Safe spaces, often misrepresented as sheltering their inhabitants and stifling outsiders’ opinions, are generally intended by their creators to encourage identity-focused conversation without risk of physical or emotional harm.
If the Trump administration proceeds with the repeal of TPS, immigrants will be forced to leave their careers and lives, to return to cities still struggling with the aftermath of hurricanes, earthquakes and gang violence.
The Trump administration continues to fuel a heated debate on the Dear Colleague Letter and college campus sexual assault.
Through the merge of nature with the power of the feminine, Mendieta addressed issues of displacement as an exiled woman of color in Iowa. She is best known for her “earth-body” artwork, specifically her Silueta series in which she hoped to access an “omnipresent female force” through imprinting her naked body in various outdoor environments and sometimes filling her silhouettes with materials such as rocks, flowers, and blood. Due to her controversial death in 1985, Mendieta’s legacy serves as prominent focus and catalyst of the feminist movement.
The five most egregious statements made by Trump that would give any copy editor nightmares.
The most terrifying result of the rhetoric used during these debates is the normalization of xenophobia and the validation of overblown suspicion of Middle Eastern and Muslim people.
Gov. Jerry Brown yesterday signed Assembly Bill 2888, initially drafted in response the Brock Turner case earlier this year. The bill implements mandatory sentences for those convicted of sexually assaulting an unconscious or intoxicated person.
Ever since puberty, I have been learning how to hide my sweat from the world. There is an undeniable stigma associated with sweat, resulting in personal discomfort and a need to cover it up.
If you’ve recently gotten out of an abusive relationship or are considering how to do so, your sense of self has likely been altered or even destroyed. Here are some steps you can take to heal.
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.