What do you get when you combine bowties, humour, and the ever-endorphins-maximizing Jesse Tyler Ferguson from Modern Family? Why, only the most stylish campaign for LGBTQ…Read article
The Olympics are Political
A blog post from an indigenous writer, scholar, story-teller & spoken word artist Leanne Betasamosake Simpson: Here is the part that I need to say out…Read article
Is it harder to make friends as an adult?
This NYT piece is rather interesting & slightly depressing, if mostly heteronormative. That thought struck Lisa Degliantoni, an educational fund-raising executive in Chicago, a few months…Read article
F the Media (and a Few Other Reflections on the Tragic ‘Dark Knight Shooting’)
You’d think they’d have learned by now. After all, it is 2012. Yet we still receive our information about current events via biased, privilege-sodden media outlets that engage in…Read article
How a Muslim Introduced One Man to Humanism
This piece reminds me yet again that the binary of religious vs. non-religious isn’t as sound as it’s made out to be. After years of evading…Read article
Project Unbreakable was created in October of 2011 by Grace Brown. Grace works with survivors of sexual assault, photographing them holding a poster with a quote…Read article
A Proposal to Classify Happiness as a Psychiatric Disorder
(In other recent science-y news that does not pertain to the Higgs-Boson particle…) Richard P. Bentall, a clinical psychologist, argues the following: It is proposed that…Read article
Worn out? Read WORN.
If you’re like me you have sworn off reading magazines like Seventeen or Teen Vogue. As a purveyor of social consciousness, they were plucked from your repertoire of…Read article