In the past couple of months it seems that PC Culture has been under attack by various media outlets and Presidential candidates. Politically correct or “PC,” according to Merriam-Webster, is “agreeing with the idea that people should be careful to not use language or behave in a way that could offend a particular group of people.” Sounds […]Read More Is PC Culture Really “Destroying America”?
I would just like to say how sad, and heartbroken, and terrified all at the same time I am about the most recent tragedy dealing with Planned Parenthood. For those of you who don’t know, last Friday, November 27th, a man named Robert Lewis Dear opened fire at a Planned Parenthood clinic in Colorado Springs, according […]Read More “Enough is Enough”: The Planned Parenthood Shooting
In American television, we have begun to see an increase in the representation of the LGBT community. However, bisexuals are still very rarely included in this representation.Bi-erasure, which is “a pervasive problem in which the existence or legitimacy of bisexuality (either in general or in regards to an individual) is questioned or denied outright”, runs rampant in our […]Read More The B-Word
In our society, we have various messages that are quickly ingrained in to us as we grow and mature. One such message is that our body exists completely for others, and if others do not see it as being “good” then it loses it’s worth. Statistics have shown that “by middle school, 40-70% of girls are dissatisfied with […]Read More No Body Shame
Halloween season is upon us and, as most college students know, it’s time to go wild for a weekend. Whether you are going out to party, going to a haunted house, or doing any of the other multitudes of activities there are on Halloween, you have to have an awesome costume. While most people will go as a […]Read More Our Culture is Not a Costume
Last year, the video 10 Hours of Walking in NYC as a Woman, was released by the non-profit, anti-street harassment group Hollaback, to make a statement on street harassment. Since then, various other videos have been produced to show the presence of street harassment, otherwise known as cat- calling, in our society. Cat-calling is understood to be […]Read More “Okay, now I’m getting pissed off.”
“On Oct. 11, 1987, half a million people participated in the March on Washington for Lesbian and Gay Rights” stated in the HRC website. National Coming Out Day has since been an annual event in which the LGBT community is encouraged to take pride in their identities and, as the name suggests, come out. While this […]Read More Come out, come out, wherever you are…