Immigration is a hot topic of discussion, but it’s probably safe to say that most people don’t understand the ins and outs of our immigration system. According to the American Immigration Council, our system is built upon a few principles: “the reunification of families, admitting immigrants with skills that are valuable to the U.S. economy, […]
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Most people would agree that the stigma regarding mental health has begun to abate thanks to public discussions of the matter. This is obviously great, as health problems should not be stigmatized, no matter the illness, and because it allows individuals to be honest about their mental health. This destigmatization has come in time with […]
Read More Mental Health Care: A Feminist Issue
Being queer in both straight and LGBTQ+ spaces can be mentally taxing I work with a close-knit group of fellow college students. We talk about our personal lives, complain about classes, and occasionally go out together on weekends. Some of them, like me, identify as queer. At the office, I made a lighthearted joke when […]
Read More Too much, but also not enough
Just over the past year the United States has spent over 9.23 billion dollars on conversion therapy. Not only is this an absurd amount of money, this is highly immoral and should be done away with immediately, a complete federal ban is in order. Attempting to “convert” LGBTQ young people that were subject to conversion […]
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Hello everyone! Today I wanted to talk about sex… Sexuality that is. Sexuality has become a more mainstream topic after the Supreme Court case Obergefell v. Hodges that legalized same-sex marriage. I wanted to talk about my experience with sexuality, both in my personal and romantic life. This is just my personal experience with sexuality, […]
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On November 25th, 2021, Australia proposed a new bill that will essentially protect religious people from “cancel culture”, while discriminating against members of the LGBTQ+ community. Prime Minister, Scott Morrison says that if the bill is passed then it will ensure that religious organizations and people will be protected to express their beliefs. This also […]
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Mental health is something that we all struggle with, and it is something that, as a society, we need to discuss. Particularly, we need to discuss mental health disparities among minorities. Racial/ethnic, sexual, and gender minorities often suffer from poor mental health outcomes due to many reasons, including, discrimination, harmful stigmas, and overall lack of […]
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Here’s a little opening rhyme for you, my lovely sweet dimes: I’m here to give you the raunchiest post on this side of Shoutout. No shade to my fellow bloggers, but feel free to pout. Recklessness is my game, and I will showcase it without shame. I’m here to do it with style and grace. […]
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