Tag Archives: sociology

Toxic Masculinity and the Struggles of Generation Y

A new documentary brought by the MissRepresentation movement is aiming to explore “toxic masculinity”, disguising certain soft emotions and as a result internalizing toughness as an inherently male identity. While I think the lady making the films tries a bit too … Continue reading

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Elevator Etiquette

As a sociology student I’d like to feel that I’m pretty aware of the intricacies of multiple social situations, and conscious of the ways in which our culture manifests itself in our public habits as we go about our busy … Continue reading

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In This Week’s News: Mental Health Day is in October

Apparently Bell thinks the world revolves around them. Earlier in the week I woke up to find my Twitter newsfeed trending to #BellLetsTalk, the company’s own efforts to “raise awareness” about mental health. Throughout the day it became inescapable: posts … Continue reading

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