Depression feels like a hangover without an ounce of alcohol on my system.
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While art is transformative, it by no means provides absolute salvation. “Zootopia” is not the solution to these problems, but it could be the start of a dialogue about cultural awareness.
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When conversations about multiraciality come up, a common theme is how it is exoticized by comments like those, in a similar way to how people of color in general are exoticized. But there is another aspect of these microaggressions that is not brought up as often: assumptions of gender.
More than anything, I am starting to lose hope, because I always thought I was The Girl Who Would Not Let This Happen.
Women may choose to talk as an attempt to obtain justice, or as a way to gain personal empowerment, raise awareness, and show solidarity. #NotAllMen disrespects that process because it negates the feelings of the women who have chosen to be vulnerable and reveal their wounds.
The GOP has always had a reputation for invalidating, ignoring, and outright insulting women, especially when it comes to sexual assault. This election cycle is an unfortunate example of how little things have changed.
Heterosexual men control women’s bodies in a variety of ways, including restricting our access to abortion and healthcare, sympathy for accused rapists, and objectifying and trivializing our sexuality. That last one is especially true for non-heterosexual women, who are consistently a target of objectification and fetishization for heterosexual men.