Often, we focus on the benefits of feminism for women but don’t always see how others can benefit as well. Men involved in feminism not only support it because they recognizing everyone should be treated equally, but also helps to redefine gender norms for both femininity and masculinity. Vlogger Connor Manning talks about men and […]Read More Quick Hit: Why This Dude Needs Feminism
In writing yesterday’s post, I stumbled upon this article from The Daily Beast talking about Shailene Woodley’s remarks in a recent Time Magazine interview on why she doesn’t consider herself a feminist. When asked if she identified with feminism: No because I love men, and I think the idea of ‘raise women to power, take […]Read More Quick Hit: Shailene Woodley and the F-word
This past weekend I had the pleasure of taking part in a discussion of feminism with a large group of friends. The catch is this friend group consists entirely of Christian Hipsters who, for the most part, don’t know anything about feminism! How did this real-life, sitcom-like experience happen? All because a few of us […]Read More Education is Key: A Personal Narrative
After three semesters on the ShoutOut! blog–two of which were spent as Editor–I’ve learned quite a few things about myself and my feminism. I’ve experienced so much personal growth, and I feel the need to share some of my personal insights for anyone who needs a pick-me-up, a small dose of empowerment, or a gentle […]Read More Final Post: Imparting my Feminist Wisdom (?)
Is there a tension in using your purchasing power to buy your feminism? Check out this article to find out what researchers are saying. Below is a fascinating snippet from the post: Examples of “radically literal feminism” and “sexism-positive feminism” include GoDaddy’s Superbowl commercial, which features a female bodybuilder, and Snickers’ complimentary harassment commercial, respectively. Some beauty […]Read More #QuickHit: Using Feminism to Leverage Marketing Strategies
As out semester draws to a close, be sure to tune in for our last spotlight “hoorah.” As a fan of Audrey Hepburn, YourKnightinShiningTutu loved reading this article about her “hidden feminism” and how she actually did stand for more than simply style and fashion and implores you to likewise give this article on “The […]Read More Sunday Night Spotlight
Identity is important. Each of us as individuals, yearn to be recognized as a valuable part of society. We identify ourselves through our values, beliefs, and attitudes. Personally, I identify myself as female, a feminist, Duke Dog, and pug enthusiast. Society, however, tends to focus solely on categorizing our identities by our race, gender, or economical status. Unfortunately, […]Read More Quick Hit : Animated Short on Gender Recognition
Happy Birthday Audrey Hepburn! What would have been this icon’s 85th birthday today, Google has honored her with their Google drawing for the day: So I’m sure you’re wondering why does it matter that it’s Audrey Hepburn’s birthday today. Well, I guess it really doesn’t, but I thought what better way to end my semester […]Read More Quick Hit: Happy Birthday Audrey Hepburn and farewell ShoutOut! readers!
Graduation is just around the corner and for a senior like me that means the end of a lot of things, including the last time I will be posting as an official member on ShoutOut! The experiences and people I have met through this class/group has completely changed who I am and how I see […]Read More My Last Post
This audio recording of LA Clipper’s Owner Donald Sterling is almost too insane to believe. I feel like it can’t be real. The amount of racist comments that he said and the degrading of his girlfriend who is, in fact, mixed herself is appalling. At one point his girlfriend asks “Do you know that I’m […]Read More Quick Hit: Donald Sterling’s racist comments!