Culture

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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3 Ways to Solve the Problem of Mansplaining

In November 2016, Sweden opened a hotline to solve the problem of mansplaining in the workplace. Unionen, a Swedish trade union, designed the phone service to allow women a space to safely vent about their frustrations with men who felt the need to condescendingly explain even the most basic concepts to them.

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2017 Golden Globes: You Win Some, and Lose Some Others

The Golden Globes are often considered a gilded — and gratuitous — affair where The Hollywood Foreign Press Association hands out awards to their favorite stars, whose shiny popularity overrides the gravitas of the art of cinema and television.

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Trump’s Win Inspires Women to Run for Office

In a November 10 article for The Guardian, A Black Man in the White House author Cornell Belcher calls Donald Trump’s electoral victory an “inevitable” response to the last eight years, saying that the GOP candidate “took full advantage of a racial backlash to the presidency of Barack Obama.”

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