Kerishma.

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

Monthly Archives: November, 2012

Heart Attacks, Media Representation, and Men & Women

My earliest memory of watching a heart attack being acted out on film was in the (CLASSIC) Canadian miniseries Anne of Green Gables. In a scene that brings me to tears to … Continue reading

November 23, 2012 · Leave a comment

Racialized “Beauty,” Bollywood, and the World

With the fabulous Christine Galotti. Assignment: In groups of two or three, produce a creative 1- 3min web video that challenges and/or demonstrates resistance towards some of the negative representations … Continue reading

November 19, 2012 · 2 Comments

Redefining the Real World Through Queer- and Trans*- blogging

From the occasional innocuous Google search to religiously updating one’s Facebook status, different people use the Internet for different purposes. And some people – and communities – use the wide-reaching … Continue reading

November 16, 2012 · Leave a comment

Ladies? A Quick Word, Please

As I’m sure you know (or hope you know), tomorrow, November 6, 2012, is Election Day. The right to vote, dubbed eloquently by Dr. Maya Angelou as “the great equalizer,” … Continue reading

November 6, 2012 · 5 Comments

Pitch Perfect and Off-Pitch Stereotypes

I don’t walk around looking for things to criticize. I don’t spend my time sniffing out items of pop culture to complicate or deem problematic. Believe it or not, I … Continue reading

November 3, 2012 · 15 Comments

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