A Federated Social Network? I’m sure there’s no need for me to explain to you what a social network is. You’re probably on Twitter and Facebook, and you’ve probably been on TikTok, Instagram, and other auxiliary social networks. When you log in to Twitter, you see tweets from other people
Article by Rachel Allison, Mississippi State University and Chris Knoester CC BY-ND For all of the gains LGBTQ people have made over the past few decades, sports remain a highly visible reminder that homophobia and transphobia persist. In recent years, more professional athletes, from U.S. women’s soccer team player Tierna
Article by Elizabeth Saewyc, University of British Columbia; Ace Chan, University of British Columbia, and Ashley B. Taylor, University of British Columbia Trans and non-binary youth in Canada continue to experience targeted violence and discrimination, however, according to the 2019 Canadian Trans and Non-binary Youth Health Survey, they are thriving
The past 20 years have seen increasing research interest in issues of gender and sexuality in China. This work has explored how, under Maoist socialism (and especially during the fraught years of the Cultural Revolution) “acceptable” modes of gender and sexuality were largely confined to reproductive, cisgender, and heterosexual coupledom.
1. Your Drain isn’t Dirty, it is Clogged Photo by Karolina Grabowska on Pexels.com Baking soda and vinegar are great tools for natural cleaning. Unfortunately, I think that some people have been misled by TikTok trends that attempt to equate the powerful reaction that we see when vinegar and baking
Article by Ani Kokobobo, University of Kansas Nihilism was notably cited during U.S. Senate deliberations after rioting Trump supporters had been cleared from the Capitol. “Don’t let nihilists become your drug dealers,” exhorted Nebraska Sen. Ben Sasse. “There are some who want to burn it all down. … Don’t let
Non-binary and trans people have always been here, not least in every recorded society from the ancient world onwards. Why is it then that they’re often absent from the tales and lists of historical figures we hear about? The answer lies, in part, with how history is recorded and who records it.
Article by Conor Heffernan, The University of Texas at Austin College of Liberal Arts The cultural obsession with six-pack abdominals shows no signs of abating. And if research into male body image is to be believed, it will likely only grow, thanks to social media. Today, there’s an entire industry