Teenagers are weird. They do things that are strange, illogical, downright self destructive. And we kind of hate them. So here’s a take on why our society is doing teenagers wrong. Continue reading “We Really Don’t Know How To Deal With Teenagers”
It’s ace awareness week this week, apparently. Did you know that was a thing? I didn’t, but I guess that why there’s an awareness week for it, and in the spirit of awareness, I’d like to take a moment to acknowledge the people who we don’t talk about. People whose sexualities are fluid, people whose romantic orientation doesn’t match up with their sexual one, people in grey areas of sexuality, and objectum people. Just because someone’s feelings don’t match up with the majority doesn’t mean that they’re invalid or not genuine. Let’s accept everyone, not consign people we don’t understand to the role of novelty.
In the past few decades, many marginalised groups have made massive strides in civil rights and mainstream acceptance, particularly LGBT+ people. But prejudice still exists, both on an individual and an institutional level. One problem that bleeds into others is representation. Continue reading ““Tolerance” is Not Enough”
Lots of people fill the internet with relatable experiences, but I’m all about celebrating our differences, so for today, here’s a list of things I worry about that most people don’t.
Now, as one of the proverbial children in an impending divorce I may be biased, but I may also have the real experiences to back up my musings on the matter. Either way, the way we think about divorce relies on a lot of cultural assumptions. This is that story. Continue reading “For The Children: Myths About Divorce”
This is a bit different from most of what I write here because I wrote it for an English assignment. (Don’t tell NZQA) Continue reading “Scarcity is a Myth”
So what’s up with population growth, and what can we do about it? Continue reading “Dat Population Growth”