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…

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…

What’s with the War on Marijuana Legalization?

Since California’s historic passage of Proposition 215 in 1996, which made cannabis use for medicinal purposes legal, Americans have become increasingly accepting of the drug and marijuana legalization. Today, 70 percent of American voters oppose the enforcement of federal marijuana laws. But hardline conservatives aren’t buying it. Led by attorney general Jeff Sessions, the right […] Read more…

The EPA is Evaluating Asbestos

Asbestos, a notorious carcinogen, is responsible for over 107,000 deaths across the world every single year, and 15,000 of those are Americans. Formed by a combined group of minerals that occur naturally in soils and rocks, asbestos is predominantly silicon and oxygen, and these fibers can be incredibly useful since they are strong, heat-resistant and […] Read more…

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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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