International Women’s Day: yay or nay?
Around the World / Awareness / Boston University / fegossen

International Women’s Day: yay or nay?

So today is International Women’s Day. Most people have probably heard of this holiday solely due to Google changing its front page. Another means? Facebook. One of our guest post contributors, fegossen made this is her status, and here’s the conversation that followed between her and two other BU students. Frances: I don’t understand International … Continue reading

International Women’s Day is Today
Around the World / Awareness / Terms you should know / UN Women

International Women’s Day is Today

Visitors to the Google Homepage today will see a new Google doodle celebrating… what now exactly? Womanness, or womaninity? Well at least it has something to do with women. Women world-wide. Pardon this blogger’s confusion; I was not familiar with International Women’s Day before yesterday — when the Humanist Observances calendar linked to my personal … Continue reading

Redefining the Stock
Around the World / Body Image / Feminism / Media criticism

Redefining the Stock

Stock photos; they are everywhere. They are utilized in advertisements, products in pre-sale, articles, and elsewhere. You can find them on the internet, in print, and in databases. I have always been curious as to who these people are and why they were chosen for these images. Are they picked because they are nondescript, attractive … Continue reading