Monthly Archives: May 2014

Sexual Agency: What Women Must Seize to Reduce Misogyny

Sexual Agency: What Women Must Seize to Reduce Misogyny Are our sexual norms regarding women expecting to be pursued, rather than being comfortable with mutual courtship or sexual expression, encouraging sexism and misogyny? Advertisements

How to Prevent Another Massacre? Make it Okay for Boys With Problems to Seek Help

How to Prevent Another Massacre? Make it Okay for Boys With Problems to Seek Help Instead of #YesAllWomen or gun control in the wake of the tragedy in Isla Vista, we need to be focusing on whether or not boys and young men who are struggling with mental health maladies feel okay seeking help…or whether […]

Boys vs. Girls: Who is Responsible for Sexualizing the Prom?

Boys vs. Girls: Who is Responsible for Sexualizing the Prom? Outrage has ensued after a 17-year-old girl was kicked out of a prom near Richmond, Virginia, allegedly for wearing a dress that was too short and dancing “too provocatively” and causing boys to have “impure thoughts.”  The blogosphere is abuzz over whether or not it […]

Why the U.S. Needs to Shift Spending From Defense and Higher Education to Infrastructure

Why the U.S. Needs to Shift Spending From Defense and Higher Education to Infrastructure President Obama wants to create more “shovel-ready” jobs and update America’s aging infrastructure, much of which dates from the New Deal and post-WWII boom.  The long-run effects of updating our national infrastructure now will help all sectors of the economy, while […]

Join Us, Won’t You? Why the Supreme Court is Wrong on Altering the Separation of Church and State

Join Us, Won’t You? Why the Supreme Court is Wrong on Altering the Separation of Church and State The Supreme Court has decided that it is okay to mix church and state as long as there are no formal rewards or sanctions for those who participate or do not participate in the public prayers.  This […]

Why the Controversial Princeton “Check Your Privilege” Op-Ed Isn’t Wrong

Why the Controversial Princeton “Check Your Privilege” Op-Ed Isn’t Wrong A white male freshman at Princeton University wrote a controversial op-ed that has gone viral.  He claims that he’s tired of being told to “check his privilege” and is letting critics know that not all white guys have it easy.  Though critics have a point […]