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Wednesday, September 21, 2016

Budgeting Tips from the 1%

My article, "Budgeting Tips from the 1%," is up at Defenestration Magazine. It features important, everyday life hacks, such as:
Buy Reusable Diamonds
Before I learned this trick, I was going through 12, 15 carats a day! You may spend an extra two or three grand finding diamonds that you can bear to be seen in day after day, but it is definitely worth the investment.
 Read the rest here.

Thursday, September 15, 2016

Rejected Everyday Feminism Articles

Shortly after the kerfuffle over Everyday Feminism's food insecurity article, my friend Keith and I discovered 10 rejected Everyday Feminism pitches.

  • Meet 4 Bankers Who are Queering Foreclosures 
  • 5 Empowering Ways to Cross Picket Lines 
  • 9 Ways to Respect the Gender Identity of the Serfs Who Til Your Estate 
  • This Comic Perfectly Explains How 'Right to Work Laws' Respect Bodily Autonomy 
  • So What if Scissor Bill Didn't Join the Union? Here's Why Scab-Shamming is Never Feminist
  • Not In My Back Yard: Why It's Triggering to Have Low-Income Housing Near My McMansion
  • What Losing My Wallet Taught Me About Classism 
  • 6 Ways Subprime Lending Empowers Women of Color 
  • 29 Steps to Emotional Supporting Your Serfs During Famine 
  • Here it is: The Ultimate Guide to Intersectional CEO Bonuses

Bonus: Want to End Class-Based Oppression? Here's a List of 187 Words to Never Say Around the Financially-Challenged