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Tagged: equality

female

“Female” Being Sexist and Tweets Being Racist Are Not Mutually Exclusive

“Female” and the sexist connotations with it along with racism having the backdrop of Cam Newton and reporter Jourdan Rodrigue are the focus of this piece I finished writing in 2017.  Cam Newton is not used to a woman asking him questions about receivers running routs. Jourdan Rodrigue, the reporter...

love

Power to Pride: Love is Now Legal to All

  On June 6th, 2015, the Supreme Court ruled gay marriage legal in all 50 states. This historic moment is truly a significant one in the LBGT community as well as it is in our community as a whole. Because, well, gay or straight, we are all of the same...

Why Bruce Jenner is Humanity’s Remarkable Hero

  Last Friday, millions of people worldwide watched Olympic gold medalist Bruce Jenner announce that he is transgender. Before being Kendall and Kylie‘s dad, and well before the Kardashian days, Jenner was seen as a hero, having earned the gold medal in the decathlon at the 1976 Olympic games. He...

Judy Chicago

Judy Chicago at the Brooklyn Museum of Art

  How often is it that we absorb an exhibition, relishing in its beauty, while understanding its ideological undertones? Do we ever engage in genuine critical analysis of a piece, seeing beyond the obvious images displayed to us? Looking beyond can often become the precursor for controversy, as observers delve...

International Women's Day

International Women’s Day

  Last Sunday, we celebrated International Women’s Day honoring the brave, resilient, diverse, talented, and amazing women who make our world go round. I’ve discussed how women need to recognize their inherent worth, and International Women’s Day commemorates the achievements of the women who raised us and the women we will...