As I shuffled through Martin’s with my girlfriend stocking up on the usual essentials for the week I came across the pasta aisle. It has always been a necessary evil to stock up on pasta, especially on those nights when I remember the only thing I know how to cook is spaghetti with textured vegetable […]Read More Queer Pasta For All
As promised, I want to follow up my conversation regarding “Blurred Lines” from earlier this week. I think it’s safe to say I’ve exhausted the conversation from the rape vs. consent angle, so instead I want to focus on the popular rhetorical response to the song and video. This response takes the form of a […]Read More Blurred Lines of Interpretation, Part 2
Redheadfemme found two articles this week that she found to be pretty thought provoking! “I immediately clicked on this link because it involved Miley Cyrus and I think she is such a fascinating topic with everything she has been putting out. What interested me most about this particular article was that it provided feedback from the […]Read More Links Round Up
So this week, I got the job! I am now a student manager for one of the dining facilities on JMU’s lovely campus. I got the call on Thursday informing me that I received the position, and I was totally stoked. I was getting a raise of 3 dollars! Floating on a cloud, I called […]Read More He’s Happy for Me, But…
As I was browsing the Internet the other day I stumbled upon an article on Jezebel that caught my eye. The Real Housewives of New Jersey star, Melissa Gorges, has recently published her book, Love Italian Style, for feminists everywhere to cringe at the abundant examples of sexism, spousal abuse, and gender roles. Granted, I […]Read More Love Sexist Style
Okay so you have probably heard enough about Miley Cyrus, but it would be a shame for me to leave this video alone without pointing out the obvious. Beyond the chewing money, the kissing of dolls and the hot dog ravaging, there’s even a worse visual image that I must discuss. If you forward […]Read More Bodies Put on Display
As I was scrolling through my newsfeed on Facebook last week, I was tripped up by a link a friend posted claiming “Party School List puts consent on top?” I never expected a sentence to claim Playboy and consent together, so I clicked on the link eager to see what is was about. I was […]Read More Victoria’s Secret and Playboy Love Consent?!