It is not new information that women experience sexism in the science field. For many, this is “normal” and there cannot be change until there are more women in the field, right? However, no one seems to be talking about the experiences women in the science field have to deal with on a daily basis […]Read More Sexism in Science
If you haven’t already heard about the Netflix series, Big Mouth, then I am here to inform you about all the controversy surrounding this popular show and why. As a preface, anytime sex, puberty, and adolescence is brought up, conversations are fraught with discomfort and shame due to how stigmatized our way of sex education or lack […]Read More Sex Education and Netflix’s “Big Mouth”: the Triumphs and Pitfalls
To whom this may concern, I want to say that “seeing is believing” isn’t appropriate or necessary in many situations. From the time I started to receive excruciating migraines in 7th grade, the number one thing people needed to verify was that I wasn’t “faking” it. All I ever wanted was to be accepted for […]Read More A note from a student with invisible illness
Have you ever looked at hair and wondered, “Why do I shave this?”. For women, shaving isn’t just about “being clean” but keeping up with the gendered expectation that females should shave their legs and underarms. Society says that women should practically be hairless everywhere except their head, because if you don’t follow the rules […]Read More Why Should I Care If I Have Hair?