Welcome to Episode 10 of My Podcast:  Self-Transcendent Emotions

By Elle Gordon, TIWP Student Inspired by the article A Rational Case for Following Your Emotions by By Amanda Mull for The Atlantic. https://www.theatlantic.com/health/archive/2019/06/emotions-arent-irrational/592486/ Self-transcendent emotions are thought of by many scholars to be what connects us all and what we need more of to help heal the world. They are empathy, gratitude, and awe.Continue reading “Welcome to Episode 10 of My Podcast:  Self-Transcendent Emotions”

The Life of A Girl

By Elise Flagg, TIWP Student Wake up.Hopefully you’re alone. Eat, but not a lot, because you don’t want to be bloated all day.An apple will do just fine this morning.Maybe even half. Get dressed.But be careful,you don’t want to be a slut.Don’t cover up though,show some skin! Be confident. Grab a purse on your way out. Forget style:what’s the hardestContinue reading “The Life of A Girl”

A List of Misogynistic Things Boys Have Said to Me Before and What I Wish I Said Back

By Elise Flagg, TIWP Student Women aren’t funny. I hear this one a lot. Boys like to use this a lot when a girl makes a joke and they don’t get it. The “F” in women stands for funny. (I don’t see an “F” in men either.) But really. Why does someone’s gender determine ifContinue reading “A List of Misogynistic Things Boys Have Said to Me Before and What I Wish I Said Back”

Who Is A Woman If Not In A Dress?

By Elena Tamagno, TIWP Student I’m not a girl. There’s no way I can be a girl, right? I don’t like skirts, or dresses, or those pink-colored bedsheets. I cut off all my hair and half the people I ran into thought I was a boy or just refused to use gendered terms near me.Continue reading “Who Is A Woman If Not In A Dress?”