Author’s Note: I recognize that I, as a cisgender person, have immense privilege and limited perspective and personal experience regarding the issues non-cisgender people face. I chose to write about this topic because I think it’s an exceptionally important issue and one that has not received the attention it deserves from other media outlets. If any […]

Misunderstandings and failures of communication have long plagued social activism and its subsequent role in political discourse. Important conversations about race, gender, and more often get bogged down by a lack of accurate knowledge from one or multiple parties involved. When combined with the strict partisanship of current day, this results in few changed opinions […]

This past summer, statues depicting a completely nude Donald Trump popped up overnight in five major American cities. The statues, commissioned by street art collective Indecline, left nothing to the imagination.  In addition to this profane display, the statues also stood out for their portrayal of Trump’s protruding stomach. Though the artist who created the […]

Those even remotely cognizant of the current political climate will know that the United States is currently experiencing a period of self-reflection and social activism as the country debates and grapples with its history and present reality of racism, sexism, homophobia, transphobia, classism, ableism, and more. Aided by the immediacy and interconnectivity of social media […]

Throughout history, a foundational divide in American politics has split the federal government. In the early days of the republic, quarreling between the Federalists (represented by John Adams) and Democratic-Republicans (led by Thomas Jefferson) over the size of government resulted in one of the nastiest presidential races in American history. Today, the two major parties still […]

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