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    Ratched: Sarah Paulson Dazzles as a Villainous Angel of Mercy

    In The Merchant of Venice, Shakespeare famously states that ‘the quality of mercy is not strained’. In Ratched, Ryan Murphy strains just how far the quality of mercy can reach. Nurse Ratched is a character whose name strikes fear into many people’s hearts. She is a symbol associated with the dispassionate mental health system, a […] More

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    Rosa Diaz, Pride, and Me

    I have always had an ambivalent relationship with Pride. For me, Pride is not about “rainbow-washing” our streets, with companies slapping an LGBT+ flag on their products and calling it a day. Even as an out-and-proud lesbian, I’ve struggled when attending Pride parades as it is easy to feel lost within a crowd. For me, […] More