Good news: I got my computer back from the repair shop! Bad news: it has to go back tomorrow. Since I have it for one day, though, I wanted to write something for you all. Today, I wanted to write about the fashion industry, because despite being in the headlines more for severely damaging behavior, it’s still seen as a glamorous profession. However, recent news has pushed that one temporarily to the back burner. Apparently, we still need to talk about rape culture.
Hello again! I missed you! It’s really hard to keep on top of all things internet when I can only use my phone and my office computer and I apologize. Also, if you are reading this in Boston or have loved ones there, stay strong. The hearts of the whole world are with you right now.
Earlier this month, we heard many arguments against marriage equality. Primarily these arguments break down into three major categories: the Bible says it’s wrong (which only matters in a theocracy), what about the children (they seem fine), and “it’s a slippery slope to bestiality and pedophilia.” Many have pointed out that these are the exact same arguments used in the 1960s against interracial marriage. Now, hardly anyone would say that interracial marriage is immoral and harmful. How did that change come about? Did people suddenly open their eyes and realize that racism is wrong? No. The older generation died out and the younger generations had a very different mindset. Continue reading