After President Obama announced that he would tackle the messy immigration system without Congress, the backlash began immediately.
Gridlocked Congress, Gridlocked Lives
Don Jon: On How You Must Not Only Get Head But Give It Too
Supporting the Transgender Community: Are Allies Doing Enough?
Memorable Moments of the 87th Academy Awards
Rupi Kaur: The Poetess Behind Milk & Honey
Don Jon explores one of the most important issues of our time: porn culture. Back in the 70s, full-frontal nudity, and some good old missionary would be enough for the average 18 year old. Now we probably see as much or more in Carl’s Jr. hamburger commercials.
46% of trans men and 42% of trans women attempt suicide. These statistics should make society realize that this group needs help. It is time we start listening to Leelah’s request to look at these suicide rates and realize that “‘That’s fucked up,’ and fix it.” So let’s fix it.
The Academy Awards were held Sunday evening and there were many noteworthy moments. The awards season for 2014-2015 was riddled with controversy due to the dismal lack of diversity in nominations. However, that does not mean there weren’t wonderful moments throughout the evening. Below are significant moments of the show. 1. Julie Andrews All
From writing poetry to performing spoken word, Rupi Kaur is an artist with words. Her poetry covers experiences of violence and abuse, to living up to expectations, to heartbreak and learning how to love yourself first. Her first poetry book, Milk & Honey, is an invitation to the world of feminist Rupi Kaur and the sweet beginning of her writing career.
Online Smack-Talking, Obsessing over the Islamic Scarf, and Angry Posting: How Muslim Women can Foster Dance to Pro-Actively Communicate Feminism
How does a Muslim woman go beyond “anger” or “projecting frustrations” on social media rants in a predominantly Islamophobic society through pro-active and meaningful ways that both address stereotypes and satisfy inner needs for emotional projection?
Context is way underrated. It’s also a weirdly academic-sounding word that belongs in English essays, but, as sneaky as it is, it affects a large chunk of our actions and reactions day in and day out. Context is defined as “the circumstances that form the setting for an event, statement, or idea, and in
We are extremely familiar with the word “bitch” — chances are you have either been called, called someone, or heard someone be called a bitch. I know I have experienced all three. The frequent usage of the word bitch got me thinking about its meaning and appropriateness in our daily life.
TIME has since apologized for including the word ‘feminist’ amongst other words like “bae” and “turnt,” but it has exposed something vital about our society: why we need feminism now more than ever.