Since Stonewall, the LGBT community has gone through a lot with the help of solidarity, awareness, and support from other groups. This has been beneficial overall to the community as it has become more inclusive to validate the existence of gender identities in the 21st century as well as provoke legal protection for those in … Continue reading Has Technology Weakened our sense of Community?
We have all heard of sports but there has been a constant rise of online video gaming called "E-Sports". For those who may not be athletically blessed, E-Sports provides the opportunity to people to showcase their skill, dexterity, and intellect to win games instead. One of the other nice things about E-Sports is that there is a competitive … Continue reading Elitism in E-Sports
Gay dating as never been a strong suit of mine. In fact, dating overall has been awful for me, not because the relationships themselves are inherently bad but because there always seems to be this miscommunication in queer dating. The miscommunication was misplaced gratitude towards at least one of us in the relationship. This miscommunication … Continue reading Dating and Misplaced Gratitude
Given the climate of the political world currently, it can come off frustrating to some when the topic of political activism arises. First, it is distressing because it is difficult to find where to start. You cannot just walk into the street and scream for a change. It just does not work that way. Second, … Continue reading Political Activism and Intersectionality
The past couple days have been long. Our editorial team has been in Baltimore since Wednesday for the American Philosophical Association which concluded earlier this afternoon. Though I did not make it to all the sessions that I wanted to, I still managed to sit in a couple that were particularly profound. I had the … Continue reading Post-Thoughts From the APA
It has been an odd phenomenon that there were artifacts or possessions that defined someone's societal worth. In the feudal times, it was titles of nobility and occupation mixed with some ancient relic that contributed to man's reputation. In contemporary times, it has manifested itself within the incubation of consumerism. Nothing in its own origin … Continue reading Society and Artifacts
The LGBT community emphasizes on trying to be a community. Since Stonewall, the community has moved forward in this by creating LGBT-friendly spaces. Spaces like these in the 80's were locations like bathhouses and underground bars, which gave an outlet for queer people to be themselves without the face of discrimination. Since then, a phenomenon … Continue reading LGBT and Dichotomy Identities
This is my very first post. Welcome to Jules of Mind authored by your's truly, Julian Schock. I started this blog in attempts to share the chain of thoughts that go through my head and to help connect dots in the phenomenon of society through casual philosophy. I'm no ground breaking thinker but I believe … Continue reading Greetings!