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Tatyana Olal

Tatyana Olal is a graduate of Little Flower Academy, an all-girls high school, where she first developed her interest in gender and equality. During her studies of feminist theory, she found Patricia Hill Collins to be an inspiration because of her particularly interesting work on the interconnectedness of oppression. Tatyana is currently enrolled in the faculty of Arts at McGill University and plans to major in Psychology and English Literature.  




Vogue's June issue botches effort to show women as serious athletes

Olympic athletes Hope Solo and Serena Williams are pictured running on either arm of their fellow Olympian, Ryan Lochte, on the June cover of Vogue (U.S. edition) magazine.

Hunger Games spawns dystopian Barbie

Mattel Inc. recently released the newest addition to the Barbie family in response to the Hunger Games franchise: a Katniss Everdeen Barbie.