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Hi, I’m Katie.

I’m opinionated, unapologetic, and like writing content that angers men who are mentally stuck in the Middle Ages.

But if you made it here, I’m going to assume you’re not one of them. …


Wait, what?

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In Spain, it is legal to be naked — anywhere.

Not that many people do it, but it means they are more liberal about where and when you can be nude or semi-nude. For instance, it’s a common sight to see women sunbathing on the beach topless, even with their…


‘If you play with fire, you get burned’

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I’ve recently published an article about Emily Ratajkowski accusing Robin Thicke of sexually assaulting her while filming the music video for ‘Blurred Lines.’

As expected, some men in the comments wrote that given Emily’s ‘sex-based persona’ and her many pictures and videos in ‘various states of undress,’ no one should…


Welcome to late-stage capitalism hell

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A year ago, somewhere in October, I found myself sobbing in a cab for the first time ever. It was 7 AM, and I was on my way to a work meeting. …


Down the rabbit-hole of chivalry myths

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I just love it when random men remind me how much happier women used to be. You know, before we got all crazy and demanded equality. We had blissful lives spent taking care of our husbands, children, scrubbing dishes, and baking pies. We didn’t have to worry about who to…


Rape culture is real, and it’s doing well

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Suddenly, out of nowhere, I felt the coolness & foreignness of a stranger’s hands cupping my bare breasts from behind. I instinctively moved away, looking back at Robin Thicke. — Emily Ratajkowski, ‘My Body’

A few days ago, supermodel Emily Ratajkowski claimed that she was sexually assaulted by R&B singer…


No, he really doesn’t need help doing the dishes

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In the earliest kind of human societies — the hunter-gatherer societies — men hunted, and women gathered. And then women waited at home for men to bring the meat. At least, that’s what we were taught at school.

This ‘Man the Hunter’ theory was developed by early 20th-century anthropologists armed…


We just have to stay home forever

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This week there was a Sarah Everard’s murder trial.

The man who kidnapped, raped, and murdered her — a serving police officer at the time — has been given a whole life sentence.

Many probably remember when Sarah went missing while walking home from a friend’s house in London earlier


New meme format, same old misogyny

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One time my former boss got my Uber account suspended.

I always thought that was impossible. But it turns out that if you’re a massive dick, nothing is.

It was over a year ago, in the middle of the pandemic and our Uber driver said my boss couldn’t sit up…


Its long patriarchal past is difficult to ignore

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Last week I went to a wedding in the South of Italy.

And while I’d be crazy not to enjoy drinking large amounts of wine on a picturesque Roman hill, I kept thinking to myself, ‘Wow, this could never be me.’

Even though many girls grow up dreaming about this…

Katie Jgln

Sometimes serious, sometimes funny, always stirring the pot. Social sciences nerd based in London. www.linktr.ee/katiejgln

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