Water is a Beautiful Indigenous Woman in Need of Protection

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Introduction Many people would think water is just an inanimate resource. It is a resource that exists only to quench our thirst and clean our messes and contribute to the economy. But, there’s a belief amongst some North American Indigenous cultures that water is a living spirit with sentience and consciousness. And that she is…

Has Hollywood Made Progress Since the Beginning of the #MeToo Movement?

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Trigger Warning: This blog post discusses sexual assault. With the release of the highly anticipated film She Said (2022), I started thinking about whether or not Hollywood has actually made progress in the way that women and sexual assault cases are treated since the beginning of the #MeToo movement.  She Said, directed by Maria Schrader,…

What’s Wrong With Saying “I’m Not Like Other Girls?”

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The phrase “I’m not like other girls” is one that gets thrown around on the internet constantly. Whether it’s within a meme or someone who is genuinely referring to themselves as that, it’s a phrase that is a lot more harmful than you may think. Why is being “like other girls” something that is seen…

The History Behind Women’s History Month

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For many of us, celebrating and empowering women is a task that we’d like to feel accomplished throughout our daily lives. Annually on March 8th, International Women’s Day is celebrated with social media posts thanking the women who’ve helped us become the way we are and articles showcasing the accomplishments of women who’ve inspired many.…