Courtney Lowry

Courtney Lowry is a recent graduate from SCAD Atlanta with a BFA in Photography. Her writing touches based on issues other shy away from such as black rights, womens rights, and mental health stigmas. Instagram: @courtneyllowry

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Zoe Kravitz Will Not Be Your Stereotypical Angry Black Woman in 'Big Little Lies'
2 months ago
HBO’s pro-feminist chilling series Big Little Lies premiered it’s second season last night. Buzz created from the guest-appearance of iconic actress Meryl Streep from last night’s premiere was still e...
In Light of Lorena, There's Still a Promotion of Abusive Men
6 months ago
This week, I engaged myself in the four hour-long episodes that chronicled the case of Lorena and John Wayne Bobbit. I had little to no knowledge of what their case was about, other than the obvious r...
Menstruation Isn't Taboo, Period
7 months ago
Shark Week. Monthly Gift. Crimson Tide. No matter what you call menstruation, it happens. Though there’s such a harsh stigma around bleeding every month that people are afraid to talk about it. Why? Media shows us that having a period has to be secretive event, and it would be a sin if everyone knew about it. From ads promoting “discreet pads” equipped with cotton wrappers to cringey scenes in movies where a father is faced with the task of buying pads for his daughter, it sparks insecurity and ...
Feeling Empowered and Letting Go
8 months ago
When I first heard Ariana Grande’s "Thank U, Next" I teared up. It wasn’t her paying homage to Mac Miller or her optimistic outlook on marriage that caused the waterworks. Instead it was the lines, “B...