Post Tagged with: "culture"

How Learning Different Languages During Summer Camp Changed My Perspective On Life

How Learning Different Languages During Summer Camp Changed My Perspective On Life

By Emma Halpern Growing up, I can’t remember a time when I wasn’t watching Spanish language movies, reading Spanish language books, or dancing to Spanish music. Spanish was always a […]

June 19, 2018 ×
Fostering A Work Environment That Is Open To Discussing Mental Health Issues

Fostering A Work Environment That Is Open To Discussing Mental Health Issues

By Melissa Lobo A young doctor beginning her Masters in Public Health at a prestigious University in Asia was pleasantly surprised to find a scholarly environment that was highly accommodating […]

November 20, 2017 ×
Femmes To The Front In Documentary Short “We’re Here, We’re Present: Women In Punk”

Femmes To The Front In Documentary Short “We’re Here, We’re Present: Women In Punk”

Music has always been at the forefront of cultural change and helping to shape the identity of entire generations. One genre that has undoubtedly stood out from the rest is […]

July 17, 2017 ×
Children’s Book Series Created To Feature Real Stories Of People In The Mayan Community In Mexico

Children’s Book Series Created To Feature Real Stories Of People In The Mayan Community In Mexico

Reading is the foundation of education. Nevertheless, there are more than 100 million children around the world who don’t have access to books or who can’t read. Here is the […]

June 15, 2017 ×
Feminism, Beyonce & Masculinity – Academic Courses Inspiring Youth To Change Culture

Feminism, Beyonce & Masculinity – Academic Courses Inspiring Youth To Change Culture

Many of us can remember a time sitting in school, wishing we were far away from math class and instead rocking out to our favorite music. Perhaps some of us […]

November 11, 2016 ×
From Nth Africa To France, ‘Fatima’ Tells The Story Of A Mother & Her Teen Girls In A New Culture

From Nth Africa To France, ‘Fatima’ Tells The Story Of A Mother & Her Teen Girls In A New Culture

There’s a LOT of talk about immigration around the world right now. No matter which country you live in, it’s hard to escape the political lens that this this issue […]

September 15, 2016 ×
The Law May Have Changed, But Sexual Harassment Is Still A Daily Reality For Women In Algeria

The Law May Have Changed, But Sexual Harassment Is Still A Daily Reality For Women In Algeria

By Kenza Salmi “To them, women are pieces of meat; they are not valuable beings”, my neighbor Aisha told me once. Aisha is a gorgeous educated 30 year-old woman, who […]

September 7, 2016 ×
Detroit Lions Linebacker DeAndre Levy Writes Powerful Essay Linking Toxic Masculinity To Rape Culture

Detroit Lions Linebacker DeAndre Levy Writes Powerful Essay Linking Toxic Masculinity To Rape Culture

When you think “tough” or “masculine”, its easy to conjure up images of someone like Detroit Lions linebacker DeAndre Levy. After all he plays professional football, and being an athlete […]

May 18, 2016 ×
This Feminist Mag Is Giving Voice To Marginalized Women From Different Races, Religions & Cultures

This Feminist Mag Is Giving Voice To Marginalized Women From Different Races, Religions & Cultures

We love feminist magazines! There have been a number of fledgling publications we have drawn attention to around the world and will continue to do so, as they are becoming […]

May 11, 2016 ×
How Comic Book Co. Vortex Inc Is Closing The Cultural Gap In Africa With Their Characters & Stories

How Comic Book Co. Vortex Inc Is Closing The Cultural Gap In Africa With Their Characters & Stories

If you haven’t yet heard of comic book company Vortex Inc, it’s time to get familiar. While we love both the DC and Marvel universe for the range of badass […]

May 5, 2016 ×
Priyanka Chopra Shares Her Thoughts On Diversity, Racial Identity & Feminism

Priyanka Chopra Shares Her Thoughts On Diversity, Racial Identity & Feminism

By now you are familiar with this stunning face. Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra has been inching her way toward Hollywood over the past few years and has now landed in […]

October 8, 2015 ×
Female Motorcyclists Breaking Cultural Taboo In The Middle East

Female Motorcyclists Breaking Cultural Taboo In The Middle East

When we think of women in the Middle East, there is this dominant narrative that says they are all oppressed and all look the same. The mainstream media paints a […]

June 10, 2015 ×
Outgoing Nigerian President Signs A Law Banning Female Genital Mutilation

Outgoing Nigerian President Signs A Law Banning Female Genital Mutilation

Outgoing Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan has signed a major new federal law banning female genital mutilation. It is as if he wanted to leave his term on a high, given […]

June 9, 2015 ×
Forget Marvel & DC, This Comic Book About India’s Rape Problem Is Elevating Social Conscience

Forget Marvel & DC, This Comic Book About India’s Rape Problem Is Elevating Social Conscience

We’ve all seen the horrific news stories and watched with shock and shame about the unfolding and seemingly increasing rape problem in India. The most recent wave of news attention […]

June 1, 2015 ×
This Woman Created ‘Native Max’, The 1st Native American Lifestyle & Culture Magazine

This Woman Created ‘Native Max’, The 1st Native American Lifestyle & Culture Magazine

You may have recently heard the news of a group of Indigenous American actors walking off the set of a new Adam Sandler movie called ‘The Ridiculous Six’ in disgust […]

May 18, 2015 ×