Las Chicas del Cable

“There are a lot of things that could have gone wrong with this show, but the writers seemed to hit the nail on the head with most of it. With shows and movies taking place in this time period, it can sometimes seem like the plot is based around the male characters rather than female, when really the story should be about the women. I haven’t seen this so far; all the women are acting as independently as they can and none of their stories are being told from their husbands’/boyfriends’/fathers’ perspective.”

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Why Not International Men’s Day?

“Why do we recognize a IWD and not International Men’s Day? Because for my entire schooling career, I have learned about men and their accomplishments but had to seek out information about things women did. Men do not need to feel empowered, they do not need a day to fight for their rights, and they don’t need a day or even a month to learn about impressive men throughout history.”

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Rape Culture

“One difficult thing about rape culture is the lack of definitive definitions… It is not something measured by statistics but rather experience. This is where we run into trouble with quantifying how prevalent rape culture is and when/where it is experienced.”

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