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Gay Away

If your only objection to same-sex love scenes in films, television programs, or works of theatre is the fact that they involve two people of the same sex, then you are unarguably a homophobe. 171 more words

How to Get Your Old Body Back

I was very late to the game in discovering just the other day that corsets are very popular again, thanks to Kim Kardashian. Only, they’re not called corsets, they’re called “waist trainers;” I suppose it’s to fool ourselves into thinking we aren’t just repeating the same archaic fashion trends over and over again. 511 more words

Media

In the grim darkness of the present there are only imbeciles

For those who don’t know much about it, there is a big movement inside many popular culture fandoms about the “problematic” nature of those hobbies. I say big not because they are backed by a multitude, but because they make a lot of noise, the mainstream media panders to them from time to time, and they use the arguments of moral preachers; something which always makes everything look bigger than it really is. 991 more words

Mid-Week Reading

Still looking for books to add to your reading list for 2016? Check out this great list. Our favorite right now is Rebecca Traister’s… 128 more words

Feminism

"I Deserve It" and other overused stereotypes of Millenials

Picture a political cartoon about millennials.

Got one?

Let me guess: it’s probably a group of friends looking down at their phones or laptops without speaking.  2,086 more words

In The Media

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Austin-based nonprofit Latinitas and Univision Austin took to Twitter recently to sound off on the media’s portrayal of Latinas. Check out my tweet in this article! 71 more words

Civic Engagement

You guys know about vampires? … You know, vampires have no reflections in a mirror? There’s this idea that monsters don’t have reflections in a mirror.

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