Trigger warning: Comments about rape are mentioned in this video.
Rosianna Halse Rojas, also known as missxrojas, is a YouTube blogger who creates insightful and humorous videos about…Continue
Added by Yesenia Treviño on March 16, 2013 at 8:46pm — No Comments
One of my favorite cities in the world is going through some tough times right now. I’ve been keeping up with all of my friends who live in New York City, following their documentation mostly via Instagram, and I am so thankful that they are all okay. No one I know personally has been seriously affected by the storm, but I am very aware that many people in the multiple areas hit by Sandy have not been so fortunate.
There are lots of ways you can get involved, whether it’s volunteering…Continue
Added by Lucia Benavides on November 7, 2012 at 8:00am — No Comments
By now you've probably heard of the Keep It Real Challenge. Keep It Real is an organization that is encouraging people to tweet, blog, post and fight for popular magazines to feature less Photoshop-dependent images. It's hard to find a nationally distributed magazine that doesn't have an airbrushed or otherwise manipulated picture of a woman's body. Even Seventeen and J-14, both of whose readership consists of preteen to teen-aged girls, depend on Photoshop to…Continue
Added by Kimberly Kerr on June 28, 2012 at 11:17am — No Comments
Traditionally, women have been seen as the lesser, weaker sex. After all, during the birth cycle, we stop developing at an earlier stage than males in some aspects. For years, we've struggled to change this stereotype. Lately, though, I've been reading a lot of articles that make me wonder how close we are to truly eliminating gender discrimination.
Recently, a CBS correspondent,…Continue