30 May, 2024

Please Don’t Show me the Picture of the Boy Hugging the Police Officer

There’s a photo that’s gone viral of a young boy hugging a police offer at a Ferguson protest in Portland. The Oregonian dubbed it “The Hug Heard Round the World”. Others, including myself, are not so impressed. Exploring the context behind the picture, its not as sweet as some would like to believe. The 11 […]

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Rape and Television’s Scandal

  This post contains spoilers for last week’s episode of Scandal and includes discussion of rape. Originally posted on Persephone Magazine   As I do without fail every Thursday this year, I was enjoying an episode of Scandal while participating in a live tweet. Viewers, staff, and cast interact live while watching the show in a thoroughly modern new […]

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