The Rose Quartz Ceiling: When It Comes to Love, Men Are Praised for What Women Are Simply Expected to Give
When love and femininity are intertwined, only some of us are expected to do the job of loving.
Moulin Rouge. Love!
The Love Witch,
Jaya Saxena is a writer from New York. She's the co-author of Basic Witches.
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