Exploring girlhood, Part 2: Different for girls

Editor’s note: This is the second in a four-part series with the question, “What does it mean to be a girl?” In the series we have explored the way society defines and confines girlhood, as well as gender in general. (Click here for part 1.) (Trigger Warning) All week I’ve been thinking about De’Liza’s post…

Normal is the watchword

What does “normal” mean, anyway? These links are food for thought: Congratulations to New York for legalizing same-sex marriages, making it the sixth state to do so! (39 states have bans against same-sex marriage.) Did you all see this fun infographic from the New York Times? With a few easy clicks, you can see how…