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
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
https://youtu.be/7wlas3nSviQ 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
I think at this point apologizing for not blogging consistently is getting consistently boring, so instead I'll just jump right into today's topic: female representation. Woahhh, not a post I thought I'd be typing out, but something important to me. Just a warning, I haven't planned out exactly what I'm going to say or how … Continue reading A Response for Representation
Does having democracy so available to us make us more involved, or more apathetic?
http://www.theprovince.com/news/vancouver/students+taking+extra+precautions+after+series+sexual/9059436/story.html That's me, and my beautiful I-hardly-slept-and-now-I-have-to-work-all-day-please-get-that-camera-out-of-my-face-sir face. Oh let's be honest, that's my face any day. Displeased facial expression aside, as the article explains, three confirmed sexual assault attacks have occurred on my campus, near my home and place of occupation, since the end of September (a fourth unconfirmed is rumored). I work at … Continue reading No Sir, This is My Bubble, You Cannot Have It