Author: Alyssa Barton

Deviled Egg: Fiction

He would not have been my first choice for a gecko. His skin was brown
and spotty, and his tail was crooked, like it had been broken and
never properly mended. When I first caught Deviled Egg, he was a
little thing. I had been trying for days, my heart set on having a

The Pink Tax

Are you a woman or identify as one? Do you buy products marketed towards women rather than men, like toiletries, clothes, and accessories? Are you aware of the significant price difference in “men’s” and “women’s” products? This price difference is known as the Pink Tax, and just like the name suggests, it refers to the

Clouds Review

This week I watched the new Disney movie Clouds, about a boy diagnosed with terminal cancer who decides to write an album with his best friend. Now, I could go on about how sweet, and heartwarming it was, how great it was that Disney is tackling some heavier topics, or the songs themselves, which are

Troubled Blood Review

J.K. Rowling’s new book, Troubled Blood, sparked much controversy in the transgender community. Having never read the book, I can’t speak on how it’s written or the content in it, but I can speak on its premise. According to the Washington Post “…Rowling has created a creepy serial killer who dresses in women’s clothes to