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How Electing Hillary Will Accelerate the Women’s Movement and Agenda

The new documentary by Mary Dore, “She’s Beautiful When She’s Angry,” captures the beginning of the second stage of the women’s movement and documents the changes that catapulted women into the workforce, the federal and state legislatures, government, professional schools, and in sports and media in record numbers. 1,322 more words


Scared to Sleep?

I think a standard blog post is necessary for once. My really good friend Seth is visiting from the University of Knoxville today, and my best friend’s girlfriend is in town as well. 365 more words


Reflection of the Reproductive System

Looking at the reproductive system from a point of view that is neither from my own nor from a medical standpoint the subject is far more advanced than anyone can imagine. 633 more words


Is Our Mythology Responsible For The Gender Bias in Our Society?

Television production companies are coming up with new tele-serials and movies that circle around our mythology. The colourful drapes, the horses, caravaan, huge spread of food and lavish lifestyle with a heavy touch of culture and values. 721 more words


"Show me a good time"?: Madonna, Drake, and Police Brutality

If you’re fortunate enough to have the self-control to avoid at least moving your cursor over the “trending” links on Facebook: apparently, Madonna kissed Drake at Coachella… 916 more words

Cultural Studies

What I Will Teach My Sons

Sometimes feminist wisdom comes from unexpected places. Discussing patriarchy while on a road trip with my partner the other weekend he came out with the observation that ‘the world would be a very different place if men realised that sex isn’t really all that great’. 795 more words

Society's Dementors of Confidence - and Being Taught to Shrink Ourselves!

Anyone remotely familiar with the Harry Potter series knows of the “Dementors”. They’re the only most terrifying aspect of the wizarding world because they just run around sucking out people’s souls for fun. 1,270 more words