Hello, lovely readers! I bet you’re wondering where your daily dose of feminist critique has gone. Well, it’s our winter hiatus where we recharge those feminist batteries at home with friends and family so that we can come back better than ever next semester.
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Oxford Dictionaries has proclaimed the word of the year to be “selfies”. Selfies, or photos taken of the self usually on a cellphone for those who live under a rock, have taken over social media and are especially prevalent among women. Feminist blogs have been buzzing this week over whether selfies are empowering for women […]
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It’s officially December and holiday spirit is in the air. I have spent most this week listening to Christmas songs. I feel instantly happy listening to Feliz Navidad, I Want a Hippopotamus for Christmas (don’t judge), and many many others. One song that no matter how many times I listen to it, still gives me […]
Read More Baby it may be cold outside….. But it is CREEPY in here
Today I want to tell you the story about two individuals who started out as really good friends but ended up hating each other because of miscommunication and societal assumptions. Let me set the scene for you….
Read More Assuming Sexuality
As I wrap up another semester with ShoutOut!, I can’t help but reflect on how the past few months have continued to shape my journey with developing my feminism. I began this semester with a piece called “Feminist Girl Meets (Real) World”, where I discussed my first encounters with challenges to my feminism in the […]
Read More Calling upon the past to pave the way for the future
The Representation Project released a video Tuesday titled “How the Media Failed Women in 2013,” Which I hope you will all take the time to watch and heavily enjoy.
Read More We Have a Long Way to Go
Once I grew into my feminism I realized that the magazines that I consumed (Glamour, Cosmo, Lucky) were anything but promoting my ideals of how women should be seen and treated. Yet, I still wanted my magazines something quick and simple to read while taking some personal time. So, what is a social conscious feminist […]
Read More Forget Glamour Hand Me Bitch
“In light of the record-breaking opening of the female-led action film Hunger Games: Catching Fire this past weekend, the New York Film Academy decided to take a closer look at women in film and what, if any, advancements women are making. After reviewing the data, it is clear that Hollywood remains stuck in its gender bias.
Read More Gender Inequality in Film – An Infographic
Thanksgiving break is over, and similar to hearmeroar12, I have spent the past week stuffing my face with the glorious and mouth-watering dishes of my family’s cooking. I too have never felt so freaking FAT, however, I’m trying this new thing called Not Giving A Shit About What Society Thinks Of My Weight. I am […]
Read More Post-Thanksgiving Angst: A Response to “5 Reasons To Date A Girl With An Eating Disorder”
Going home for Thanksgiving always presents some kind of tension between my father and me and normally the tension is revolved around my hair.
Read More Your Hair is Breaking Out