Author: Stacee Broden

K.LEVY Movement: Promoting Change for the Greater Good

“Uplift … Inspire … Motivate … Empower.” K. Levy Movement Knowledgeable Leaders Evolving as Victorious Youth In a world where so many work hard to fit in, there are very few who work even harder to stand out. Kaelan “K. Levy” Levy is a 21-year-old recording artist who is using his platform to lead today’s youth by example. In this video, K. Levy shares his aspirations as he takes this journey to encourage youth to stand out and to let their talents be their privilege in society. #KLEVYmovement Video produced and edited by Stacee Broden | @staceeinc_ “The personal...

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The Power of Knowledge

Sexuality can be described as the emotional, romantic, and sexual attractions one feels toward another. Heterosexuality, the most accepted identification, reflects a male being attracted to a female and vice versa. Homosexuality, often unaccepted, reflects attraction between two males or two females. The personal is political is a phrase that implies that all decisions, thoughts, and mere being of individuals are products of societal forces. This concept effects people both directly and indirectly, as my experiences have taught me. If one chooses to oppose the LGB and Queer communities, the personal is political concept suggests that person’s oppositional position...

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Digital Communication and Gender Definitions

Digital Communication When talking about new technology, the most standout component today is digital communication. Social media is the most prevalent technological intervention in today’s society; and thus, it is responsible for the most powerful movements in society. Others include digital journalism and televised programs, which also impact societal beliefs that define gender, especially being a woman. How the Media Defines Being a Woman Most often, women are portrayed negatively in the media. The images and words used send messages that define being a woman through a male gaze lens, emphasizing femininity and enforcing socially constructed gender roles. Male...

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The Personal Construction of Self

The “personal is political” is a phrase that when dissected means that personal decisions are not essentially personal. It suggests that what people assume to be personal decisions are actually decisions influenced more heavily by political and societal pressures than real personal thought processes. This is an important concept to understand as it relates directly the trends and stereotypes that society normalizes for people over time. Society grows comfortable with normalizing these traditions, and people conform their ways to basically avoid rejection if they behaved otherwise. So many people are afraid of change, but another crucial point the phrase...

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