Interview with Art: Pippin Lee Truman

We sat down with animator and illustrative artist Pippin Lee Truman to chat about their artwork, intersectionality, and their advice for fellow artists! Check out the interview below! V: What inspires your artwork? P: I would say that my inspiration mainly comes from the media around me, especially things like comics, because they’re such an…

Word Current: Genderqueer

 Genderqueer: Of, relating to, or being a person whose gender identity cannot be categorized as solely male or female. The top definition of genderqueer on urbandictionary.com states, “Genderqueer is most commonly used to describe a person who feels that his/her gender identity does not fit into the socially constructed “norms” associated with his/her biological sex.…

my body is not a temple

the way we teach young girls to keep their lusting linger thoughts closed between their legs is through colorful backwards anecdotes that are out of touch antiquated and anti-woman “your body is a temple” my mother would chant this is what I remember being said the most “Do you not know that your bodies are…

Blood, Money, and Rihanna

By now, everyone has probably seen Rihanna’s BBHMM video. Upon its debut, the video became nearly infamous for its depictions of murder and sexualized violence. As expected, when responding to the video, most people wondered if the video should be labelled feminist. Opinions were divided. Some felt that the video was distinctly unfeminist due to…

Good Sex Requires Empathy

Humans search far and wide for the key to a healthy, satisfying sex life. There are bloggers, writers, podcast hosts, scientists, doctors and psychologist who participate regularly in—and even devote their lives to— the everlasting dialogue surrounding sexual satisfaction and pleasure. The fact of the matter is that there is no single way to have…