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
I can’t tell you how many times I’ve gotten emails from campus police or the local police department of reported sexual assaults, and not until recently did I ever stop and think about how common situations like those are in the world that I live in; college. College is a world that is short-lived compared […]Read More College…and rape.
Before I really start off this post, I would like to say that my experiences with dating heterosexual men does not, repeat, does not represent all men who fall under that label. I am only speaking from my lived experience, so please do not be offended. With this being said, I’ve wanted to write about […]Read More Dating a Straight Guy Blues
There are so many powerful ways to express and depict feminism. One of my personal favorites is through art work because it can take on so many meanings for the artist and the viewer. Art is personal, touching and powerful. I wanted to share the artwork of one of my dear friends, Shelby, who has […]Read More Feminism in Art
This week has been an exciting week for JMU Alum and recording artist, Russell Wagoner. He has been spending the week doing radio shows, performing at events, getting featured in the breeze, and is wrapping up the week with a listening party and performance tonight at the Artful Dodger from 5-7pm! I’m sure you are […]Read More Artist to Watch: Russell Wagoner
Did you know April is National Poetry Month? To celebrate, Ms. Magazine has chosen five pieces by feminist poets to feature each week for the whole month. If you are like me, you probably enjoy both poetry and feminism, so you should totally check these out.Read More Quick Hit: Feminist Poetry for National Poetry Month
So a lot of folks were excited to attend Safe Ride’s Annual He and She pageant on Wednesday! As they should have been. Judging by the the contestants photos, it was most definitely shaping up to be a great event. SafeRides is also a wonderful organization! The work they do on campus is unique, necessary […]Read More HE and ZE: SafeRides and Gender Exclusion