Navigating the Women’s Restroom: An Open Letter

This post is written by Kay, a student staff at the Women’s Center. Kay is a senior Psychology major. This letter is addressed to a long slew of people. Who, you might ask? Well, that’s a loaded question, but in the interest of time, it’s primarily addressed to the cisgender women (women who identify with… Continue reading Navigating the Women’s Restroom: An Open Letter

Things They Didn’t Tell Us: Recovering From Microaggressions

This post is written by Kay Hinderlie, a student staff at the Women's Center. Kay is a senior at UMBC, majoring in psychology. Imagine it’s the first day of your semester. After locating your class, you find a seat and reach into your backpack for your class materials. You check to make sure your phone… Continue reading Things They Didn’t Tell Us: Recovering From Microaggressions

Makeup Microaggressions: Let Me Wear My Full-Face Makeup in Peace

 Student staff member, Samiksha Manjani, takes a deeper look at the impact of makeup microaggressions. I normally hate getting ready to go out with girls; or well, I hate putting on my makeup in front of other girls. Instead, I’ll put it on in my own house and then go to my friend’s house to… Continue reading Makeup Microaggressions: Let Me Wear My Full-Face Makeup in Peace