LGBT Rights in the US Military

Militarism, especially in the US, has long been associated with masculinity and heteronormativity. Between 1993 and 2009, 13,194 gay men and women were discharged from the US Army under the ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’ policy. However, after widespread campaigns ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’ was repealed in 2010, allowing openly homosexual and bisexual men and women Continue Reading

The Napoleon Complex

“Little men” compensate for their below average height by propelling themselves into quests for power, ambition and self-confidence. In essence, short leaders have defined key moments in history. In 2015, government scientists conducted research to show that ‘men who feel the least masculine are at risk of committing violent acts’.  For many, this confirmed that the Continue Reading

Women of Hollywood

  We are in the TIMES UP Era. A feeling of disgust and betrayal, but also that of hope and catharsis has been prevalent throughout Hollywood these past few months. We are in the merciless contemporary of ‘The Weinstein Effect’, unforgiving of abusers and their enablers.  Harvey Weinstein, front runner of The Weinstein Company and Continue Reading