Even though our female friends and relatives may love us for the person we are, they can still occasionally make comments on our appearance which make us feel vulnerable, not desirable, not valued. Do you know why that is? Because all of us women—whether bi, gay, straight, queer or otherwise identified—, have internalized misogyny.
There comes a moment in every young woman’s life when the doors of your college bubble slam behind you, and, clenching an expensive and potentially useless degree, you set out in search of the holy grail: your first job.
This is a thank-you, about 8 years delayed, to Tamora Pierce. It is also a re-visiting (for the sake of nostalgia and, hopefully, some gained wisdom) of the influence her books had on my childhood and on the woman that I have become. And in the end, it is me coming to terms with the insidious cultural narratives that creep their way into even our most cherished childhood literature.
Dear readers and friends, We’re very happy to announce that almost 1 year after the birth of Nótt Magazine, we are now launching its French version! It will feature original articles from Nótt Magazine translated into French, as well as exclusive content. Spread the word, tell your French-speaking friends, colleagues and relatives! Click here to …