Jim Crow Lives On

A couple of weeks ago, I saw The Throwaways at a theatre in Albany, NY. The documentary is filmed in Albany and highlights one of the biggest issues of our time: the mass incarceration and profiling of minorities in this country. The film tells the story of Ira McKinley, who shares his past of incarceration…

We Need Your Submissions!

Dear wonderful readers, I wanted to take a break from our hard-hitting articles and fancy photos to remind you that we run off of your submissions. We love having a group of regular contributors, but also thrive off of one-time submissions. If you’d like to join our team or just share a piece of art…

Disney Freezes the Female Voice

As I watched the latest Disney Princess animation, Frozen I felt my inner child break through as I fell in love with Princesses Elsa and Anna.  Disney exceeded my expectations by creating two female characters that strayed away from the traditional princess definition.  The writers made great strides in manifesting a realistic modern day princess…

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manic pixie dream me into yr heart imprint my mental illness onto yr crotch tie me down forget me ((and make me watch)) discard and disregard make it hard for me to leave knowing the whole world never needed me just a brief outline of femininity, manic pixie kill me.