Emma Marshall, communication technology junior and Community Voices columnist, explains how content creators like Kat Blaque and Natalie Wynn are using their exposure on the platform to humanize transgender experiences.
Sereen Qader, social work senior and Community Voices columnist, argues that one can avoid making a hijabi feel out of place by treating her with empathy. Asking questions to better understand the hijabi experience is welcomed when done respectfully.
Alexus Hurtado, journalism and broadcast sophomore and The Shorthorn staff, argues that it is not OK for the general public, especially the Black community, to use Markle’s identity against her.
Jill Bold, journalism junior and The Shorthorn staff, argues that affordable child care solutions can help students who are balancing pursuing a college degree with their parental responsibilities.
Angelica Perez, journalism junior and The Shorthorn managing editor, argues that it’s time to make more room for women in the workplace and to stop squeezing women into the shallow expectations society has created for them.
Lina Duchene, advertising and public relations sophomore and Community Voices columnist, argues that society must recognize the harmful stereotypes, unwarranted criticism and sexism that comes with invalidation.
Dustin Harp, Women’s and Gender Studies program director, argues that we can’t address physical and sexual violence toward women without addressing the role men have in perpetuating it.