Hypersexualized and Racially Offensive Costumes are Expectional

Dressing up for Halloween confines me, a woman, into one exceptional standard, hypersexualized. For a nerd like myself, I don’t feel comfortable displaying too much. It is indeed ironic coming from the generation that brought back crop tops-a small shirt that exposes stomach midsection, best worn with high-waisted shorts. It’s easier for you to say, wear a costume that isn’t too hypersexualized, but it doesn’t feel too great having guys give attention to those who do follow that standard. Unfortunately, we live in a society where sex sells; however looks can be deceiving. Makeup can make anyone appear like a model … Continue reading Hypersexualized and Racially Offensive Costumes are Expectional

Hire Me I’m Desperate, Maybe Not That Desperate

As a recent college graduate/ unemployed writer, I now live a life similar to a 65-year-old retired man who’s been trying different hobbies to fill the time in his day. It’s not that I haven’t been job searching, I think the reasons no one wants hire me is because: No experience. You have to know someone to get the job. There is hardly any jobs for writers at the moment, well in my location. I can’t move because I’m starting graduate school in the winter. I think that’s it. I’ve applied for every writing job there is in my area, … Continue reading Hire Me I’m Desperate, Maybe Not That Desperate