I think I had to close with the words of these feminist giants because at the end of the day that’s what our blog itself is built on. Thanks for the memories, ShoutOut! JMU.Read More So Long, ShoutOut!
“The ability to take on and peel off the parts of Black culture that you like at will is exactly what is meant by the term “white privilege.” And while culture sharing is fine, white people have proven that they have a problem sharing. White people don’t share. They take over. They colonize. They claim […]Read More Thee Culture Vultures
Does anyone else continue to see the good in people even when all they ever show you is the bad? Just me, oh okay. Sometimes I wish I was able to see through the bullsh*t in the beginning because it would save me from a lot of heartache in the end. It took me so […]Read More Thee Good Hearted Woman
“Do you masturbate?” Three words simple, answer, but why is it that some women in 2020 still feel shameful answering the question? Self pleasure, flicking the bean, self love and whatever else you want to call it all come back to the “M” word, oh yes the “M” word. In our society today Masturbation isn’t […]Read More Girls Just want to have fun (with themselves)
Hello, my sweets ;). It’s been a looooong year. Hopefully, you have some sanity intact as it nears its close. I am barely gripping mine, so I hope I am as worse as it gets. But Imma cut to the chase; this is the last blog post that you’ll see from @metaphysicalmewtwo. For all of […]Read More Peace & Blessings: Because I Love You
“But among you there must not be even a hint of sexual immorality, or of any kind of impurity, or of greed, because these are improper for God’s holy people”. (Ephesians 5:3) Hello, and welcome to Catholic School, teaching kids the importance safe sex one day at a time. I went to Catholic school for […]Read More “Amen” to no sex ed?
This semester is definitely one for the books. JMU’s first completely online semester. While some students had in person classes, the majority of us have been sitting in bed logging into zoom a couple of times a week. This is also my first semester taking communication classes for my major. While I have learned a […]Read More What ShoutOut! means to me as a straight white guy
Most of us learned internalized misogyny at home from our mothers and grandmothers, not men.Read More Internalized Misogyny has Maternal Roots
“Representative Yoho called me, and I quote, ‘A fucking bitch.’”Read More Amazing AOC
Roe V. Wade. The case that has shaped abortion law in america since January 22, 1973. Before this case, women had to have doctors approval to get abortions, and in some states, like Texas, where this case originated, abortion was illegal unless the doctor thought it would save the woman’s life. Sarah R. Weddington argued […]Read More Will Roe v. Wade Hold Up Against Newest Conservative Supreme Court Justice?
Contemplations on sensuality, sexuality, and the erotic.Read More Twerk to Heal
Ladies, why are we at war with each other? Lets talk about why we’re stronger together, and shouldn’t let men drive us apart.Read More The Boy Is Mine.
A story about a girl who realizes the importance for women and others to get their voices heard.Read More Give Voice to The Women
Well known actor Elliot Page came out as transgender on his social media as of December 1st. Elliot currently stars in the hit show “Umbrella Academy” and received major fame from the film “Juno.” This brave announcement was released on their instagram and received feedback from almost 3 million people on the account. The letter […]Read More Elliot Page Comes Out as Transgender: Sparks the Conversation on Proper Pronouns
President Biden came in to office with the right goal in mind. Diversify the people in power!! For far too long we have had too many old white men in power making decisions for a country of people that were much more diverse. With Biden as the new president-elect he is starting to try and […]Read More Meet Your Bank Account’s New Dream Team: Biden’s Picks for Economic Recovery
Believe it or not, they often *can* be productive!Read More Tips For Having Productive Political Conversations
Because caring for your mental health can be tricky enough without the presence of a global pandemic.Read More Mental Health in the Age of COVID-19
The Matriarch and Family Traditions With the holidays approaching, I think it’s time we give our matriarchs their flowers (that are long overdue). The planning and gathering for the holidays are most likely dominated by the women. The kitchen holds no place for the patriarchy. The matriarch (which I will refer to from now on […]Read More Just Like Ma’s Cooking
Have you ever been on your period and thought about what a luxury it is to have it? No? Me neither. So why is it that the products used to help us get through the monthly not-so-luxurious week are considered “luxury products”? It also goes far beyond just period products- body wash, razors, clothing. All […]Read More It’s Time to Pass By the Pink Tax
JMU prides themselves on diversity, inclusion, and community. But, are these claims that they pride themselves on really true?Read More Does JMU really accommodate to everyone?
We need to put an end to this…Read More Virgin-Shaming
I have loved to write, read, and research since I was a little girl. I would spend hours contemplating career paths: botanist, doctor, artist, designer, and writer. My dreams were big and limitless and no one told me what I could or couldn’t achieve. My mom always encouraged me to pursue writing because of the […]Read More Remember Who TF You Are
11/16 NewsRoom, the last and the latest !Read More From the Living Room, To the Newsroom
Let’s talk about Witchcraft! This topic may be iffy for many people, but I think there needs to be more conversations about it. I think it is such an exciting concept. Unfortunately, I feel like different faiths and practices were never brought up in school. Therefore, many people like me are only exposed to the […]Read More Finding Myself Spiritually
I’ve realized something about myself – well no, that isn’t quite right. I’ve actually always known this about myself, being as I have been a passive person since birth. Quiet and reserved when I shouldn’t be, and too loud and involved at the wrong times, my social life has always been a bit complicated. Social […]Read More Speaking Your Mind: An Introvert’s Guide to Social Injustice
Addressing the sexist questions female celebrities are askedRead More Why So Sexist?
In this post, we discuss the harmful effects of the male gaze shown in the media. How does it affect our self-image and identity?Read More The Male Gaze and Its Harmful Effects
As my calendar switched from Halloween to November 1st, I said goodbye to spooky season and hello to its-basically-christmas month. On that same day, my family group message was lighting up as it usually does with the topic of the day and my brother mentioned how he will continue growing out his mustache for the […]Read More No Shave November From the Female Perspective
Kamala Harris has made history. And she is a queen for it.Read More THE QUEEN HERSELF HAS DONE IT
After a week full of stress and anxiety following the 2020 election, let’s chat about it.Read More Welcome Folx to the Biden Administration.
Here is our October newsroom round up! Learn more about local, international, and national news here.Read More Newsroom Round Up
A few weeks ago, in our class’ Newsroom, I had the opportunity to talk about the Feminist movement in Mexico, specifically the Black Block group. Years of violence and injustice against women has led to the moment where Mexican women took over a Human Rights Commission Building. One of the leaders of the takeover is […]Read More The International Battle for Abortion
Women in politics, Women in Congress. “The Squad” gets reelected. Read more…Read More Ready or Not Here Comes The Squad
Today is the day that will make history. I don’t know about anyone else, but I have been dreading this day. I have been seeing multiple things on tik tok and Twitter about how scared people are at this time. With everything that has been going on, it has taken a toll on my mental […]Read More The Tolls of the Polls: Election Day and Mental Health
It’s time to accept women’s different modes of expressionRead More Tattoos & Colorful Hair
Now that spooky season just passed us, let’s not have it spook us up mentally through the holidays. Findings have shown that suggest people feel more stress, anxious, and depressed in the period between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day. The holiday season can be a tremendously stressful time for many individuals who are struggling with […]Read More Spooky Season Is Over, Let’s Stir Away From The Holiday Blues
Most of us who frequent tiktok know the audio that essentially says, “You have to start romanticizing your life… you have to start believing you’re the main character…” and so forth. I never really related to the audio and thought a lot of the toks folx were posting with the audio in the background were […]Read More “Piss On The Floor” Mentality
A brief preface: Hello reader, this post will be featuring two of my fellow bloggers and friends, @thequeertexan and @theehotgirl, as we read Amy Phony Coney Barrett for filth, but also grip with the reality that us and many Americans may be facing in leui of her confirmation Monday. So, here are our thoughts: @thequeertexan: […]Read More Three Homeskillets on the Mess That is Amy Coney Barrett
Sit only for a moment. Take some time to understand yourself. PAUSE.Read More “God Bless Those 20somethins'”
Has “simp” become the new term to discourage men from being respectful and caring?Read More WELCOME TO SIMP NATION.
Therapy has helped millions of people all around the world. But why do we still talk about it like some secret, and why are there so many stigmas around it?Read More Therapy…Let’s Talk About it.
What you’ve learned as biology may not be scientifically true after all. Learn more about the myths of sex/gender differences in this resource-packed blog!Read More You’ve Been Lied to:The Myths of Sex and Gender
Coming out as myself, for myself. My personal take on this lifelong process that is coming out to yourself and possibly the world around you.Read More Coming Out as Myself
Here’s a little opening rhyme for you, my lovely sweet dimes: I’m here to give you the raunchiest post on this side of Shoutout. No shade to my fellow bloggers, but feel free to pout. Recklessness is my game, and I will showcase it without shame. I’m here to do it with style and grace. […]Read More THE ART OF READING TO ALL MY LIL HEATHENS
(Not Just After 5:00 PM)Read More Comfortable in the Skin I’m in
Dress for yourself
It’s just fabric after all
The benefits that come with attending a “Predominantly White Institution” outweigh the costs or at least that is what I tell myself everyday when I wake up. However, sometimes it is hard to remember this when I am walking around campus or I am in class and I see very few people that look like […]Read More Thee Angry Black Woman
I, like many other people in the world, have a parent in the military. My dad is a Marine and growing up I was so proud of that. I spent seven years in Okinawa, Japan surrounded by kids just like me and we all felt so lucky to live the lives that we did and […]Read More A Military Child’s View on the Military