Author: Brianna H.

Cosmic Heroine Power!!

If you were a child growing up in the 90’s and early 2000’s, you probably heard of or watched shows such as The Powerpuff Girls or Sailor Moon, in which young girls with special powers fight to protect their city and loved ones from the forces of evil; I know I was one of them. Even now, some of my favorite series…

In Defense of Fanfiction

When one hears the term “fanfiction,” people think of infamously bad erotica about Harry Potter or how Fifty Shades of Grey began as Twilight fanfiction. Many authors dismiss or sue fanfic authors for copyright infringement and people scoff at the idea that writing fanfiction is somehow lesser than actual writing because you are not creating anything original. Yet fanfiction has had a long…

What I’m Wearing: A Look at Society’s Obsession with Women’s Clothing

While the movement for women’s rights has come a long way and there is more focus on gender issues in mainstream media, the struggle still continues with gender stereotypes against women and how they present themselves; an example of this is media and people’s obsession with what women wear and how they are treated based on their clothing choices. What…