Misogyny in Music

Things are not looking good for Pharrell Williams and Robin Thicke, who are being forced to pay 7.2 million dollars to Marvin Gaye’s estate for copying the soul singer’s 1977 hit “Got to Give it Up” on their extremely successful 2013 single “Blurred Lines.” However, lurking under the lawsuit and copyright violations is a more important […]

‘Sexy School Girl’ 5K Race Cancelled Due to Obvious Reasons

It’s that time of the year again where you can dress up as a sexy school girl and embrace your inner stereotypical girl nerd, or at least it was going to be that  time of year in Raleigh, North Carolina before it was cancelled by the community for being blatantly creepy and pedophilic. The “Sexy […]

10 Things People Tell Me When I Say I Never Want Children

The day I become pregnant is the day I consider myself an unfortunate character trapped in a horror film. As a little girl, I was told that someday I would (inevitably, according to everyone) have kids of my own, have a husband, and own a suburban home where i’d make a comfortable living as a […]

Legalizing Prostitution: Are We Battling Objectification or Normalizing It?

It was a quote from Oscar Wilde that finally clicked with me once I heard my Abnormal Psychology professor say it during a lecture on sexual deviation: “Everything in the world is about sex except sex. Sex is about power.” And while this was something I had known all along, at that moment while he […]