Interview with The Blank Minds

A few weeks ago, I got the chance to sit down with two members of the trans fronted band, The Blank Minds. Since the interview, they have announced a new EP called “Becoming Him” to be released on August 3rd, and they’ve released a new song called “Transient”, which you can listen to on Spotify and Apple Music, along with the rest of their music. … Continue reading Interview with The Blank Minds

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What is Rape Culture? An Examination on How Our Society Works

Trigger warning: mention of rape and other sexual violence. As we look at what’s going on today, there’s no question that our society is a society of rape culture. With the victim-blaming of women that stand up for themselves after they’ve been sexually assaulted, we know that our society does not treat men and women equally. Of course, we say that, but what does rape … Continue reading What is Rape Culture? An Examination on How Our Society Works

Appeals Court Rules Undocumented Children Not Entitled to Government-Paid Lawyers in Deportation Hearings

In response to a case involving a teenage Honduran boy, the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals has decided that undocumented immigrant children that come to the United States with their parents are not entitled to government-paid lawyers in deportation hearings. In all criminal cases in the United States, defendants are legally entitled to government-paid lawyers. However, that does not apply to immigration cases now. Judge … Continue reading Appeals Court Rules Undocumented Children Not Entitled to Government-Paid Lawyers in Deportation Hearings

Why You Shouldn’t Be Defending Aziz Ansari

This past weekend, babe.net published an article titled, “I went on a date with Aziz Ansari. It turned into the worst night of my life.” The article has since gained massive traction and gone viral, with the author of the article, Katie Way, appearing on CBS News. Since the publishing of the article, Aziz Ansari has issued a public statement, as seen below: “In September … Continue reading Why You Shouldn’t Be Defending Aziz Ansari