Posts tagged "gender"
Highlights on the Misuse of Justice

Highlights on the Misuse of Justice

This quality of being just, impartial, or fair has, in its time, been abused as much as the marginalized people this quality should represent. These appropriations are not as publicized as infringements upon one of the values that the United States is founded should be, especially in a time when justice is being tested by...
Questioning

Questioning

  Preface: After 18 years of life, I’m finally in a place where I’m open enough with myself explore gender and what it means to me. It’s very liberating and exciting but also weird, uncomfortable and foreign.
The Dangers of Gendered Clothing

The Dangers of Gendered Clothing

The first time I have ever ventured into the men’s department of a store with the intent to buy something for myself was about a year ago. It was a simple band t-shirt, one of my favorites that I own to date. They made the same one for girls, but none of them were available...
The Needs of the Many?

The Needs of the Many?

    I open my eyes to sunlight streaming through the crack in the curtains and roll over sleepily to check the time on my phone. 10.38. I stare at the number for a second, then my heart drops.
Walk Proudly and Carry a Big Lathi

Walk Proudly and Carry a Big Lathi

  What do you do when you’re trying to take a nice, peaceful walk around town when you see some guy beating his girl in the middle of the street? Let’s face it, some of us would walk on past and others would give him quite a mouthful. Well, then-53-year-old Indian woman Sampat Pal Devi...
General Relativity of a Female Scientist

General Relativity of a Female Scientist

When you flip through a textbook, there are many of the same faces; black and white stills of old white men discovering some boring concept. In science, it’s almost exclusively white men
Appearing A-Gender

Appearing A-Gender

Illustration by Valentina Quiñonez. White, skinny, shorthaired, flat-chested: words that commonly come to mind when thinking of non-binary people. It seems to me that people who adhere to these traits have become the face of non-binary people as a whole. And while they are indeed a beautiful face to have, they don’t even begin to...