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Re-writing the Body?

In my last post I discussed the power of narrative and how reclaiming our stories can be a transformative and empowering act. Now I want to disrupt that claim and have a bit of a ruckus with myself in order to complicate matters. 1,085 more words


Why the Cancellation of Being Human UK is a Tragic Loss We Should Grieve Over

The BBC Three supernatural drama follows the lives of three supernatural housemates: a werewolf, a ghost, and a vampire. The show faces issues such as mortality, morality, and addiction head-on, with very little cushioning. 1,081 more words


People of color severely underrepresented at UMass Amherst

Underrepresented minority enrollment at UMass Amherst has only increased four percent over the last 40 years. 1,403 more words


The Missing Princesses: Disney's Gaps in Representation

I am not unique when I say I am a huge Disney fan. Walt Disney Studios is responsible for most of the movies we loved and adored as children, with content varying from daring sword fights, to playful animals, to intense romances, all while intermingling them with stunning animation, interesting plot lines and iconic characters. 967 more words


The Problem of Dwarfs on Reality TV

(Image by Natasha Mileshina used under CC license via)

The new television schedule has kicked off both in the U.S. and the U.K. with the usual plethora of reality TV shows and the usual high number of shows zeroing in on people living with dwarfism: … 1,013 more words

Scars & Appearance

Sketch 18

Flowers from Little Noir Space on Vimeo.

From our chosen case study, #Selfie #NoFilter by Patrick Kelly, we identified the affordance of interaction as we felt that a selfie when shared online allowed for interaction between people. 208 more words

True Representation

Talking about God and quoting His Word is one thing…living a lifestyle that represents God and His Word is another.

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