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Posts From Rachel Card

LGBTQ+ acceptance is still new, don’t pretend that it’s not

    LGBTQ+ acceptance is still new, don’t pretend that it’s not

Looking back at my early childhood has always been kind of an alienating experience. Obviously, I didn’t know I was gay when I was five, but that I didn’t even

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The depoliticization of political music and why it matters

    The depoliticization of political music and why it matters

Try as we might, it is virtually impossible to divorce pop culture from politics. Content is created and consumed by people whose outlooks on life influence their interactions with the

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LGBTQ representation in children’s media is essential

    LGBTQ representation in children’s media is essential

Straight people can get very creative when trying to stigmatize progress. Some of their favorite arguments against the inclusion of LGBTQ characters in children’s media include those that frame representation

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We need to stop equating fetishization with progressivism

    We need to stop equating fetishization with progressivism

At first glance, it might appear as though society has become less biased with regards to beauty standards. But in fact, physical features that have been unfairly deemed unattractive in

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Missionary work is just another name for colonization

    Missionary work is just another name for colonization

Colonialism is commonly misrepresented as a thing of the past despite being at the root of modern-day racism, and if

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ICE hysterectomies are a form of genocide

    ICE hysterectomies are a form of genocide

The year 2020 has been defined by an influx of disasters, and the overlap between them has exhausted us to

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It’s time to have an honest conversation about Harry Potter

    It’s time to have an honest conversation about Harry Potter

I was that kid. You know, the one who strong-armed their friends into reading Harry Potter and unironically presented my

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Response to Kyle Rittenhouse proves white supremacy is rife within Republican Party

    Response to Kyle Rittenhouse proves white supremacy is rife within Republican Party

On Aug. 25th in Kenosha, Wisconsin, 17-year-old Kyle Rittenhouse gunned down three Black Lives Matter protestors with an AR-15. Only

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Conflating progressivism with elitism is Republican recruitment tactic

    Conflating progressivism with elitism is Republican recruitment tactic

Over the past four years, I have heard many people wonder aloud what led to so many American citizens embracing

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Racist white women are not anti-heroes

    Racist white women are not anti-heroes

The concept of intersectionality was first introduced by lawyer and philosopher Kimberlé Crenshaw in 1989. It is best defined as

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