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Joanna Schroeder


Los Angeles, CA, United States

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Past articles by Joanna:


Yes, men can be sexually assaulted. Gender stereotypes make it hard to talk about.

The alleged encounter between Asia Argento and Jimmy Bennett is an example. → Read More

'Zombie Nips' And 9 Other Things No One Tells You About Breastfeeding

Your breasts are going to change, but that’s not necessarily terrible. → Read More

Trying to Keep Kids Safe in a Gun-Obsessed World

Joanna Schroeder, a mother of two active boys, confides that she lets her kids play with toy guns. → Read More

Relationship Fights

If you've ever been in a relationship, you've been in one of these five arguments. → Read More

The Sexual Abuse of Boys Is Not About 'Getting Lucky' and We Need to Stop Promoting This Myth

When we frame sexual abuse as a "sexual relationship" or call a male survivor of sexual abuse "lucky", we harm survivors of any gender. → Read More

The Simplest Dating Advice Ever: Give Her Your Number

Joanna Schroeder explains exactly why you shouldn't ask a woman for her number. → Read More

Men and Love: 7 Ways Guys Need Romantic Superheroes, Too

Guys, don't you deserve to be swept off your feet, too? → Read More

Ten Things I've Learned From Raising Boys

Joanna Schroeder loves being a mom of boys, but admits that there are a few things about them that have surprised her. → Read More

Switcheroo: A Confrontational Gender-Bending Experiment

Hana Pesut's Switcheroo photos expose how gender and identity are defined by the clothing we choose to wear. Joanna Schroeder and her husband volunteer to participate in the experiment. → Read More

I Don't Need to Be 'The Man' in Order to Be a Man

Jeff Perera explains his "Ladder of Masculinity" TEDx talk, and how toxic masculinity is linked to violence. → Read More

11 Things Your Teen Won't Regret in 11 Years

Adults are constantly warning teens about what they'll regret. Here, 11 things they probably won't. → Read More

Taylor Swift's Mom Blames HERSELF In Groping Trial — What ALL Parents Can Learn

During Taylor Swift's court case hearing, her mom, Andrea Swift testified that her daughter was upset when DJ David Meuller groped her daughter. What's even sadder is that T-Swift's mom blames her self for teaching her daughter to be polite. Here's what Joanna Schroeder thinks all parents can learn about empowering girls from this groping trial. → Read More

6 Surprising Things I Learned About Men From Growing Up With Guys

Joanna Schroeder has always been a Guy's Girl, and that's given her some important (and surprising!) insights about men. → Read More

5 Reasons Your Kids Must See The ADORABLE Queer-Crush Short, 'In A Heartbeat'

Award-winning animated short film 'In A Heartbeat' is going viral, and for good reason. The cartoon short about a boy having a crush on another boy (and coming out as gay) shows the pure, sweet nature of queer love. Here are 5 reasons to watch it with your kids right now. → Read More

8 Things You Must NEVER Do When Raising Boys

You may think you have this parenting thing wired, but if you're raising boys, you may be making some of these critical mistakes. → Read More

8 Inspiring 'Wonder Woman' Moments That Will Change Hollywood Forever

Opening weekend for Wonder Woman by Patty Jenkins broke box office records and will change Hollywood forever. But for geek girl and feminist media critic Joanna Schroeder, Wonder Woman's inspiring moments were a LOT more personal. → Read More

People Who Shame Starbucks Unicorn Frappuccino Drinkers Are SERIOUSLY Messed-Up

Starbucks unicorn frappuccino is gorgeous, but is it too fattening and full of sugar to give your kids? Here's why one mom says the frappuccino-shaming has to STOP. Now. → Read More

The Ugly Truth About Why I HATE This 'Empowering' Lingerie Campaign

Lonely Lingerie, who is well-known for supporting body diversity, launched a campaign with a 57 year-old model, but it doesn't feel empowering to me. → Read More

Bugs, Boys and Power: Is Cruelty to Animals Natural?

Ideas for raising compassionate children in a power-hungry world. → Read More

18 Easy Ways to Raise Feminist Boys

There are ways parents can raise feminist boys who will actively combat the toxic masculinity they will witness throughout their lives. Here's how. → Read More