Tag Archives: culture

Irish Abortions Legal (Under the Right Circumstances)

Disclaimer: This post is being brought over to my current blog from my previous site, so it isn’t as up-to-date as the other issues I will be publishing.  

Until a few days ago, abortion in Ireland was considered completely illegal.

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This Picture is Not Okay

It went like this:

I woke up, went to work, and printed my screenplay with the remaining printing balance on my school account. I thought that I’d hop on Pinterest (since my stuff was taking the gestational period of an elephant to actually print) and what do I see? I see this: Continue reading This Picture is Not Okay

The Wonderful (and Necessary) World of Intersectionality

Let’s talk about privilege.

It’s going to make some people uncomfortable, but it’s time to iron out the basics. It won’t be going anywhere otherwise and we desperately need the space to talk about it.Progress is slow and feminism is finally shining in the spotlight, but feminism is not just about women. Continue reading The Wonderful (and Necessary) World of Intersectionality

Plastic Surgery: The American Urge to Outdo

Part two!

Plastic surgery has served as a remedy for disfigurement and low-self esteem. Many now look at surgical procedures as a way to enhance beauty. We can alter anything from our scalps to our toes. But how and why do people decide on certain alterations? Does America even have a ‘type’ of beauty? Continue reading Plastic Surgery: The American Urge to Outdo