DMDD

What Is Disruptive Mood Dysregulation Disorder?

Ah, the dreaded temper tantrum. They’re an unpleasant and sometimes embarrassing part of life that all parents experience at one time or another. However, when temper tantrums occur not as occasional, relatively isolated events and instead become a regular pattern of behavior, it may indicate a more serious underlying mental health condition known as Disruptive […] Read more…

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Addressing Gender-Based Harassment Through Song and Dance

When you have an urgent message about a difficult topic, sometimes the best way to reach the masses is through art. Having a face-to-face conversation about certain topics can be hard, but repackaging the message in a format that is entertaining as well as informative can help break down walls. Recently we’ve seen performance pieces […] Read more…

Microphone to Speak Up

If We Want True Gender Equality, This Isn’t How We Get There

Katy Perry hasn’t necessarily been a stranger to controversy this month, and the less-than-great publicity continued with a recent American Idol contestant. Last week, the show had on Contestant Benjamin Glaze, who had apparently never been kissed before, claiming he wanted to save his first kiss for his first relationship. Upon telling the American Idol […] Read more…

Terra Naomi

An Interview with Singer-Songwriter Terra Naomi

*This is an interview from my former political blog, which has since been redirected here* The mutually valuable relationship between politics and music is a precious tradition. The arts, in general, have long been a way for activists and those seeking to create social awareness to get important messages out there. Music, in particular, can […] Read more…

asbestos ban

The EPA is Evaluating an Asbestos Ban

Asbestos, a notorious carcinogen, is responsible for over 107,000 deaths across the world every single year, and 15,000 of those are Americans. Despite calls for an asbestos ban, the U.S. still allows this material to be used in dangerous ways. Formed by a combined group of minerals that occur naturally in soils and rocks, asbestos […] Read more…

feminist sites

Feminist Sites to Follow, Like, Yesterday

Since expanding my writing outside of my blog, I’ve discovered such a beautiful community of women banded together for a common cause. They make themselves heard through their writing at various wonderful feminist sites and blogs, and so can you! These best feminist websites offer opportunities for writers outside of their staff to contribute articles […] Read more…

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