Category Archives: Social Issues

How I go throughout and experience society, problems and all.

On the Nature of Hope

It’s come to my attention that people are shutting off their social media, turning away from the news, closing their eyes to what’s going on, or even becoming numb to the state of the world. And I get it. I’ve … Continue reading

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November 9, 2016

It is November 9, 2016, 7:23 am. Seven hours ago, I saw Donald Trump win the presidency of the United States. I watched as states turned red. I watched as people of color, LGBT people, disabled people, and Muslims sobbed–many … Continue reading

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LGBT Spoken-Word Poetry

Found this gem today:

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Why I’m a Feminist

I’ve seen a recent trend in the media toward discussions concerning gender inequality and feminism, so I feel compelled to speak a bit about it as well–mostly, through my personal experiences. Firstly, I want to clarify that feminism is not … Continue reading

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Sexual Orientation and Why it Matters

I went missing again. I’m sorry. The past two months, I’ve been dealing with a lot of medical issues, and I’m still dealing with them. (I’m really just fraught with illness 90% of the time.) But since I’m feeling better, … Continue reading

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Gender Identity and Why it Matters

There’s been some controversy about gender identity lately. Laverne Cox, well-known for her role as Sophia Burset in Netflix’s Orange is the New Black, is a transgender woman–meaning she was born biologically male, but identifies as a woman. She plays … Continue reading

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Coming to Terms with my Sexual Orientation

Sorry I haven’t written a post in forever. First there was finals in May, then I had a couple weeks to relax, and my summer classes start tomorrow. So my blog wasn’t the first thing on my mind. I thought … Continue reading

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