Privacy of Gender Identity Must Be Respected

The latest season of the CBS series “Survivor” has sparked controversy when contestant Jeff Varner outed fellow castmate Zeke Smith as transgender, as reported by Vanity Fair. Though it was heartening to...

Art Lives On Outside of Museums

“The strangeness will wear off and I think we will discover the deeper meanings in modern art.” When Jackson Pollock, the mastermind behind the American expressionist movement of the early 20th century,...

Diversity in Marvel Reflects the Real World

It seems impossible to go a day now without reading the word “diversity” in a headline and when we do, there is typically a negative perspective that succeeds it. The media frenzy and internet buzz...

Social Movements Should Not Be Commercialized

Pepsi’s divisive new ad featuring Kendall Jenner has received much criticism since its release, as it rightly should. In placing Jenner at the head of a protest, Pepsi fabricates the image of a white savior...

Sexual Harassment Warrants Acknowledgement

If there was a way to make a bold statement about sexual harassment, Mexico City has done it with their "Experimento Asiento," which means “an experiment with a seat.” The metro system in Mexico City made...

Brexit Promotes Global Division

“It’s not EU, it’s May.” That was a message that I saw written on a chalkboard outside of a pub as I walked back from class in London on March 29. The message was in reference to how on that same day,...