Toxic masculinity


‘For Brown Girls’ is an Empowering and Healing Memoir for Women of Color

Virginia Isaad
Prisca Dorcas Mojica Rodriguez is an immigrant from Nicaragua and a first-gen Vanderbilt University graduate, these identities play a huge role in her journey and in her debut book, For Brown Girls with Sharp Edges and Tender Hearts. The memoir/guide/educational...

Jada Pinkett Smith Banned Son Jaden From Sleepovers To Protect Him From Violation

Johanna Ferreira
If you grew up in a strict Latino household, chances are you weren’t allowed to sleep over anyone’s house and that included even relatives. It was something I never really understood until I got older, which is why Jada Pinkett...
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’13 Reasons Why’ Season 2’s Most Empowering Feminist Moments

Priscilla Blossom
Season 2 of 13 Reasons Why has been out for less than a month, and despite the backlash it’s receiving, that doesn’t mean it hasn’t done plenty right. This important show tackles some incredibly heavy themes, many of which are...

Why We Need To Start Seriously Addressing Toxic Masculinity & Machismo

Johanna Ferreira
Recent sexual misconduct allegations made against acclaimed Dominican-American writer, Junot Díaz  has had me thinking a lot about toxic masculinity, machismo, and what society has conditioned us to believe defines manhood. This might seem like a radical theory to some, but...