One thing that “Eighth Grade” accomplishes is capturing the experience of eighth grade (at least my experience). In the movie, eighth grade is total hell for Kayla, and that’s exactly how it was for me.
When Girls like Girls podcast is about femme- (feminine) presenting lesbians and their experiences in the world.
Wearing pieces such as “NEVER SOLD DOPE” and “END RAPE CULTURE” allows for support to those that could not voice these issue themselves. Now we are able to wear our beliefs.
The lack of options makes people like me with darker complexions feel cast out. My makeup should not make me feel like an outsider. Beauty is supposed to be something that everyone, no matter what ethnicity or gender you are, can enjoy without fear of being denied.
I believe everyone who uses social media platforms should be made aware of the truth about social media influencers and the power they have over their supporters.
With each word, you sent sharp knives through my chest. “You’re too pretty to be a lesbian” you told me, and then cracked a smile. However, there was something you didn’t notice. I am pretty because I am a lesbian.
As “Hamilton: An American Musical” departs Atlanta after a record-breaking run at Fox Theatre, it’s important to pay close attention to the characters Angelica and Eliza Schuyler. The importance of women having a voice still rings true today.
On Tuesday, June 5, VOX Media Café was proud to host Atlanta-based singer-songwriter and activist Doria Roberts. After performing three original songs and revealing the personal meanings behind them, the teen journalists held a press conference to learn more.
“Hamilton” has a diverse cast, even Alexander Hamilton himself is a person of color. The only white people are the dancers and King George. But in real life, none of these were people of color. Just because they chose actors who look like me doesn’t make me relate to the characters more.
Black women are stereotyped to the point where it makes me want to roll my eyes into another dimension. They are shown to be ditzy, annoying, loud, disrespectful, and attention seeking.