The Politicization of Modest Clothing

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Women’s clothing, fashion and dress have been ridiculed for decades. The focus on what we wear and its messages constantly are the basis of how people, specifically women, are judged and controlled within society. Throughout history, there has been a focus on punishing women for wearing revealing clothing or showing too much skin. With the sexual…

Romani People in Europe: The Girl From Nowhere

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Who are the Romani people? There are various terms used to refer to them such as “Rom” or “Roma” or the more well-known term “Gypsy.” They are not to be confused with Romanian people. “Gypsy” is considered a derogatory term by many Romani people. Researchers generally agree Romani people originated from Northern India They mainly…

Opinion | Nothing Can Redeem JK Rowling

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Growing up in my tight-knit family, Harry Potter was one of the many things we bonded over. Sitting at the kids’ table eating dinner while the Philosophers Stone or the Chamber of Secrets runs in the background until my dad bursts in when he finishes his dinner to eat his food was a very mundane…

The Other Side Isn’t Greener: Prejudice and Discrimination in the Modelling Industry

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Within the age of technology, we often find ourselves comparing our lives to those we praise on social media. Models, influencers, YouTubers, celebrities… the list goes on. But have you ever stopped to consider the main difference between these people and yourself? As women within a highly discriminatory society facing various forms of prejudice, these…