The Glass Ceiling: How Women Compare to Men as Leaders
The proverbial glass ceiling seems to be a ubiquitous fixture within the halls of power. Given the opportunity, can women perform? Can they compete with their male counterparts?
Gender Inclusivity: Importance of Inclusion in School
School is where students learn and grow. To help every student reach their full potential as an individual, it is important for these institutions and their environment to be open, accepting, respectful, and safe for all genders.
The Matilda Effect: Women Scientists Unrecognized
Women have long been hidden in the shadows of science. Their contributions and discoveries have been grabbed by male counterparts, and the term "the Matilda effect" was coined to describe their achievements and recognition being denied.
The Great Firewall of China: Censorship in Queer Chinese (Film) Media
The Great Firewall of China (GFW) is responsible for regulating and censoring internet traffic in China. One media affected by these actions is queer cinema.
I Truly Hate the Ignorance and Beliefs of the People in My Home State
The ignorance of many people in Idaho is astounding. We have racist, bigoted, sexist, homophobic, and xenophobic all over. They are proud of their ignorance. They hurt people in marginalized groups. It's sickening to see such poor behavior by so many in Idaho.
Why Do People Want to Control Reproductive Rights?
Eugenics is the practice or advocacy of improving the human species by selectively mating people with specific desirable hereditary traits. It aims to reduce human suffering by "breeding out" disease, disabilities and so-called undesirable characteristics from the human population.
Unsung Heroes: Women of the Indian National Movement
Women face discrimination and bias everywhere even today. They have to struggle and fight hard to live their dreams. They are almost always forced to ignore their needs and play up to set stereotypes formed by society on a day-to-day basis. But it is these very challenges that make them strong.
Are You Raising a Karen? A Warning to Dads Who Treat Their Daughters Like Princesses
Sadly, a teacher sees some of her former female students in today's "Karens," those angry, entitled types. She watched dads indulge their daughters and treat them like princesses. Did they grow up and become bitter when they didn't get the royal treatment and their lives didn't become fairy-tales?
Is the Porn Industry Evil?
Even though it turns women into dehumanized sex objects, the porn industry can't even be called controversial anymore. The San Fernando body-snatchers have stolen free will and even stolen the bullhorn that once denounced their insidious practices.
Big Lies, Politics, and the Constitution of the United States of America
Big Lie #1: Democrats and Republicans switched sides on race. Big Lie #2: The "Three/Fifths Compromise of 1787" enshrined slavery in the American Constitution because blacks were once considered to be only 3/5 human.
Afghan Girls Sold Into Marriage to Feed Their Families
Due to the economic and humanitarian crisis in Afghanistan, families are forced to sell their daughters in order to survive.
Sagging Pants Trend Came From Sexual Abuse of Black Men During Slavery
The fashion statement of displaying underclothes or behinds is rooted in rape and control issues.
The Issues With Virtue Signalling: Hindering Debate and Progress
A look into how virtue signalling does more harm than good, primarily stifling debate and preventing progress on social issues.
2021: The Year Canada Repudiates Its Colonial Past
News reports about anti-colonial changes in Canada that began in May 2021.
What Is Happening to the Uighurs in China Is Unacceptable
The Uighurs are experiencing blatant human right abuses at the hands of the Chinese government. As such, they need someone to fight for them, to fight for their liberties, to fight for their safety.
Karen: A Few Words on Her Name
The "Karen" seems to be a new part of the modern American vocabulary, Usually applied to middle-aged white females who seem to lash out at people who are going about their own business. Is this name warranted? Please read the entire article before you judge my piece.
Everything That's Wrong With How People Treat Black Lives Matter
"Take eggs, for example. It doesn't matter whether they're white or brown on the outside. In the end, they're all the same on the inside." Here's what's wrong with how people treat the Black Lives Matter movement.
The Relationship Between Institutionalized Racism and Violence Against Women
Why does the state choose to ignore and hide the global crisis that is violence against women? I analyze the correlation between the predicament of systemic racism and existing as a woman in today's age and the effects of neocolonialism.
How Modern Medicine Is Used as a Form of Social Control During Pregnancy
The medicalization of pregnancy in modern times and the control it exerts over women and their bodies.
The Medicalization of Pregnancy: From Midwives to a Male-Dominated Profession
How has the professionalization of medicine changed pregnancy care in the U.S.?
Vilifying Karen Elevates Her Responsibility: A Rebuttal to Dr. Thomas G. Plante's Article
The article "Vilifying 'Karens' May Diminish Us All" created a lot of controversy when the author suggested that society has been too harsh in its mob-like reactions to white women who use their privilege to confront and scold people of color. This is a rebuttal.
Why Africans Should Worry About Racism in the United States
Do you ever wonder if racism in America affects people in Africa? Should Africans worry about the racism in the U.S.? Read on to find out.
The Role of Artists in Ending Jim Crow: Michelle Alexander's Take
In chapter six of "The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness," Michelle Alexander attempts to demonstrate that a major cultural movement is the only way to successfully remove of semblance of Jim Crow Era sentiment in the modern United States.
Gender-Based Violence Is as Real Today as Dec. 6, 1989 (Montreal Massacre)
It's hard to say if we've learned anything from the Montreal Massacre. Canada's worst mass shooting to date is now being acknowledged as a gender-based act of violence. But has gender-based violence in the world improved at all in the past 30 years?
Opinion: We Need to Talk About Transgender Women in Sports
Many sports have been affected by the participation of transgender women, such as powerlifting, cycling, and track and field. Transgender people should be treated with respect, just like everyone else, but putting a transgender woman on a wrestling mat against a cis woman is like asking for injury.
Toronto Catholic District School Board Trustee Needs Education
Michael Del Grande's comments on the Toronto Catholic District School Board code of conduct generated a firestorm of complaints. A TCDSB trustee is learning that inclusivity is no joke.
Transgender Day of Remembrance: They Need to Be Honored
This article discusses the importance of Transgender Day of Remembrance—a day for recognizing a population that needs to be seen and acknowledging the perpetual discrimination against and murders of transgender and gender-diverse people.
Japan's Thinly Veiled Racism: An Asian's Perspective
Exploring the nuanced aspects of racism in Japan from an Asian's perspective. The difference in treatment towards Caucasian and Asian immigrants is baffling, with the only difference being the colour of our skin.
How Did the OK Sign Become Linked to White Supremacy?
The OK sign is now associated with White supremacy. When and how did that happen?
Why National Coming Out Day Matters
I wish we lived in a world where your sexuality or gender identity didn't matter to anyone—but the truth of the matter is we still have kids and adults who are struggling for acceptance. Coming out matters, even if it's just to yourself.
Cancel Culture and Religious Law Mimic Each Other in America
Religious law is something that many Americans detest and have developed an automatic distrust for. We often cite elements like their anti-educational stance and barely-concealed threats to any who disobey—especially in other countries. Yet, to me, it's not dissimilar to American cancel culture.