“What do you take medicine for, Kaleb?” Everyone darted their eyes my way. “I have HIV.” I had swallowed all that stigma along with my pill.
Could the reason men aren’t as likely to seek help be a consequence of the “boys don’t cry” notion? Or could it be linked to the image of the nearly emotionless man who only shows anger and keeps every other emotion hidden tightly under a mask of proving manliness?
While it seem like an easy solution to the problem, my school’s new skort rule is actually a Band-Aid for a much larger issue: consent. I believe that while administration had the students’ best interests at heart, they missed the mark on identifying the deeper issue.
United Way’s Youth United teens met up with VOX in our downtown newsroom to discuss individuality, LGBTQ rights and double standards.
Partnership Against Domestic Violence is an organization based in Atlanta that educates young people about healthy relationships. They held a summit in March for Atlanta’s youth to talk about dating violence. I got to chat with some teenage boys — who happen to be black – about what they learned and hope to learn. Click […]
“So, it’s really a sense of accomplishment, of power…” says Ulster Douglas, executive director of the organization Men Stopping Violence, when asked how domestic abusers feel about their actions. When it comes to dating and domestic violence, our attention is usually focused on the victim. The victim is never at fault, but finding out […]
Recently, Jaden Smith, model, actor, and thought provoking Twitter user, signed on as the spokesperson for Louis Vuitton. What’s more, he can be seen in the fashion spreads wearing skirts, causing some gender norms conversations: #JadenSmith just another example of a broken child star — [Insert Name Here] (@SizweMonsterNka) January 25, 2016 […]
Obtaining clear skin, believe it or not, is not difficult. You don’t need to buy expensive products from infomercials or buy makeup to cover blemishes on your skin. Instead, you can use what’s in your cabinets and refrigerators at home to achieve those skin goals. I want to share a few tips that I have […]
When I did a Google search for body shaming, approximately 10,400,000 results popped up in 0.42 seconds, with the majority of top titles targeting women.
Instagram bans hashtags that are degrading, but they still aren’t doing a good job.