The Golden Globes & Time’s Up: How Hollywood is Finally Taking on Intersectional Feminism & What That Means for Us

It all started with the ousting of Harvey Weinstein, but some remarkable women made sure that wouldn't be the end. Since October, when more than 80 women came forward accusing Weinstein of sexual assault, a remarkably disgusting number of public figures have also been outed for sexual harassment and assault, the overwhelming majority of them … Continue reading The Golden Globes & Time’s Up: How Hollywood is Finally Taking on Intersectional Feminism & What That Means for Us

Great Minds: A Letter to Mpho Tutu

Dear Mpho Tutu, I have so much to say to you, yet I realize now that I barely know anything about you. The biggest thing I want to say to you is: thank you. Though I still have much to learn about you, and though you have no idea who I am, you have inspired … Continue reading Great Minds: A Letter to Mpho Tutu

Happy Thanksgiving, Trump Supporters

Happy Thanksgiving, Trump supporters. I hope you’re sitting down to a nice meal or nursing your food comas, talking about how thankful you are for your inherent privilege that you aren’t related to one of the many Native Americans that were killed in the mass genocide that was the founding of America. I’m not home … Continue reading Happy Thanksgiving, Trump Supporters

Privilege Privilege: a right or benefit that is given to some people and not to others; the advantage that wealthy and powerful people have over other people in a society. (Merriam-Webster Dictionary) Privilege is arbitrary. We do not choose to be born as we are, yet some of us struggle within society for those … Continue reading Privilege

Why Music Is Universal

Recently I've started listening to kpop, and for my new friends this is strange and somewhat laughable, but for my friends who have known me longer it's nothing out of the ordinary. I've been listening to music in other languages since I discovered German and Russian music in middle school (Tokio Hotel and t.A.T.u. to … Continue reading Why Music Is Universal

5 Musicians You Should Probably Start Listening To

You're savvy, you spend a substantial amount of time on the internet, keeping up with the latest trends. But just in case you were hiding under a rock somewhere (or I guess you could have an actual life outside...), here are five great up-and-coming artists you should probably start listening to, in no particular order. … Continue reading 5 Musicians You Should Probably Start Listening To

Finding Motivation from the VMAs

A lot of the older generations claim that we millennials don't yet understand how the world works, and I'm not going to pretend as if we have it all figured out, but they don't understand how our world works, either. Last night were the MTV VMAs. Yeah, it's a bit of a shitshow in the … Continue reading Finding Motivation from the VMAs

Summer Favorites 2015

With summer wrapping up and everyone heading back to school, I thought I would try something a bit new for me (though certainly not for the internet) and tell you about some of my favorite things this summer! Why am I doing this, you wonder? Well, quite simply, I like talking about things that I … Continue reading Summer Favorites 2015

9 Things I Learned At Vidcon

This last weekend I had the pleasure of attending vidcon for the first time, and it was AMAZING. I chose the brand new creator track, which meant I got to go to special panels about being a better youtuber in addition to the larger community events like q&a's and social issue panels. It was three … Continue reading 9 Things I Learned At Vidcon