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    Why feminists should want women in the draft

    For centuries, women have had to fight for the right to participate in many things that men inherently got to do, such as vote, drive, and marry women. There are still several areas, however, where women and men do not share such equalities. In pay, beauty standards, and the national draft, women and men have yet to be treated equally. On most issues with gender inequality, many feminists are quick to defend women and stand up for the solution that brings gender equality. But when it comes to the draft, some feminists are much quieter than on other issues. There have been several attempts to include women in the draft…

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    Why no makeup selfies are problematic

    Nowadays there are many trends that go around the internet, many of which serve the purpose of empowering women, and some of which backfire and create more issues. One of the latter trends is “no makeup selfies”. This has been pioneered by many celebrities such as Gal Gadot, Kylie Jenner and Lea Michele to try to take down the unrealistic beauty expectations set by the media and presented by celebrities. Theoretically, by seeing celebrities without makeup, we’ll see that these gorgeous beings just look like regular people when they’re not wearing makeup. But they really just set up more unrealistic expectations not for what people should look like with makeup,…