The Women's Studies Dropout

A blog where feminist friends continue their class discussions

Venn Diagram (a poem for Galentine’s Day)

Friends who I can talk to about Tarot Friends who I can talk to about music Friends who I can talk to about literature Friends who I can talk to about film   Friends who I can talk to about... Continue Reading →


What’s Left of My Heart’s Still Made of Gold

It has been impossible not to have Kesha on my mind or playing through my speakers lately, and over the past year.  So many women, and people in general, have been leaning on her latest album, Rainbow, to give them the strength,... Continue Reading →

A Feminist Hearth

As a 21st century, American, urban dweller, I've always had a romantic notion of the home fireplace.  I didn't have one growing up, but the concept always conjured images of cozy,  contented evenings basking in the warm glow of blissful... Continue Reading →

Ladies Who Wrecked the Golden Globes

I didn't want to watch Golden Globes, because I gave up on them last year and it felt amazing to have that Sunday evening to myself.  This year, underwhelmed and unfamiliar with most of the films and shows, at the... Continue Reading →

So Yesterday

The first CDs I ever owned were Hilary Duff's Metamorphosis and Ashlee Simpson's Autobiography. Come Clean is my #1 karaoke choice to this day. While listening to these tracks makes me cringe (much like early 2000s fashion), they are also... Continue Reading →

I’m a Housewife

Hi, I'm MT. Nice to meet you.  How do you know the bride and groom? ... Oh, wonderful!  I went to college with the groom. ... What do I do? I'm a housewife. You look confused and uncomfortable. . .... Continue Reading →

And Another Reason to Love Moana

There are many reasons to love the movie Moana, the 2016 Disney animation about a young Polynesian girl struggling to both heal her island and to realize her full potential.  When watching in theatres, I found myself in tears as... Continue Reading →

5 Reasons Out of 5 Million Why We Should Be Excited About a Woman Doctor

I absolutely refuse to be anything but SUPER PUMPED about Jodie Whittaker being cast as the next regeneration of the Doctor on Doctor Who. I, like perhaps lots of other Whovians, had an inkling that a female doctor might be... Continue Reading →

Wear something dressier than jeans

As L alluded in her previous post, I recently got caught in "the fraught waters of acceptable formal wear."  As a dedicated amateur singer, I cantor for a church on a regular basis and wasn't too surprised when the music... Continue Reading →

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