Hello Readers! I am so excited to be writing for ShoutOut! I wanted to start my first post with something personal to me that I think finally has an outlet. I have not told this story to many people and one of our fellow bloggers tohellwithsugarandspice gave me the idea to speak out when she […]
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Apparently the New York Times fashion column has decided to write a lovely article about female shaving in the bikini line region. Thank goodness; it’s about time I find out whether or not getting a Brazilian is out of style… maybe I can look like celebrities Cameron Diaz and Gaga (just to drop a few […]
Read More Quick Hit: Hair Down There?!
Hey there readers! Redheadfemme is back for this semester and I am so excited to continue exploring feminism through blogging! As the semester progresses, I’d like to focus my posts on body confidence and media’s negative influence on women’s self-esteem. The other day I was scrolling through my Instagram newsfeed and I noticed a particular […]
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Genre-bending. Revolutionary. Provocative. Fearless. Mustaches. These words are the first of many that pop into my head when I hear the name “CocoRosie.” CocoRosie, music duo formed by sisters Sierra and Bianca Casady, is known for its boundary-pushing and groundbreaking music. The Casady sisters have broken every rule in the book since they hit the […]
Read More Slapping a Mustache on the Music World
*TRIGGER WARNING* Last semester I delved into my own thoughts about anti-rape underwear being marketed towards individuals worried about random encounters in unsafe situations. You can view my thoughts here. Just recently, Amulya Sanagavarapu, a student at the University of Waterloo, has put together a kickstarter campaign promoting her new line of consent-themed underwear.
Read More Quick Hit: Consent Panties?
As I notice sexist language and jokes throughout the day, I never thought I would see something like this! My friend recently sent this remote to me after a discussion we had in one of my classes about sexist jokes. He said that he never really thought about sexist jokes and the negative impact they […]
Read More Quick Hit: Let’s talk about sexist objects!!
Just recently, Cosmopolitan released an article that caused quite a stir. My Facebook newsfeed was blowing up with heated discussion for the entire week that it was published, and with good reason. In one of their most recent issues, Cosmo put out an article about Robyn Lawley and her swimwear clothing line. The magazine labeled […]
Read More Quick Hit: Plus Size Model Caused a PLUS-SIZE Controversy
WTF?!? There are many problems with this ad even if this bra never becomes an actuality. I just have a few questions for this ad.
Read More Quick Hit: This Bra Though…….
Not only did Beyoncé Knowles-Carter create a media frenzy when she “out of the blue” dropped her latest album with no PR, advertisement or prior announcements (which no other artist had done before), but also through the specific feminist thoughts her lyrics spoke and continue to speak. Although there has been much controversy over some […]
Read More Beyonce, Queen Bey, Yonce, Feminist.
Have you heard about what’s going on with mannequin’s these days? Probably not, since I assume most of you have better things to do than staying up to date with what’s going on in the plastic body world, and no I’m not talking about Hollywood. Anyway, there has been this sudden increase of using mannequin […]
Read More Quick Hit: Mannequin’s Are A-Changing