An Open Letter to Trump Supporters

Congratulations. Your candidate won. In lieu of this, I hope you’ve prepared a speech to the women, LBGTQ+, and minorities in your life as to why they don’t matter. Countless times, to be President, Trump has painted himself as a misogynist, saying things such as Read More …

Etsy & Storenvy Spotlight: The Comeback Kid Search Adventure

It’s been…ew…let’s not talk about how long my computer has been out of commission (obviously much longer than I wanted or anticipated.) The good news is that I’m BACK with lots of things to share with you! As I sat down to write my comeback Read More …

Stanford Rape Case: A True Example of Rape Culture in America

    “You don’t know me, but you’ve been inside me, and that’s why we’re here today.” At this point on social media, most people have undoubtedly caught the story of Brock Turner, a man who was discovered raping an unconscious and intoxicated woman behind Read More …

Bathroom Boogeymen and Feel Good Legislation

One of the favorite pastimes of legislators and other public officials is making up problems and offering expensive solutions to them on the taxpayer’s dime. It’s not a bad racket. It certainly gets them out of doing an honest day’s work for a little longer. Read More …

Facts on Rape Culture: What You Should Know

What is Rape Culture? There are a number of statistics out there which all differ greatly. If one were to define rape culture, it would likely be any given environment in which rape is minimized or disbelieved as a victim’s experience. For example, if a Read More …

A Feminine Touch: Representation of Women in Games

The companies are isolating our characters. They’re dismissing us as women, as gamers, and as customers. I’m a passionate Fallout gamer; I’ve played them all from the top-down retro games to the newest and greatest Fallout 4. They have an enormous following of dedicated fans, and Read More …

The ICYMI World: A Never Ending Race to Catch Up

It was 2007… I had just started my freshman year of college and in preparation had purchased myself an HP Pavilion  6v000 laptop. Not the latest in computer technology by today’s standards. It had plenty of memory to not only store my assignments with but to Read More …

Masculinity is A Cancer

Thoughtless adherence to gender roles for no real reason is the cancer that’s killing us all. A question posed to me all the time is whether or not I would allow my hypothetical son to act feminine and do feminine things. This is always accompanied by a sneer and a “correct” response so studied it might as well come from a cue card. Read More …

An Overflow of Superheroes

With Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015) having grossed over a billion in domestic and international box office revenue, it is clear to see that in 2015 the superhero genre freight train is still running strong. The Marvel Cinematic Universe is becoming steadily as interconnected and Read More …