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Dena Rapley

feminist, activist, liberal arts graduate, researcher and mother

Dena Rapley is an American immigrant living in the UK. She is also a feminist, an activist, a liberal arts graduate, a professional researcher, and a mother of two.

How To Explain Death To Your Toddler

"I wanna talk to Grandma! I wanna talk to Grandma!" It's infrequent, but it happens more than I realised it would. My three-year-old son slams himself down on the sofa in a huff whilst I catch my breath. Again. Then, he looks at me and says,
14/07/2017 15:29 BST

Why You Should Discuss Labiaplasty With Your Son

I would like to think most of us rolled our eyes at Dr. Patriarchy, but what is the takeaway lesson? Undoubtedly, most people following this story will say that we need to teach our daughters that bodies are unique and photographed models (pornography and otherwise) are photoshopped.
05/07/2017 08:45 BST