Praise never aids in solving anything

Not too long ago, I decided to visit the Art Institute of Chicago, one of America’s most famous art museums. While I was there, portraits of Barack and Michelle Obama were being displayed as part of a special exhibit. To get into this exhibit, which was placed in a large…


This beauty star allegedly preyed on minors…and just returned to social media to overwhelming support

Have social media stars duped us all? Have they all secretly been scheming to expose the blatant faults in modern society and show true injustices to the public’s blind eye? Because it sure seems so.

Influencers have gathered such a strong, sheep-like following that anything slides, literally anything.

James Charles…


Forgetfulness is dangerous

The restroom debate was the fundamental so called “problem” discussed surrounding transgender individuals and their rights prior to the controversial “trans girls in girls sports situation”.

I personally thought we’d already moved on from this nonsensical debate, finally figured out that there’s no reason not to allow transgender individuals into…


I completely forgot that we hadn’t moved on from this kind of nonsense

On the first day of this month of June, Pride Month, an interesting video was recommended to me by YouTube. The video had a suspicious title, and I couldn’t help to think it was a parody. The video was titled “Former LGBTQers Testify: If You No Longer Want to Be…


The corporation has historically been anti-LGBTQ+, and recently found with ties to anti-Equality act efforts

Chick-Fil-A has had a slew of controversies over the years, all involving it’s anti-LGBTQ+ sentiment. The corporation has been found to be donating millions to religious charities with anti-LGBTQ+ stances. Some of these charities included the Paul Anderson Youth Home, the Fellowship of Christian Athletes, and the Salvation Army. …


Corporations have turned Pride Month into a branded holiday

For the past few years, every time the month of June has rolled around, companies have subtlety redesigned their logos to celebrate Pride month. Right after the month is over, the original logo is changed back to.

For 2021, I’ve noticed a variety of businesses jump on the logo redesign…


It’s way more important than you may think

Recently, Instagram added a feature which allows you to add pronouns into your profile. The reactions I noticed were shocking.

Many on both the mainstream media and social media applauded this addition. However, there were about an equal amount of very vocal individuals calling the ability to add pronouns into…


There are thousands of LGBTQ+ actors who need that chance

Some of my favorite television shows involve LGBTQ+ characters played by straight actors. Now, I do not take issue with this if the portrayal is on point. Love Simon serves as a perfect example. The main lead is straight, but acting as a gay high schooler. …


Why can’t racist material in movies have the same fate as the discontinued Dr. Seuss books?

Recently, I rewatched one of my favorite classic pieces of cinema, Breakfast at Tiffany’s, and could not manage to move past the obvious racism in the film. I could not believe that I had ignored this in my first few viewings of the movie. …


This is as anti-LGBTQ as it gets

The latest topic of discussion on conservative media has been an alleged assault on high school sports by trans female athletes. If this had stayed as some crazed talking point and not evolved into actual laws getting signed, then fine, conservative media can talk about whatever they want, despite how…

Sam Martin

Traveler, Writer, Activist

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