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Posted by Reilly Wieland

You Don’t Have To Put Up With Shitty Men in Literature if You Don’t Want to

February 5, 2019

When we read Junot Diaz’s book Drown in my gender studies course last year, the class was quick to rave about the nuance of his wr… Read more »

Posted by Erica Gonzalez

Abortion In-Access

February 5, 2019

The Roe V. Wade decision recently had its 46th anniversary January 22. Though reproductive rights have constantly been the point o… Read more »

Posted by Anna Khan

Don’t Be Afraid of Checking Yourself. We Have to do Better.

January 30, 2019

Earlier today, it was reported that openly gay and black actor Jussie Smollett was the victim of a hate crime in Chicago that left… Read more »

Posted by Anna Khan

The Intersection Exists

December 14, 2018

Last week, it was announced that Kevin Hart would host the 2019 Oscars ceremony. Not long after, he stepped down after old homopho… Read more »

Posted by Erica Gonzalez

Culture Commodified in San Antonio

December 6, 2018

I recently moved to San Antonio earlier this year from the Rio Grande Valley. I have seen the gentrification happen before my eyes… Read more »

Posted by Dené Dryden

Reproductive Justice-Themed Holiday Gifts for Your Favorite Folks

December 5, 2018

Now that Thanksgiving has passed and, for students, the semester is nearly over, gift-buying and gift-giving season is upon us. Du… Read more »

Posted by Anna Khan

Who Is The Good Guy with a Gun?

November 30, 2018

Last week on the night of Thanksgiving, a shooting at the Riverchase Galleria mall in Hoover, Alabama killed a 21-year-old black m… Read more »

Posted by Dené Dryden

The Science Behind the Female Orgasm: Originally an Ovarian Matter (Maybe)

November 29, 2018

The female orgasm—it’s been researched enough to prove that it exists and what the female body undergoes before, during, and after… Read more »