9 Experiences Every Women's College Graduate Understands

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1. When co-workers/non-college friends first discover The Patriarchy. And racism, homophobia, transphobia, ableism, ageism, xenophobia for that matter. 

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2. When people are like "OMG, have you ever heard of this great author Anne Carson?" 

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3. When someone in the public eye actually sounds articulate on the concept of feminism and gender. 

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4. When people are like, "OMG, did you know women make only 79 cents to the dollar that a man makes?" And then learn that Hispanic women earn 54 percent, black women earn 64 percent, and Native American women earn 65 percent of what a white man makes. 

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5. When a straight-identified woman in your life confesses that she maybe has a thing for a woman and isn't that just crazy?

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6. When you hear a super privileged white woman say, "I just don't think sexism has ever affected me."

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7. When someone doesn't quite understand the term "heteronormativity."

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8. When straight guys lead with their wallets. 

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9. When you hear someone discount Amber Heard's domestic violence allegations on the grounds of her being a "gold digger." And domestic violence survivors broadly.

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