Why Diversity is Necessary for Democracy

New Members of Congress On January 3rd, 2019, the newest members of the House and Senate were sworn in. This incoming class is reported to be the most diverse in history- in both race and gender. 40 of the politicians are women, and 60 are men, which is the smallest gender disparity in American history. […]

Barbies and Body Positivism

Introduction In late January, 2016, Mattel created the one of the largest changes in the doll world to date: they rolled out an entire line of diverse dolls, with differing skin tones, weights, and heights. Since 1959, one singular Barbie has dominated the shelves. That Barbie was blonde, white, and skinny. She had body proportions […]