In a society that finds comfort in a binary system, transgender athletes are often neglected, discriminated against, and left to navigate the unchartered streets of “otherness”. The arguments presented by those in defense of the binary male/female sporting system typically claim … [Read more...] about In a society that finds comfort in a binary system
It is important to note that this article while referencing “feminism”, is strictly speaking of modern western feminism. Additionally, it is integral to remember that many of the feminist milestones were obtained first by white women; women of colour were often granted the same … [Read more...] about The Waves of Feminism: A Potted History
In the Western world, women have held the right to vote since the late 1920s. Even then, those rights were only distributed to white women; women of colour were not granted the right to vote until the late 1960s. The movement, formally known as the Suffragette Movement, began in … [Read more...] about Women’s History Month: What is it and why should you care?