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The problem of Toxic Masculinity
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The problem of Toxic Masculinity

Think of the ideal man – who comes to mind? Sean Connery as James Bond? Brad Pitt in Fight Club? Or perhaps Clint Eastwood as the all-American action hero? What these images have in common are a certain type of maleness – one that is repeated in Hollywood movies, in T.V. dramas ,and in men’s…

The Rise of the Freelancer
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The Rise of the Freelancer

Freelancing: An Industry Where Women Thrive It’s common knowledge that the workforce is changing as more people are turning to becoming their own bosses – a popular trend over the few years. over the past decade the amount of people turning to becoming their own bosses, and recent research has revealed that the freelancing is…

Help me Internet!
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Help me Internet!

In the 21st century, technology has far more precedence in our lives. Millennials have grown up with it, and pretty much everyone has it slotted it into our lives in some form. But, how much do you think you rely on the internet?  One thing’s for certain, it’s probably A LOT more than you think….

It’s More Than Just A March
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It’s More Than Just A March

Sometimes I feel like I am living in an alternative world where I am watching this current one pass by my eyes, constantly reaching out and pressing buttons but unable to change the course of time. I spend a lot of time writing articles, calling and writing to members of the government, protesting, and setting up long-term actions, but it has become a mountain, and one that often feels quite isolating.

We Can Still Hope For Change
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We Can Still Hope For Change

It was March 1996, and I was 17 years old at the time. A man walked into an elementary school in Scotland and used a gun to kill 16 little kids, their teacher, and himself. I still remember how I cried, repeating to myself “but this doesn’t happen here!!!”. Because it didn’t. It only took…