Picking a restroom has probably never been a struggle for you. You find the male or female stall and walk right in. No trouble. But imagine a situation where the signs on the wall are not male or female. There are two signs and you don’t fit into either of them. That’s unfair. Continue reading “Using the Restroom Shouldn’t be this Hard”
We’ve all heard about the military occupation in Israel. We’ve seen the images of displaced families, bombings and demolished buildings. We’ve read about the violence. It is a world away, and something like would that would never happen here in the U.S., right? That’s why it’s shocking when two Israeli activists who have been to hell and back tell you, “Palestine is Here,” in the U.S.. Continue reading “Palestine is Here”
Masculinity is defined as the set of qualities that are traditionally associated with men. In our society, boys begin to feel pressure at a young age to fit into a hegemonic role that displays power, strength and dominance. This role creates a binary between young boys and girls. It is the beginning of the heteronormative mentality that generates gender roles and an overall disapproval of gender fluidity.