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I Was Wrong: ‘Cuties’ Sexually Exploits Children. And No—The Context Does Not Matter.

The new French “Award-Winning” Netflix film “Cuties” claims to be a commentary on the hypersexualisation of young girls, yet in it’s making it itself hypersexualises and exploits young girls.

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Review & Analysis Social Commentary

Inside the Minds of White Supremacist Women | Book Review: Sisters in Hate

“Sisters in Hate: American Women on the Front Lines of White Nationalism” by Seyward Darby profiles three different women’s rise and path into white nationalism.

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Culture Social Commentary

Taking Time to Breathe in a World on Fire

Self-care for activists to rest, reflect and rejuvenate in a world where the fight for justice and survival seem never-ending.

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Culture Film & TV Review & Analysis

I May Destroy You and the Hazards of Online Echo Chambers

Michaela Coel’s latest drama perfectly encapsulates the dangers of social media and activist pedestals.

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Culture

Why Do You Feel Entitled to Accept an Apology that is Not Made for You? Jenna Marbles, Shane Dawson, Halle Berry, and more.

A look at celebrity/influencer apologies and their curious fan reactions.

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Culture Film & TV Review & Analysis

We Need to Talk About Copaganda | Brooklyn Nine-Nine and the Future for Cops on Screen

Set in New York City, Brooklyn 99 follows a squad of police officers as they solve crimes and other office endeavours. But with the rise in protests against police brutality, people are starting to wonder what the future of the show might look like.

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Culture Film & TV

DISCLOSURE, J.K. Rowling, and Why the Narrative of the Violent Trans Woman has to Change.

With a lot of transphobia in the air (cough, Twitter), Netflix’s newest documentary ‘Disclosure’ exemplifies exactly why positive trans representation matters so tremendously.

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Culture

STOP Making Breonna Taylor’s Death into a Meme | Here is What You Can Actually do to Help Arrest the Cops that Killed Her.

“Arrest the cops that killed Breonna Taylor” has gone from a call to action to an absolutely tasteless meme.

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Culture

Embracing Radical Empathy in an Age of Antipathy

With a world more divided than ever, embracing empathy has become a rare and radical sight. But through articles, podcasts, and more, it may be on the rise again.

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Culture Film & TV Recommendations

Pride 2020: Three LGBTQ+ TV-Series You Have To Watch Right Now

With self-isolation still in action, Pride is going to be looking a little bit different this year. But that doesn’t mean we shouldn’t celebrate it. Here is a list of 3 must-watch queer TV-shows to binge through in June!