A Brief History of Feminism

Feminism is defined as social activism aimed towards women’s rights and gender equality. Women have fought for decades, nay centuries, for the rights they currently enjoy. In the year 1920 women in the United States got the right to vote after a suffrage movement that lasted for a century and a half in the historyContinue reading “A Brief History of Feminism”

Superheroes in the LGBT Community

Trigger Warning: Mental health issues mentioned below under the Ruby Rose section. Each community, be it of whatever size, reach, diversity, and belief always has leaders and heroes who inspire others both in and outside the community, be they real leaders changing our societies for the better or be they heroes in fiction inspiring realContinue reading “Superheroes in the LGBT Community”

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”

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”