Besties, let’s talk about the media. Specifically, how women are portrayed in the media and advertising. Background: Women have been portrayed as objects of pleasure in the media since the 20th century. A post by Swagata Sen states: Advertisements, music videos, and films dehumanize girls and women and portray them as commodities […] Over the […]Read More SEXUAL EXPLOITATION OF WOMEN IN THE MEDIA
Pumpkin spice lattes take over the coffee game when September hits. Yet all because the trend is feminine coded, the media must make fun of it.Read More Why do They make fun of Pumpkin Spice Lattes when they’re so good?!
Transgender representation is severely lacking in the media. When transgender characters are included in TV shows and movies, they are often portrayed in stereotypical ways that can consequently be harmful to the trans community. Additionally, male actors are often hired to portray trans women, which pushes the narrative that trans women are no more than […]Read More Media representation of the transgender community
Every Wednesday, I wake up at 8am, get dressed, brush my teeth, do my hair, and pack my backpack. Then, I get in my car and drive to campus. I get to campus at 9:15 am. That means I have time to go ahead and get my daily starbucks order and then run over to […]Read More Disabled-bodied people are not weak
As I was looking for inspiration to write this blog post I stumbled upon an article written by Sean Coughlan for BBC News titled ‘Modern Childhood Ends at Age 12’. The title alone instantly struck a chord with me as I began to think about a conversation I had in class about television shows and […]Read More Why Did We All Want To Grow Up So Fast?
If you’ve been on the internet at all within the past week you would know that country superstar Morgan Wallen was caught using a racial slur. Country music’s favorite love song artist and chart-topping Morgan Wallen was in his front yard with his friends, who I must add are all white, drunk as a skunk […]Read More Tackling Performative Activism and Discussing Racism Within Pop Culture
11/16 NewsRoom, the last and the latest !Read More From the Living Room, To the Newsroom
Sit only for a moment. Take some time to understand yourself. PAUSE.Read More “God Bless Those 20somethins'”
As the cases go up, the bras come off!Read More Rise in Virtual Sex Work Fueled by COVID-19
We all spend way too much time on Tik Tok nowadays, so let’s start recognizing some of the toxic trends.Read More Can Tik Tok Stop Glamorizing Eating Disorders?