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Homelessness Has No Gender

Many men and women are affected by homelessness and the knowledge deficit that exists in our society is clear in exploring the way this population is presented in the media. 1,798 more words

Pop Culture Playlist

On Rights and What's Right

What if there are no “unalienable rights?”

The first ten amendments to the Constitution outline some fundamental rights, but we should be clear that those rights are granted by the Constitution. 1,341 more words

Culture

A Black Ballerina: Misty Copeland’s story inspires women of color

I recently watched a documentary on Misty Copeland who became the first Black Female Principal Dancer in 75 years to be promoted within the prestigious American Ballet Theatre in 2015. 504 more words

Black Ballerina

Thin Privilege

Dear Friend,

Wow, it’s been a while!  I have been on Lexapro for a month now, and while I don’t see any difference, friends do.  They say I don’t get as low, which is good, but I also don’t get as happy or exuberant, which is sad.   423 more words

Eating Disorder

If I don’t have land, can I still give it back?

…and if I had land, should I exchange it for 10% of a cup of coffee? Ntokozo Qwabe has raised the issue by, with a colleague, refusing to tip a white waitress in Obz, Cape Town. 703 more words

Feminism 101 by marinashutup

Here’s a must watch video by the one and only marinashutup on YouTube. Go check out her channel or at least watch this video if you’re interested in understanding what feminism involves.

Feminist

Some Thoughts on Gender Equality

Okay, so I originally wrote what follows in response to a comment made on a friend’s Facebook post. I got some positive feedback and decided to share it here. 2,407 more words

Barriers