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It was entitled “24 Things Women Should Stop Wearing After Age 30”, and it triggered Maximum Eye-Rolling from everyone who took the time out to read it.
Written by Kallie Provencher for Rant Chic.com, this “article” (I use the term loosely) highlighted things such as “leopard print”, “graphic tees”, and “short dresses” (because “By this age, women should know it’s always better to leave something to the imagination”).
Kallie, it seems, has a number of opinions on what women over 30 should and shouldn’t be doing, having also penned “30 Things Women Over 30 Shouldn’t Own” and “20 Pictures Women Over 30 Need To Stop Posting Online”.
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We derive our information mostly from the published laws of the various states and governments.
This table lists the age when people of various sexualities can legally have sex right around the world.
Some areas call this the age of sexual consent; others the age of consent; and even others, the age at which one cannot be convicted for "statutory rape" (also age of protection and age of sexual maturity). until you have read the definitions and the documentation pages!
(What is this magical post-30 land where women are suddenly not allowed to do or own so many things?!
) Motivated by Kallie’s “article”, I decided to churn up one of my own!