Kerishma.

Blogging for HONS 201: Feminism, New Media, and Health at Hunter College.

Monthly Archives: October, 2012

On the Utter Ridiculousness of the Discourse of Size and Health

Meet Sarah Robles. Dubbed the “Strongest Woman in America,” she is the highest ranked American weightlifter of either gender. She was headed to the London Olympics this past year, and … Continue reading

October 29, 2012 · 1 Comment

Look Out, There’s a Monster Coming

Perez Hilton. TMZ. Oh No They Didn’t. Every day, hundreds of thousands of people log onto their computers, and surf the many celebrity gossip websites. And while they peruse the … Continue reading

October 22, 2012 · Leave a comment

Should Porn Actors Have to Wrap It Before they Tap It?

As a sex-positive feminist, I’ve struggled with the Southern California’s proposed Measure B plan. Measure B, if it approved, would mandate condom use by actors in adult films. The plan, … Continue reading

October 15, 2012 · 1 Comment

Women Finally Enter the Debate

So the Vice Presidential debate just wrapped up, and women were finally deemed worthy enough to debate directly. ABC reporter and certified badass Martha Raddatz served as moderator, and was refreshingly … Continue reading

October 12, 2012 · Leave a comment

Musings on Street Harassment and Male Privilege

When men used to harass me on the street I would say, "I have a BF." Now I just try to shame them. #fem2 — Morgane Richardson (@Morgane_R) October 9, … Continue reading

October 10, 2012 · 3 Comments

Video Assignment 2: Sexual Assault in NYC, and How to Prevent It

Assignment: Produce a 1-3 minute rally speech as though you are attending a Slutwalk or Hollaback rally in the city that you live in, or country where you/your family are … Continue reading

October 9, 2012 · 2 Comments

On Chris Brown and Rihanna: It’s Alright to Forgive, but Let’s Not Forget

It would seem that partner violence as exemplified by Chris Brown and Rihanna is becoming a recurring theme on my blog (posts 1 & 2). I just wanted to write … Continue reading

October 7, 2012 · 1 Comment

Remembering the Ladies

Wednesday was the first of the presidential debates for the 2012 election – and I have to say, when the most memorable statement made was regarding Big Bird, there’s a … Continue reading

October 5, 2012 · Leave a comment

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