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The focal point of love

The focal point of love
February 12, 2019

Sudesh Mujumdar said Valentine’s Day acts as a focal point of love. “These holidays tend to act as focal points, where you tend to reflect on your relationship. In which one might say, ‘If...

Polite prejudice not polite

Polite prejudice not polite
February 12, 2019

There may not be a more frustrating sentence in the English language than, “I don’t mind LGBT people. I just don’t agree with their lifestyle”. The concept of “not agreeing” with LGBT people...

A special celebration of love

A special celebration of love
February 16, 2018

  Creative Commons As a child, when Valentine’s Day came around, my father would buy me a huge box of chocolates. He brought me jasmine flowers and would write me a little letter.   As a...

Women can spoil men too

Women can spoil men too
February 16, 2018

Creative Commons It’s the day where loved ones find an excuse to buy flowers and chocolates and expensive gifts---Valentine’s Day. Traditionally, it’s usually the man’s job to spend the most...

Finding love after trauma

Finding love after trauma
February 16, 2018

Creative Commons Because I was sexually assaulted when I was 6, I was confused at 14 when my boyfriend didn’t ever ask me to have sex. I thought that his lack of interest in my sexuality meant...

I am my own valentine

February 9, 2017

We are about a week away from the day that drowns everyone in hearts and roses. Valentine’s Day is when couples spend more money on each other as if the recent holidays were not enough, as well as...

Let’s get united

January 24, 2017

Friday, Donald Trump took on the role of President of the United States. As many dread what is to come, others are celebrating and anticipating change. Since the election in November, American citizens...

Marching out hate

January 24, 2017

Saturday more than one million people across the world marched the streets in unison. In Washington, D.C. alone, the attendance numbers at the Women’s March almost doubled the amount of people who...

Putting love first

June 12, 2016

49 lives were lost in a single night. 49 phones that ring will forever be unanswered. Over 50 others were put in a hospital, psychologically affected and forever traumatized. Close to 100 families...

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