“Are we actually going through with this?” asked my longtime partner in crime, Kelli Hsu, as we strutted into Santa Monica’s Ancient Adornments piercing shop that we impulsively selected. “Hell yes,” I declared as our restless energy overpowered the store’s mellow environment. I was determined to leave the shop that day with a new piece…
Women climbers quickly learn how to navigate sexism in the climbing gym in order to create a space that feels like their own.
I am heartened by the support that the Jewish community is receiving from other marginalized groups who are standing in solidarity without disclaimers. But I can’t shake the feeling that it takes a spectacle of tragic, public violence to lift anti-Semitism to anything more than an afterthought in the realm of social justice.
Contrary to what many people believe, sex work is a legitimate career.
What began as a belief in individualism and reason led to the creation of a far-reaching and global system of neoliberalism, and there is no telling where we will next “progress.”
Intergenerational trauma refers to the transmission of trauma from survivors to subsequent generations.
The alienation that we experience as students isn’t just a “personal issue”; it’s a consequence of our overbearing social structures.
“The most effective way to destroy people is to deny and obliterate their own understanding of their history.” If George Orwell replaced the word “people” with “women,” he may very well have been anticipating the predicament surrounding the word “bitch” today.
What we need are more humbled, self-reflective anti-imperialisms. What we cannot forget is that, as members of imperial nations, we are so intricately complicit in projects of “Othering.”
Like all social justice movements that reach the mainstream, gun control rhetoric faces the danger of echoing the very oppressive ideologies it seeks to challenge.