Language purists seem to think that everyone is given the same opportunities and is born with the same abilities to take advantage of those ...
‘Euphoria’ became dependent on hypersexualizing female characters and weakened their storylines. This essay contains minor spoilers for HBO’s “Euphoria” By Melanie Ojwang HBO’s new hit series “Euphoria” has been lauded by many for its structural creativity and its genuine, but explicit, view into teen life in the suburbs. The story follows Rue, a 17-year old… Continue Reading
Modi’s Hindu nationalist government has escalated forces and has created a vacuum of mystery around what exactly they could be doing in Kashmir. TW: mention of sexual assault and ethnic cleansing By Manaal Farooqi Kashmir is a region well known to those in the northern part of South Asia. It’s a contested region since it… Continue Reading
Language purists seem to think that everyone is given the same opportunities and is born with the same abilities to take advantage of those opportunities. By Sarah Khan Language purity is a trend I’ve seen more and more of lately, which isn’t so surprising considering how quickly the English language is evolving as it becomes… Continue Reading
Our enemy is not each other; our enemy is always white supremacy, capitalism, colonialism, and imperialism. One of the most common quarrels among Black people online is one in which we engage in spewing what almost always seems like mistruths and projections about others from across the African Diaspora, masked as analyses. These arguments are… Continue Reading
People have hailed ‘Ramy’ as “exciting” because it brings us “something new”. But when I consider the messages in the series, it’s clear that it isn’t true. CW—ableism, misogyny, sexual assault, anti-Black racism By Zeinab Khalil Ramy has just been renewed for a second season on Hulu, and I honestly don’t know why. I only… Continue Reading
For East Asians who practice anti-racist activism, we need to be honest about our relationship to whiteness and how this affects our ...
In “Chubby Sexy,” Tripp capitalizes on his wife’s “thickness” while using a poor approximation of AAVE to deliver heavy-handed fat jokes. By ...
Being pregnant is complicated and societal standards for postpartum bodies can breed parent to child resentment. Parents struggling with image ...
'Euphoria' became dependent on hypersexualizing female characters and weakened their storylines. This essay contains minor spoilers for HBO’s ...
People have hailed 'Ramy' as "exciting" because it brings us "something new". But when I consider the messages in the series, it’s clear that it ...