Las Vegas

Las Vegas Then & Now: Racism and Rape Culture

I’ve been visiting Las Vegas for years. It’s one of my favorite places to relax and unwind because of their top notch spas. Anytime I

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tired

Are You Tired of People Asking You if You’re Tired?

Doctor: “Don’t challenge me, Harriet Jones, because I’m a completely new man. I could bring down your government with a single word… not a single

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apology

The Apology Gap: Do Women Apologize Too Much or Men Too Little?

In contemporary American society, there is a significant apology gap between women and men, with men’s infrequent apologizing viewed as the norm and women’s apology

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ally

What it Really Means to Be an Ally

“It’s 2017”, I heard a woman in class say. “Why do we still need to talk about this?” Her statements were a response to a

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riverdale

Riverdale: A Feminist Show With Strong Potential

For the past few months, The CW has been airing their newly TV-adapted series based on the Archie comic series. The series, Riverdale, places the

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criticizing

A Feminist’s Guide to Criticizing Women

We here at TRN have a philosophy about criticizing women. We avoid the trash talk and click bait that’s found on other sites. That’s not

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monster

The Monster Myth in Rape and Domestic Violence

Discussions of sexual and domestic violence often tend towards a focus on the individual perpetrator and their reprehensible character. They generally paint a picture of

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She decides

She Decides: A Global Response to Trump

On January 23, as one of his first acts as President of the USA, Donald Trump resurrected the Global Gag Rule, also known as the

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Concentration Camps

Russian Concentration Camps: Updates and What You Can Do to Help

In Early April, though public reports have dated their existence as far back as February, it was reported that a number of concentration camps had

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Thirteen Reasons why

13 Reasons Why: Problematic Text to Promising Adaptation

Major Spoilers Ahead! The latest book-to-television adaptation in the young adult world is Thirteen Reasons Why by Jay Asher—a book that has been highly acclaimed

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endometriosis

Endometriosis and the Affordable Care Act: A Far From Perfect Match

March 31st marked the end of endometriosis awareness month, and while some people may never speak of the disease again now that we’ve turned a

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perfect survivor

Challenging The Myth Of The Perfect Survivor

It was a little while ago that a TED Talk started circulating around on the interwebs – one that caught the eye of many survivors

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prisons

Prison Abolition is the Feminist Issue We Need to Talk About

Typically when I argue that prisons are a feminist issue, I quickly become unpopular. “Prisons are here to protect us!”, folks exclaim, while writing me

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harsh crowd

An Interview with Harsh Crowd, the Feminist Rock Band that Defies Expectations

When I first read about Harsh Crowd in the Feb/Mar 2017 issue of Bust Magazine, I thought it was so fly that this rock/indie/punk band

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domestic

Valuing Domestic Work: The Patriarchal Hierarchy of Women’s Labour

The ‘traditional’ idea of men working outside the home, while women remain in the domestic sphere has only existed since the 1950’s. This was to

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self-help

Silly White Lady Nonsense: Critical Thoughts on Some Self-Help ‘Advice’

I was given the book You Are a Badass: How to Stop Doubting Your Greatness and Start Living an Awesome Life by Jen Sincero as a

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gillian anderson

Is “We” Really a Manifesto for Everyone?

“We: a Manifesto for Women Everywhere” is a fusion of feminism and self-help co-written by Gillian Anderson and Jennifer Nadel. When I first learned about

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Democrats

With Democrats Backed Into a Corner, New Leaders Will Rise

The anti-Trump movement is showing signs of sustainability. People from all levels of American society, from private citizens to corporate giants, are resisting every step

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superstore

The Diversity in Superstore and One Day at a Time

I love drama. Give me deep, mind warping intricate storytelling that stirs every feeling in the human catalog of emotions and I’m all over it.

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What the Dead Can Teach Us About Today’s Politics

Following the tragic sinking of the Titanic, crews of search and rescue folks went to the scene and attempted to collect the bodies of the

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