A Reflection on Stupid Girls

When I was just a baby feminist, way back about half way through high school – as I was realizing dudes being in charge of everything wasn’t really suiting my needs or happiness – P!nk was my girl. Her bright pink hair, crop tops, and loud, angry demeanor synced right up with the internal rebellion I felt at the time, and gave me an outlet for an external rebellion I didn’t

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Why You Should Be Watching Orange is the New Black

The cable television option appears to be losing steam these days when it comes to picking a network to showcase a new program. Netflix, the streaming and DVD rental site, has grown to extraordinary popularity. Popular enough, in fact, to begin creating its own original series. Undoubtedly, Netflix’s biggest success has come with a prison sentence. Orange is the New Black, created by Jenji Kohan (formerly of Showtime’s Weeds), allows

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Why Orphan Black Is So Important

As many of you already know, Orphan Black is a TV show broadcast on BBC America that is currently in its second season. To put it very simply, it revolves around a group of women who find out that they are clones and the many difficulties that this realization presents. Here are five elements of the show that not only demonstrate its importance, but also show that it is amazingly

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Masters of Sex: Realistic Insight Into Human Sexuality

Within the scientific universe, absolutely nothing fascinates me more than human sexuality. I don’t mean this exploitative, dehumanizing sexuality that permeates our society like a disease; the sexuality that advertisers and media turn into product placement. I’m talking about the sexuality that happens between people: the most natural urge to give and receive pleasure. Unfortunately, these same media members that sell sex prefer to only sell it to men. The

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