The Social Significance of No Doubt’s “Just A Girl”

Gender Reveal Poster. Photo by author. Writing "Just A Girl" Lead singer of No Doubt, Gwen Stefani wrote Tragic Kingdom's 1995 single "Just A Girl" to express the self-awareness of her gender's implications in society. She was living at home with her strict parents into her twenties--a situation that many struggling millennials currently understand. One … Continue reading The Social Significance of No Doubt’s “Just A Girl”

Accepting Bisexuality: Discrimination Within the LGBT Community

Bisexuals have a unique struggle. They aren't fully accepted in the straight world or the gay world. Bisexual Pride Flag on canvas. By Author. Bisexuals are marginalized in the LGBT+ community. Heterosexuals don't think they're straight enough and homosexuals don't think they're gay enough; even though, they can relate to both sides. Luckily, some people are trying … Continue reading Accepting Bisexuality: Discrimination Within the LGBT Community

Sex vs. Gender: Understanding The Difference

Society invents ways of expressing ideas. These are called a social constructs. Most of the time, they are used to simplify an otherwise complex concept. They are not always used with malicious intent. Regardless, this can cause more harm than good. Gender Reveal Cake by SocialThoughts Sex refers to genitalia. This is how expecting parents … Continue reading Sex vs. Gender: Understanding The Difference

Coco Chanel’s Feminist Progress Through Fashion

Summary: How Gabrielle "Coco" Chanel changed the face of fashion by challenging gender restrictions in women's clothing. Madsen, Axel. Chanel: A Woman of Her Own. Holt Paperbacks. 1991. Famous for rebelling through fashion, Gabrielle "Coco" Chanel broke down barriers in the fashion industry for women. She used masculine wardrobe to express herself. Taking the comfort of … Continue reading Coco Chanel’s Feminist Progress Through Fashion