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OPINION

5 Jul 2019

Like many strong women, I love Hulu’s adaptation of The Handmaid’s Tale. Elisabeth Moss plays a captivating June, and the first two seasons were equally enthralling and disturbing, a prophetic look into misogynistic dystopia and female oppression. The first two seasons...

In a 2014 Rolling Stone article titled “The Transgender Crucible”, the publication, best known for pushing the envelope in the music world, shone a surprising spotlight on the oft disregarded experiences of the transgender community.

A refreshingly holistic profile on b...

4 Oct 2018

I don’t really want to talk about Brett Kavanaugh.

I don’t want to because I’m sad, because I’m disappointed, because it is all I have been thinking about for two weeks. I don’t want to talk about his embarrassing testimony, the petulance and partisanship I felt he disp...

28 Sep 2018

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It is not news that white people need to stop touching our hair.

There have been countless articles, songs, and even a computer game protesting this utter disrespect of bodily consent.

As a mixed race woman with “ethnic” hair,...

26 Sep 2018

The other day my boyfriend and I were discussing the difference between raising a boy and a girl.

“It’s so much easier to raise a ‘good man’ or a respectful man,” is what he told me.

This instantly bothered me until he explained that men do not have to do much to be seen...

12 Sep 2018

There is much tea to catch up on this week concerning the finals of the Women’s Singles U.S. Open.

Serena Williams played twenty-year-old Naomi Osaka, who by the end of the night became the first Japanese citizen to win a Grand Slam title. On top of that, she won her fi...

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Marissa Alexander’s case took place during a turbulent moment in modern history, during which the use of force against black communities was constantly being questioned and brought into the national spotlight.

Prior to her case in 2012, George Zi...

23 Aug 2018

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Take a moment and a deep breath, because we need to talk about the problem with body-shaming in mainstream media.

Recently, Netflix has been receiving a lot of backlash for its new show Insatiable. The premise of the show is that Patty (Debby R...

22 Aug 2018

As an avid watcher of Law and Order: Special Victims Unit, I was under the false pretense that rapes were always investigated with diligence and high speed as they are shown to be on the T.V. show.

If you are not familiar with the show, let me give you a quick summary:...

14 Aug 2018

I wonder how many women remember when they first realized they were “less than” men, that society would treat them differently.

My mom was a second-wave feminist, and I got most of my outrage second-hand from her. I remember the first time I felt outrage was when I was...

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