Monthly Archives: April 2013

Islamophobia in America

Islamophobia is the fear and hatred towards Muslims. . With this in mind, I believe the term “Islamophobia” is a misnomer of the reality. This fear and hatred stems from ignorance and intolerance towards a religion and their particular values … Continue reading

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Female Performance and White Privilege in Marvel’s The Avengers

Inspired by the popular films that grace the silver screen and our recent lecture, this post will focus on the female performance of militarized masculinity along with the concept of white privilege in the movie The Avengers. The comic-inspired adventure … Continue reading

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Islamphobia in America

What is Islamaphobia?Islamaphobia is most commonly known as the fear of all Muslim people. This fear is often seen through acts of hatred and the discrimination of the Muslim community (including their practices, faiths and citizens) from mainstream society.   … Continue reading

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The Steubenville Rape Case and The “Not-Rape Epidemic”

The Steubenville rape case is a trial covering a rape that occurred back in August 2012 in Steubenville, Ohio. The victim was a 16 year-old girl and the convicted perpetrators are two 16-year-old boys, although there were reportedly many others … Continue reading

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