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Objectification Nation

I published a post regarding sexual assault and its links to fraternities a while ago.  Now, the reality is that sexual assault (especially at large universities), is everywhere.  171 more words

I Am NOT Malala!

When Malala Yousafzai was brutally and inhumanely shot by the Taliban on October 9th 2012, as she boarded her school bus in Swat, the entire nation was greatly shaken by this outrageous act of terrorism. 1,529 more words

Public Opinion

ABC News/Washington Post conducted a poll asking people their feelings on the recent SCOTUS decision to overturn petitions on same-sex marriage in several states.  I, for one, was incredibly excited to hear that a majority of those polled (even in affected states), supported the decision!  17 more words

Revisiting the definition of feminism

Feminism. Don’t we respond to this word like we sometimes did to prayers and religious teachings in childhood, i.e. with a groan? But we are no longer children, and we are expected to examine the reason behind this huge, sometimes even passive, outcry. 861 more words

#EmmaWatson

While we create huge fuss when treated differently in a western country and scream for equal rights, the same we do to our own fellow countrymen & visitors all the time.

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India

Sexism or Feminism Feud?

Family feud has flustered the nation with the recent airing of the segment which showed the nation’s answers of what they believe a woman’s job and a man’s job is. 331 more words

We're Ready: A case for marriage equality in Arizona

Recently, the Supreme Court decision not to hear any of the pending same-sex marriage cases, effectively legalizing same-sex marriage in 11 states, has opened a debate around whether Arizona would be the next state to allow equal marriages, since the change of law in Utah means that Arizona is now surrounded by states in which same-sex marriage is legal. 476 more words