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The University of Utah's Independent Student Voice

The Daily Utah Chronicle

The University of Utah's Independent Student Voice

The Daily Utah Chronicle

Bringhurst: Talk to Children About Periods

Bringhurst: Talk to Children About Periods

By Maggie Bringhurst, Opinion Writer April 22, 2022

  People who menstruate are familiar with stigmas and stereotypes surrounding periods. We use about 5,000 different euphemisms to refer to periods, to avoid being explicit about this entirely non-explicit...

The Resurgence of Bimbo Culture Empowers Hyperfemininity

The Resurgence of Bimbo Culture Empowers Hyperfemininity

By Avery Greig, Arts Editor September 28, 2021

  Don your Juicy Couture tracksuits and butterfly clips: bimbo culture is back and better than ever before. What is a Bimbo? Bimbo culture, or bimbofication, exemplifies the character type of...

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Hibben: We Need More Women-Only Spaces

By Aya Hibben, Opinion Writer July 8, 2021

  I detest going to the gym because of all the precautions I take to feel safe. Typically, I cover up in loose sweatshirts, forsaking my comfort to draw fewer ogles from sweaty men. I take my hair...

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Soter: Is the Lingerie Industry Still Sexist?

By Theadora Soter, Multimedia Managing Editor June 10, 2021

  Like most girls, I vividly remember my first bra-shopping experience. My mother decided that my developing body needed some support (so to speak), so off to Victoria’s Secret we went. It felt...

Kincart: Enjoying Rom-coms Isn’t Bad Feminism

Kincart: Enjoying Rom-coms Isn’t Bad Feminism

By Sydney Kincart, Print Chief, Opinion Writer May 26, 2021

  Romantic comedies (also known as “rom-coms”) tend to produce mixed responses as a genre. Personally, I’d consider it one of my favorites. I’m always up for a romantic comedy, whether...

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Soter: Real Feminists Shouldn’t Watch Romance Movies

By Theadora Soter, Multimedia Managing Editor May 26, 2021

  Let me start off by saying that it pains me to write this article — I live by romance films. Anyone close to me knows if I’m not reading, writing or trying to teach my dog, Larry, how to...

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Cushman: It’s Time for the GOP to Encourage Women Leaders

By KC Ellen Cushman, Opinion Writer April 7, 2021

  Recently, more than half a dozen women from the Salt Lake County Republican Party have spoken out about the toxic environment they experienced within their party. Though more and more women have...

A woman holds a Womens Rights are Human Rights sign during Womens March on the Utah State Capitol in Salt Lake City, Utah on Monday Jan. 23, 2017. (Photo by Rishi Deka | Daily Utah Chronicle)

Weglinski: Utah, Stop Making Decisions for Women

By Sonia Weglinski, Opinion Writer March 13, 2021

  State lawmakers have made a habit of making Utah women’s lives significantly more difficult. As the Salt Lake Tribune Editorial Board wrote last month, “No Utah woman is safe when the Legislature...

The family planning section at Smiths grocery store on 400 S in downtown Salt Lake on Feb 7, 2021. (Photo by Jack Gambassi | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Soter: All Utah Women Deserve Access to Contraception

By Theadora Soter, Multimedia Managing Editor February 10, 2021

  In an interview about her bill H.B. 102 — “Contraception for Inmates” — Rep. Jennifer Dailey-Provost told me a story. After the bill was first drafted, she received a memorable question...

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Weglinski: Kamala Harris Offers Hope to Women of Color Nationwide

By Sonia Weglinski, Opinion Writer November 30, 2020

  Like many other Americans, my eyes were glued to the TV screen on November 7th as I watched Vice President-elect Kamala Harris deliver her acceptance speech. Chills ran through me as she said,...