The DSM-5-TR misses an opportunity to create a more inclusive diagnosis of autism by clinging to outdated stereotypes. Confronting the misalignment between simplistic conservative diagnostic models and the complex varied ways neurodiversity presents in different people is essential.
Let it be up to the individual to disclose which labels, or lack thereof, they choose to resonate and identify with. Forcing one’s own understanding onto another individual because of predisposed expectations or standards of how that person fits a mold or label is wrong.
Pepperdine senior Cairo Walsh joins Celine and Anitiz to discuss Pride month and the intersectionality as a BIPOC and a Queer individual.
Why do we assume that a person of a certain sex is also of a certain gender and that gender determines to whom that person is attracted?
In the midst of an ongoing discussion regarding identity and gender, respect should be the priority.
Feminism has historically excluded women of color, who face compounded discrimination due to their complex identities.
Men at Pepperdine address whether they consider themselves feminists and how they approach the issue of gender equality.
Currents Magazine surveyed over 200 students about feminism.
Pepperdine Theatre Department’s Fresh Take on a Shakespeare Classic
Pepperdine, like many colleges and universities around the country, has more women enrolled than men. This imbalance of the gender ratio can lead to a different experience for students in the classroom.