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The New Pro-Cruz Ad is Sexist and Unacceptable

Donald Trump has been the subject of many headlines recently, most if not all relating to his outrageously ignorant views, especially relating to using the recent terrorist attacks in Belgium to further a political agenda and religious extremism in general. But this week his wife has been the subject of headlines for an ad attacking her that was published last week on the Make America Awesome Facebook campaign. MAA is a group that targets politically conservative voters, trying to turn them away from Trump. This ad attacked Melania Trump, third wife of Donald, for a GQ shoot she did in January 2000, 16 years ago, the goal being to insult her and her husband’s capability of being the First Family. Continue reading The New Pro-Cruz Ad is Sexist and Unacceptable

Not About That Bass: Why Meghan Trainor’s Message is Mixed

Her hit song, “All About That Bass”, became phenomenally popular very quickly, giving girls and women a perfect anthem of body positivity, right? Her second single, “Dear Future Husband”, is an upbeat, fun, harmless song with a nice video, right? Her messages were completely positive and helpful, right?

Not really.

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EDITORIAL: Defined Lines

You probably have heard the song “Blurred Lines,” but it’s a good chance you haven’t heard that it’s sexist, or for that matter, taken the time to learn why it’s sexist. It’s hard to believe that a song so widely played and so frustratingly catchy, a song named the Billboard song of the summer, and also the official theme song of the recent NBA playoffs, could be so blatantly offensive, but alas, Robin Thicke and Pharrell have achieved a new low.

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