Merry Christmas, You Filthy Animal!

ImageImagine walking into the store and hearing the same old Christmas classic that you have already heard ten million times. In every single store in this country, every single winter. You just can’t take it anymore, so you run out of the store into the cold weather, crying your eyes out, because you just can’t take another minute of Mariah Carey singing that all she wants for christmas is YOU. (We get it Mariah, stop it already.)
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Flash Mob

So, what is a Flash Mob?
A Flash Mob is a large group of people who gather at a public location to perform an action, which will surprise accidental witnesses. This performance should contain a certain political message, which people have to guess. After the task is completed they disappear as though nothing has happened. They are usually organized through internet, by social networks, emails, websites, etc. Organizers, of course, provide instructions for participants in a virtual world. These instructions include the date, time, and location, where it is going to be completed and an action which is going to be performed. Everyone can be a participant of this event. Age, sex, origin, none of these matters. One can just go there with friends and have fun.

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Raising Awareness: Rape Culture

Young girls around the world have to listen to lectures about their personal safety. I have lost count of how many times I’ve heard people say: “Don’t wear that skirt, it’s too short, too tight”, Don’t get into cars with strangers”, “Watch what you say around boys”, “Don’t drink too much”, but I have never heard anyone lecturing young adult boys that “rape is wrong” and that rape is never a victim’s fault. Continue reading