The Increasing Popularity of Plant-Based Proteins

Veganism and furthermore vegetarianism have truly increased in popularity in recent years. Vegetarianism is a concept that has existed for decades, however veganism is more recent in its existence yet it continues to gain recognition in contemporary society. Vegetarianism is the choice to abstain from eating any animal-based protein, for example meat or fish. Veganism … Continue reading The Increasing Popularity of Plant-Based Proteins

The Double Standard Regarding Blatant Sexuality

I had a thorough and beneficial conversation the other day with a family friend addressing the concept of blatant sexual expression. We were discussing how heterosexuality is completely and totally tolerated when exhibited in a public manner and how homosexuality fails to encounter the same tolerance when exhibited publicly. For example, it is socially acceptable … Continue reading The Double Standard Regarding Blatant Sexuality

How Social Media and Technology are Ruining Intimate Relationships

So often whilst scrolling through various social media feeds I come across a fabricated situation in which a girlfriend or wife becomes angry with their partner because he/she did not text them back in a timely manner. Despite being fabricated and aiming to be perceived as humorous, these situations do, in fact, occur regularly in … Continue reading How Social Media and Technology are Ruining Intimate Relationships

The Portrayal of Female Stereotypes in Popular Culture

I unearthed another one of my papers from university the other evening and the subject matter of said paper really encouraged me to examine the consequences of inaccurate depictions of women in media. The portrayal of female stereotypes in popular culture can be considerably detrimental to the public perception of women. The ways in which … Continue reading The Portrayal of Female Stereotypes in Popular Culture

Cody Jinks

I am an avid fan of country music. Authentic, real and genuine country music, however, not the pop country that is dominating the country music industry in contemporary society. I often find myself listening to classic country music, for example songs by George Strait, Garth Brooks and Alan Jackson, and yearning for an artist to … Continue reading Cody Jinks

The Depiction of Violence Against Women in Early London Literature

Violence against women is a prevalent theme in numerous works of literature, therefore an understanding of what this type of violence consists of is needed to determine the implications it proposes. In their article "Prevalence of Violence against Immigrant Women: A Systematic Review of the Literature", Gonçalves and Matos, two Latin American Feminist scholars, offer … Continue reading The Depiction of Violence Against Women in Early London Literature