Still being in high school, I am very unsure of what I’m for. While many kids my age know they want to become doctors, or lawyers, or teachers, I still struggle to know which path I want to take. My inner voice does help me make smaller, everyday decisions that define my character though. It’s with these decisions, who to hang out with or when to speak up, that I tend to listen to this inner...
There is truly no unmarked woman. From personal experience I’ve seen that every choice a woman makes affects the way society judges them. From fashion to physical action to speech, women can not get away with being unmarked. While men may be judged by their race or what type of job they have, they are still able to have their freedoms. Women on the other hand have far less freedoms as their simple...
Fashion Creating Roles
Fashion plays a huge role in how we feel and how society views us. Through a skirt, jeans, or sweats, the way we dress determines our role. This issue mainly effects women who have far more choices then men. The type of shoes we put on or the length of a skirt sends a message to everyone around us. Too much make up can be a sign of desperation or wearing a pair of sweats can send a signal that we...
Effect on Public Space
Most groups, or individuals, are easily able to alter public space in the first second they arrive. Due to race, gender, or appearance, every one leaves an impression on those who see them. Brent Staples is able to point out the flawed view our society has on certain individuals. For example, a large group of teenagers in a public area are often assumed to be disruptive or up to no good. Anyone...