Why The Government Shouldn’t Regulate Photoshopping

Women’s representation in media matters. Study after study has linked narrow beauty standards with low self-esteem, eating disorders, and general body-hatred among women. Women are tired of seeing themselves portrayed in a narrow way — light-skinned, thin,… Continue reading

ClickBait Isn’t All Evil: Here’s Why

Is clickbait nothing but evil profit-driven blitheness, or does short-form journalism ever serve a more intellectual purpose — or at the very least, call attention to a pressing and often tragic civil rights… Continue reading

Thoughts on 300 Sandwiches

Earlier today, my friend linked me to a BuzzFeed article with the headline: This Woman Can’t Get Married Until She Makes Her Boyfriend 300 Sandwiches. Apparently, Stephanie Smith, who works at the New York… Continue reading

On Writing & Narcissism

I really like to write. And I can’t help but wonder what that fact really says about me. It could just mean I have an overactive brain that’s learned how to cope with… Continue reading

Long Live #Selfies!

A few weeks ago, I encountered a Thought Catalog post titled Go F*ck Your Selfie, a piece that features the misguided thoughts of one very angry man and his hatred of the “selfie.” The… Continue reading