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Bianca Bitches: Access to abortions

Bianca Martinez, Freelance Writer

May 16, 2019

Heart beat laws and abortions bans like the one passed most recently in Georgia should never be allowed to pass as they are inhumane, not only for the women in need of the abortion but for the zygote, or in some cases, embryo, gestating within her body. If life starts with a heartbeat, then why didn't those in favor of those laws exhibit the same...

Bianca Bitches: Celebrate cultural diversity

Bianca Martinez

May 2, 2019

Muslim model Halima Aden not only made the cover of the always creepily anticipated Sports Illustrated swimsuit edition but headlines as the first cover model to wear a hijab and burkini, and the cultural diversity train must not stop there.April 29 marked another win for body and cultural diversity, but let us not be dissuaded by imminent racist an...

Bianca Bitches: festival fun for all

Bianca Martinez

April 10, 2019

Coachella season is finally upon us, April 12 marks the start of the onslaught of “basic bitch” Instagram posts featuring thin women in their best festival looks.But why should festival fashion only be designated and designed for those that society has deemed aesthetically and essentially sexually pleasing?Take a memo, festival fashion designer...

Bianca Bitches: Tit tit hooray

Bianca Martinez

March 7, 2019

Women should not be shamed for their breast size, or even lack thereof. Whether she is a member of the itty bitty titty committee, has big ol’ titties or doesn’t possess any due to a medical procedure or awaiting a medical procedure, she is still a human being that deserves respect.Festival season is just around the corner, which means wome...

Bianca Bitches: we are people, not sexual property

Bianca Martinez

February 26, 2019

Men and women were not created to be lusted after or put on a scale dictating how sexually attractive they are.It’s not like our parents took inventory of each other’s bodies in the talking stages of their relationships to see what their future children would like.Your mom didn’t walk up to your dad and ask for his shoe size becaus...

Bianca Bitches: Do’s and dont’s of V-Day

Bianca Martinez, Freelance Writer

February 13, 2019

Individuals are scurrying about to find mediocre presents to give their mates. Single people are shouting, “I don’t need anybody, I love myself” in a drunken, embittered manner in some dingy bar. Those in the friendzone are rejected yet again because the other person has the balls to lead them on and not properly explain their intent on...

Bianca Bitches: Guide to a new you for the new year

Bianca Martinez, Editor-in-chief

December 4, 2018

The time has come for me to bid you all adieu, for now, whether you adored my column, tolerated, loathed or happened to read it on Reddit. But as they say, you can’t leave without having one more for the road, so here’s one more column of me giving you advice you didn’t ask for on a topic you didn’t get to pick. As the new year approaches,...

Bianca Bitches: Celebrate a woman’s success, don’t degrade it

Photo credit: Carlos Ruiz & Carlos Martinez

Bianca Martinez, Editor-in- Chief

November 14, 2018

GQ’s latest magazine cover has proven that a woman’s accomplishment can never be celebrated for what it is: her accomplishment. There...

Bianca Bitches: Practice what isn’t preached in mainstream media

Bianca Martinez, Editor-in-Chief

November 7, 2018

With witchcraft hitting the mainstream hard by becoming the plotline for shows such as “The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina” and “Charmed,” a lot of impressionable viewers may feel compelled to practice a little magic themselves. Everyone is allowed to practice whichever religion they wish, however, they should not go based off religions depicted...

Everyone should be able to dress sexy without harrassment

Photo credit: Carlos Ruiz

Bianca Martinez, Editor-in-Chief

October 24, 2018

It’s Halloween night, you are at a party, you have some crappy flat beer in a red Solo cup, you are dressed as something culturally...

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