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The “Basic B*tch” Is a Patriarchal Myth

Young women are disproportionately corrupted by the overuse of this term.

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In the early to mid-2010s, an online fixation on identifying signs of the “basic bitch” exploded. Quizzes, YouTube videos, and comedy sketches galore emerged to help us determine how to spot one or how to tell if you are one. At the peak of the label’s popularity, being…

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Alexandria Roswick

Alexandria Roswick

Top Writer in Feminism. Blogger for Say It Loud Space (UK). Trauma, relationships, and analysis of media and culture. https://linktr.ee/alexandriaroswick

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