It’s not as simple as men pressuring women to be feminine – we police each other and shame ourselves all the time. Celia Edell breaks down why we can’t escape the judgment.
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Celia Edell is a Contributing Vlogger for Everyday Feminism, a freelance writer, and feminist philosopher. She holds a B.A. in philosophy from University of Western Ontario and is currently doing her masters degree in philosophy at University of Sheffield in England. Her interests include critical race theory, mental health awareness, and bad made-for-TV movies. She tweets and blogs under the name @.
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