why they personally … Continue reading

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[Unpopular Opinion] Watch your language, young lady!

Maybe this is the language major with a minor in women studies in me speaking, but I think the things we say are just as important as the things we do. The words we use reflect our biases in ways … Continue reading

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[Unpopular Opinion] Children and Homosexuality

Recently I’ve been thinking about the implicit messages that children devour in media that is directed at them. What message do we send to  boys who watch Dora the Explorer when we make a spin-off show called Go Diego Go … Continue reading

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[Unpopular Opinion] “Guilty Pleasures”

I was recently “tagged” by Just Another Rabid Reader, and while I won’t be participating in the tag itself, I found the question she asked me really interesting: “What is your go-to “Guilty Pleasure” book?” Because, of course, I can’t … Continue reading

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Unpopular Opinion: We’re gonna make you pop-u-lar!

As much as Galinda might disagree, popularity isn’t something gained by a new gown and hair style, especially when it comes to books. The trends of popularity aren’t easy to pick out.                    … Continue reading

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Unpopular Opinion: Boys and Reading

Earlier this week Maureen Johnson tweeted about this article which talks about a school library that created a “boy cave” in order to encourage boys to read. Johnson expressed her concern for one quote said by the librarian involved in … Continue reading

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Unpopular Opinion: Odd Man Out

Love triangles: they’re everywhere from books to television to movies and I am the worst at picking the guy who the protagonist is going to end up with. I don’t know if it’s because I instinctively root for the underdog … Continue reading

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