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Diary of a Lipstick Terrorist

Ramblings from a raging feminist on everything from eating to economics. You can follow her on Twitter @mslauralipstick.

Blog - Diary of a Lipstick Terrorist September 1
Pug reading book
Laura Brightwell | A summary of the last week and my response to it.
Blog - Diary of a Lipstick Terrorist August 18
Photo Credit: ginnerobot via Compfight cc
Laura Brightwell | Men and masculinity studies is old hat, so why is The New York Times pretending it's new?
Blog - Diary of a Lipstick Terrorist July 29
Photo by Aviva Cohen via James Schwartz/flickr
Laura Brightwell | Bikers are losing their lives in Toronto and no one seems to care.
Blog - Diary of a Lipstick Terrorist July 2
Two become one
Laura Brightwell | Let's stop inviting friends to events via their partners, people.
Blog - Diary of a Lipstick Terrorist May 11
Voters surrender to their inner bastard
Laura Brightwell | The first conservative majority government in 20 years was voted in on Friday.
Blog - Diary of a Lipstick Terrorist March 19
Laura Brightwell | How call-out culture verges on the abusive and the language we use around conflict enables us to push out members of our communities at will.
Blog - Diary of a Lipstick Terrorist February 16
Biological clock cartoon
Laura Brightwell | Why being a grown-up is hard, being a grown-up queer woman is harder, and my feelings on discovering my brother is pregnant.
Blog - Diary of a Lipstick Terrorist July 16
Laura Brightwell | On love, relationships and trying desperately to look cool.
Blog - Diary of a Lipstick Terrorist June 25
Workers on a donut
Laura Brightwell | How can we create food positive and non-shaming workplaces?
Blog - Diary of a Lipstick Terrorist February 11
Laura Brightwell | Why it’s feminist to take my clothes off on stage.
Blog - Diary of a Lipstick Terrorist January 30
gay comic
Laura Brightwell | What are the shorthands we use for declaring our queerness and what pitfalls do they have?
Blog - Diary of a Lipstick Terrorist January 17
Laura Brightwell | Being fat, eating in public and being shamed for it.
Blog - Diary of a Lipstick Terrorist January 7
But I'm a Cheerleader
Laura Brightwell | How your work's culture prevents you from coming out.
Blog - Diary of a Lipstick Terrorist December 13
Lois Lenz, Lesbian Secretary by Monica Nolan
Laura Brightwell | The pros and cons of coming out at work
Blog - Diary of a Lipstick Terrorist October 21
Scary Lesbianz
Laura Brightwell | Lesbians vs. queers, how queer feminism can be sexist, and, somehow, Halloween.
Blog - Diary of a Lipstick Terrorist October 10
Laura Brightwell | Laura Brightwell examines the trend in organic and fresh foods and argues that we are unhealthily obsessed with healthy eating.
Blog - Diary of a Lipstick Terrorist September 12
Laura Brightwell | In her second post for rabble.ca, Laura Brightwell returns to her most controversial post on Diary of a Lipstick Terrorist; why she chose to be single for two years and her community's response.
Blog - Diary of a Lipstick Terrorist September 3
Femme and trans* burlesque
Laura Brightwell | Is burlesque a new-wave feminist performance or a throwback to a misogynist tradition? Laura Brightwell tries to pin down the pin-ups and find out if burlesque really is just stripping.