Huffpost Women wrote an excellent article about how there has been a great number of progress within the feminist movement of getting men on board with the message, but that we have to continue the movement with them. Currently, we have been able to get men to understand the feminist movement by attaching acts of […]Read More Quick Hit: Close, But No Cigar
Last Tuesday night’s episode of The Daily Show made me want to marry Jon Stewart. Stewart devoted an extended-length segment of the show to highlight the media’s portrayal of women in politics. While emphasizing the sexism faced by female politicians, Stewart also shed light on the blatant double-standard shown in news coverage featuring male politicians. […]Read More Jon Stewart, Will You Marry Me?
Check out our feminist picks of the week! Xenawarriorprincess found this article, which demonstrates how studies have shown more women are taking action in their sex lives versus past generations. “Maybe we should change that one line: “First comes love, then comes marriage, then comes baby in a baby carriage” to something more real, like: “Thanks, contraceptives. […]Read More Sunday Night Spotlight
I am so thrilled that I learned about ShoutOut! JMU and had the opportunity to write alongside some truly amazing people this semester. I wanted to use one of my last posts to reflect on the semester and say thanks!Read More Quick Hit: My semester with ShoutOut!
**TRIGGER WARNING: Discussion of Sexual Assault** In honor of Sexual Assault Awareness Month, it’s quite common to see company-endorsed public service announcements tackling the issue of sexual assault this month. This past week, I had some business to take care of on an Army post, and I noticed the United States’ Army’s efforts to take […]Read More SHARP: Army Strong?
She handed me a cup, filled to the brim with overly sweet jungle juice that reeked of vodka. “Are you drunk?” She asked. I smiled and shook my head. “You will be soon!” It was my Sophomore year, and I still was unsure of the point of going to a party and getting drunk. Everyone […]Read More Anonymous Post: Queer Voices on Sexual Assault
If you know anything about me, you know I’m obsessed with Law and Order: Special Victims Unit. I watch it every day. In fact, right now I’m sick on my mom’s couch, and I’m on Cloud Nine because USA is hosting an SVU marathon today. This one is more than a marathon. It’s the #NoMore […]Read More Quick Hit: #NoMore