June 22, 2012 § Leave a comment
Shift Matters is a blog written by Kate Sackett about the current state of American culture, with a particular focus on gender and related topics. I am a recent graduate from a large public university with a bachelor’s degree in psychology, and I am interested in social justice issues, psychology, sociology, the media, and how discourse shapes perception.
I plan to discuss current events, intersections and intersectionality, reviews of movies/television/books, and personal experiences and dialogues around gender. The occasional picture of a dog standing on its hind legs while holding a purse may also surface…
Please leave comments/feedback/links whenever the mood strikes, as my purpose is not only to start dialogues with those around me but also with the online community.
This blog is my first concerted effort to publicly air my thoughts on gender and culture to shift popular norms and values as they continue to influence life in America today. Because shift matters.