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.
Pregnancy in modern society is treated as a medical issue, where conception, gestation, birth, and genetic inheritance are monitored, examined, and controlled by experts in the medical field.
The following article discusses the history of pregnancy as a medical concept and historical changes of how pregnancy was treated, from the time female midwives dominated the field to the shift of a male-dominated doctoral profession.
Through racist, exclusionary, and oppressive systems, differences in health and safety throughout the United States and the world are inherently unjust. These injustices are amplified through urban issues, especially through segregation.
Despite what some media outlets are saying, the reality on the ground is that there are many peaceful protesters forming human chains to stop looting and violence.
Do you ever wonder if racism in America affects people in Africa? Should Africans worry so much about the racism in the U.S.? Read on to find out.
Thousands of shows that are being aired on television hold a powerful social message. One of these shows is "Steven Universe," which teaches the kids who watch it how to accept those who are different than them.
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.
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?
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.
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.
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.
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.
Board subcommittee votes 4-1 against including protections against discrimination based on gender identity, gender expression, marital status and family status, contravenes Human Rights Code.
The OK sign is now associated with white supremacy. When and how did that happen?
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.
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.
One difficulty of living in the modern age is how easily triggered many people on all sides become, and how it quickly consumes everything we see. Some of it seems legit, while some feel pretentious. It seems new because of who's leading it, but it actually goes back some seventy years.
South Dakota passed a law that required "In God We Trust" be emblazoned in all public school buildings. The state was aided in its effort by a Christian Right group that seeks to bring prayer to the public square while marginalizing those who are nonreligious as well as those in the LGBTQ community.
The terms "machismo" or "macho" has been compared to "male chauvinist." However, there are some important differences between the two descriptions. This article will attempt to explore those differences and how they affect women's career paths.
Mass incarceration has been so socially concentrated that America is incarcerating entire social groups. African American parents must break the cycle.
More than 50 years after Stonewall, the struggle for LGBTQ rights and acceptance continues. Love is love, no matter the color of the rainbow.
There are many social issues faced by marginalized groups in the modern world. This article explores how respectability politics can hinder the progress certain populations are making to overcome adversity.
Unfortunately, instead of attempting to gain a more comprehensive understanding of what racism is, white people tend to focus more on their own feelings that arise when we're confronted with our own racism.
In this article, I touch on intersectionality and the issues that White feminists do not acknowledge.
Gay marriage has been defined as the legal unification of two people who are of the same biological gender. The debate of whether or not to legally recognize such marriages remains
While the denial of justice for those murdered by police is the standard, there is another way that it can be attained for those lives taken unjustly by the state without relying on the very system that caused the injustice.
This article addresses blackface costumes and the history of blackface in the U.S. Conversations about blackface tend to increase during Halloween because some people still wear blackface and fail to understand that doing so is racist.
The United States has a dark legacy of ethnocentrism and ignorance.
The leadership gets it. The rest of us Latter-day Saints still need to work on it. Being Black and Latter-day Saint in America is an experience that could fill volumes of books, condensed here into articles.
The leadership gets it. The rest of us Latter-day Saints still need to work on it. Being Black and a Latter-day Saint in America is volumes of books waiting to be written and condensed into articles.
The leadership gets it. The rest of us Latter-day Saint still need to work on it. Being Black and Latter-day Saint in America is volumes of books waiting to be written condensed into articles.
The Ainu people, indigenous to Japan, struggle to maintain their culture in a world determined to see their extinction in favor of modernization.
Even as society becomes more accepting of the LGBT+ people, bi erasure and biphobia are rampant within the LGBT+ community. It is time for the LGBT+ community to put an end to discrimination within itself.
The racial history of The Church of Jesus Christ Latter-day Saints is one of inclusion, despite its specific segregation of its Black members from priesthood service and temple sacraments.
The new NFL policy enforcing players to "respect" the national anthem creates not a legal dilemma, but a moral one. This article analyzes the protests themselves and explores the question: Are we truly free if dissent is being punished?