Politics

Asexuality – Redefining Love and Sexuality

Posted January 9, 2012 by Recultured Team

The topic of ‘asexuality’ greatly intrigued me after reflecting on a guest lecture in my Sociology of Sexualities class (SOCI 369) about anti-homophobia and sex education in schools; the speaker mentioned that because sex and sexual desires are emphasized as the norm in sex education, discourse around asexuality (valuing romantic but not sexual relationships) is often ignored. I was […]

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Politics

‘Girls will be girls’ and ‘Boys will be boys’

Posted January 24, 2012 by Recultured Team

Last month, I wrote part of the following post in response to an online discussion I had with my friends regarding ‘gendered’ (what constitutes as ‘feminine’ and ‘masculine’) presents for our Secret Santa gift exchange, and I think it would be worth sharing: Gender socialization, such as ‘pink’ for girls and ‘blue’ for boys, is […]

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The ‘F’ Word

Posted January 23, 2015 by Recultured Team

There are key subjects that trigger lengthy debates among people today; in my opinion feminism leads the pack. Just like any other philosophy out there, there will be supporters and nay sayers alike. This, however, is not a problem. The issue is how we choose to approach discussing sensitive topics because that will largely frame the outcome.

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Cars

Is Vancouver Really Canada’s Most Congested City?

Posted July 18, 2012 by Recultured Team

TomTom recently dubbed Vancouver as North America’s second-most congested city (after Los Angeles), and therefore Canada’s most congested city, in terms of vehicular traffic. I believe this conclusion is flawed. Read about why, and some ideas I have to reducing congestion within Metro Vancouver.

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Accessories

Google Glass is Bending the Law!

Posted February 3, 2014 by Recultured Team

Google’s new eye-piece “Glass” is an amazing leap in technology! But Canadian lawmakers need to seriously modify “the rules” if we’re going to be able to use this technology safely and effectively.

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