Society and Prisons: How Society Controls Who Populates Prisons

by Jay Gulati Angela Davis’s Freedom is a Constant Struggle focuses on the intersectionality of black women and how their identities of being racial and gender minorities overlapped and influenced one another. Davis uses this lens to discuss the prison system and how she observes that trans prisoners and trans women have worse living conditionsContinue reading “Society and Prisons: How Society Controls Who Populates Prisons”

The Angel’s Dead, but We’re Still in the House: How rejecting a gender archetype is just as limiting as conforming to it 

by Kathryn Kaiser Before I comment on the nature of archetypes in our society, two things have to be made clear. First, an archetype is defined as a “perfect example” according to Merriam Webster. An archetype is unique from a stereotype since it is the pinnacle of what a good woman, man, student, child, etc.Continue reading “The Angel’s Dead, but We’re Still in the House: How rejecting a gender archetype is just as limiting as conforming to it “

No, My favorite color is not pink

By Zoe Feldshon Do you ever wonder who you would be if you weren’t raised with the constant connotation that you are a boy or girl and nothing in between? I remember when I was younger and my room having pink walls, pink bedding, and a pink dresser. I grew up in a family ofContinue reading “No, My favorite color is not pink”

Shrinking the Size of a Cock: Actively Fighting Against Sexist Power Structures

By Samrat Pradhan During freshman year, I listened to Sam Gelb’s Senior Speech about a class project in which he had to write a report on a non-white male scientist. He argued that by excluding white men in that project, Blake was actively delegitimizing the accomplishments of people. He proceeded to argue that by constantlyContinue reading “Shrinking the Size of a Cock: Actively Fighting Against Sexist Power Structures”

Is There A Spectrum? Gender Identity in Our World Today

by: Charlotte Chute On Friday, our class discussed how gender norms and terminology have evolved over the course of the development of society. We read texts correlated to the Indigenous world of gender terminology, and immersed ourselves in eye opening conversations about society historically and society today. We first began to educate ourselves on theContinue reading “Is There A Spectrum? Gender Identity in Our World Today”