January 25, 2021
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Tangled: How women of color are brushing away hair stigmas

By , | Apr 5, 2017

“Natural hair is intimidating to them — it signifies pride,” she said. “It puts them off because it shows how we have found beauty within ourselves.”


‘Vagina Monologues’ fights stigma linked to female anatomy

By | Feb 22, 2017

All proceeds from the play benefited “V-day,” a global activist movement dedicated to increase awareness of violence against women.


Letter to the Editor: Term ‘stigma’ is a verbal assault

By | Nov 4, 2015

There are times, through habituation, long cultural exposure, redundantly repeated usage, that words choose us.


Stigma surrounding mental illness needs to be eliminated

By | Oct 7, 2015

It is exasperating, sometimes, that we need specified days to remind us to take action to prevent hurting other human beings.


My Mom is a Bartender

By | Oct 21, 2014

Amidst a swirl of budget cuts and an ever-increasing workload, Mom resigned from her job as a school psychologist at the Watkins Glen School District in 2012. After resigning, she took up a profession she had been doing on and off since she was 18 and in college: bartending.