awk activist

socially awkward/socially aware
JULY 18, 2010 11:32PM

Who Am I to Say Who Dances?

This summer has been dedicated to cleaning. I probably won’t be coming home for a while after I go back to school, so I’m trying to get my tangible life in order so that my head will be clear upon my return. I get a lot of satisfaction from

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Editor’s Pick
JUNE 25, 2010 3:43AM

How the Tea Party Taught Me About Diversity. Really.

Talking to me for five minutes will reveal on which side of the political spectrum I stand. I'll probably tell you about how I want Rachel Maddow to be my best friend. Or how I went to the Capital Pride festival on my birthday just for the fun of it. Or… Read full post »

I don’t know what happened to my last post about the myth of the anti-rape female condom. I’m upset that it mysteriously disappeared, but it would be a shame not to be informed, so please do take a look at the article I cited in my post. Regardless of my bad luck, thisRead full post »


As a hopeless sports noob, I'm glad to see the global community using the World Cup to bring light to the prevalence of rape in South Africa. While I'm thrilled that the games have a humanitarian slant, rape prevention still focuses more on what women can do to keep themselves f… Read full post »

Washington, D.C. may be a great melting pot reflecting all the diversity of our country, but this heterogenity isn't often apparent in the college admissions process. My inner city public  high school proudly touted the fact that every race, ethnicity and background under the sun was represented… Read full post »