To Believe, Or Not To Believe…

The universe told me a story. It told me how everything is always meant for something, that everything, absolutely everything has a purpose. Each leaf that falls, each step you take, every stone that flips, is all a part of the big puzzle. At the crossroads, every time you take a left instead of aContinue reading “To Believe, Or Not To Believe…”

Gendering – A Deep Dive

Ditching an academic perspective in favor of a more personal one birthed this article. Before we start talking about the reasons for gendering, I just want to set the tone. This article is to be read as an exposé of what “the other side” has to offer. Feel free to disagree at any point inContinue reading “Gendering – A Deep Dive”

The Twitch Leaks – A Case File

On the 6th of October, 2021, a few hours after Twitch was joking about Facebook being down and having accessibility issues, Twitch had issues of their own after they were hacked and their source code was leaked to the general public. An anonymous user on the 4chan forums, which is popularly known in the hackingContinue reading “The Twitch Leaks – A Case File”

Breast Cancer Awareness – A History

As Christopher Reeve once said, “Once you choose hope, anything’s possible”. Breast cancer was an unspoken condition for millennia, but it is only through hope and effort, that Breast Cancer Awareness Month has been tremendously successful in increasing the visibility of the most widespread cancer around the world. Breast Cancer Awareness Month was started byContinue reading “Breast Cancer Awareness – A History”

LGBTQ+ people and the Olympic games

The Tokyo Olympics can be considered a miracle. It has not only succeeded in conducting the games in the middle of a worldwide pandemic and also have the most gender balanced group of participants in history, but can also boast about having a whopping 160+ openly lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer athletes than everContinue reading “LGBTQ+ people and the Olympic games”

Self-Love: A Journey To Self-Acceptance

Today, more and more people have started to question themselves about their sexuality as access to information on the internet has become easier, especially with the use of social media. There is an abundance of information that you can read up on about any topic that will interest you or you’re curious about. However, thoseContinue reading “Self-Love: A Journey To Self-Acceptance”

Having a gendered view of the world

One of my closest friends is a trans-male and I once had a conversation with him about people’s perception of the world and how that factors in (or does not factor in) divergent people. The question we kept backing to was: When someone looks at a non-binary person, does the onlooker see a “person” orContinue reading “Having a gendered view of the world”

Friendships Take Time

Approaching people always seems difficult when you’re in a completely new place, barely knowing a handful of people and not even one of them might be in your class? It gets scary because the anxiety starts to well up at the prospect of leaving your comfortable bubble of familiar people. Questions run through your headContinue reading “Friendships Take Time”

Lights, Cameras, Queer!

It was less difficult for Prince Charming to find Cinderella than it was for the LGBTQ+ community to find acceptance and recognition. Stereotypes, judgements, hatred and every other possible obstacle have been hurled down the paths of those belonging to the community. “Struggle” is an underrated term. Society has been every kind of evil stepmotherContinue reading “Lights, Cameras, Queer!”

The 2021 Met Gala and its LGBT attendees

On the 13th of September, 2021, the 47th annual Met Gala event occurred, making entertainment headlines everywhere. For those who don’t know, the Met Gala, also known as the Met Ball, is an annual fundraising gala for the benefit of the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume Institute in New York City. Over the years, theContinue reading “The 2021 Met Gala and its LGBT attendees”