Opening Doors: Incoming Mayor Breanna Lungo-Koehn’s Vision for Medford

The 2020 presidential election may be dominating news cycles at the moment. But in Medford, an equally important race asked voters a question on November 5 that seems to be a hallmark of American politics: will we vote for change, or will we remain stagnant? The two candidates for Mayor of Medford were similar in

Difficult Women: The Portrayal of Female Sexuality in “Fleabag” 

As creator and actress Phoebe Waller-Bridge stood on stage at the 71st Primetime Emmy Awards to collect her third accolade for her Amazon comedy series “Fleabag,” she remarked, “It’s just really wonderful to know—and reassuring—that a dirty, pervy, angry, messed up woman can make it to the Emmys.”  The title of the television series “Fleabag”

The Burnout Generation

What does it mean to be exceptional? For many millennials born roughly between 1981 and 1996, as well as the generation that follows them, being exceptional is not just an aspiration. It’s a way of surviving under the increasingly volatile political and economic conditions that define our reality today. In Buzzfeed News’ “How Millennials Became

Screwing the Patriarchy: The Rise of Feminist Pornography

At first glance, the phrase “feminist porn” may seem like an oxymoron of epic proportions. Although many feminists strongly believe in the importance of destigmatizing sexuality and desire, others are skeptical that ethical, feminist porn could even exist, and consider the sexual objectification of women to be inherent to pornography. Andrea Dworkin, a radical feminist