Culture

Four Valid Criticisms of the Women’s March

On January 21, millions of women turned out to take part in the Women’s March on Washington: a set of worldwide demonstrations against politicians and corporations who want to revoke the rights of women, people of color, LGBTQIA individuals, and people with disabilities.

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#TooSexyToVote: Female Voter Suppression in The Bahamas

On the heels of the U.S. presidential election, The Bahamas is preparing for its general election expected to be held in May 2017. The Bahamas has successfully maintained a voter turnout of over 90% for general elections — one of the highest in the world.

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Calling Trump Out Is the Easiest Way to Fight Him

In a January 14 interview on CNN, Trump surrogate Ben Ferguson responded to Rep. John Lewis’ (D-GA) assertion that Trump is not a legitimate president by saying, “It is unprecedented. … I cannot imagine the fallout … if a Republican had ever implied that about Barack Obama.”

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Overwatch Reaction Shows That We Aren’t There Yet

On December 20, Blizzard Entertainment revealed that Tracer — the most visible character in its popular multi-platform video game, Overwatch — is a lesbian. Although it was initially unclear whether Tracer identified as lesbian, bisexual, or something else, Overwatch Lead Writer Michael Chu confirmed her sexuality in a December 22 tweet.

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5 Things You Can Watch Instead of the Inauguration

We’re just a few short hours away from the end of Barack Obama’s presidency, and many of us who won’t be on our way to Washington or participating in active protests on Friday wonder what the best way is to protest Trump’s inauguration from home.

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How Media Literacy Can Fix Our Perception of Fashion

A Facebook photo from Deena Shoemaker, a mentor trainer at Youth Horizons in Wichita, went viral in December 2016, after the teen counselor stitched together six images of herself in pants and shorts of varying sizes with one very clear message: You are not your clothing size.

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The Feminism of: Rihanna

From her entrance to the world of popular music to her most recent album, Rihanna has held our attention, surprised us, and transformed before our eyes.

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