Tweets, Snap Stories, Sex Crimes?!

Celebrity nude leaks, sex tape scandals, revenge porn, oh my! We hear about or see these things being publicized and we have a knee-jerk reaction that tells us there’s something not okay about this. If we’re a little more informed about consent and digital media, then we know that these aren’t just mere invasions of […]

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Bazaar’s “Why I Wear the Exact Same Thing to Work Every Day”

This post was written by former ShoutOut blogger SpongebobBloggerpants ! Enjoy: Matilda Kahl of Harper’s Bazaar magazine recently wrote an enlightening piece about why she chooses to leave creativity behind when it comes to her professional wardrobe. After years of frustration and daily morning struggles, Kahle finally opted to dress in a simple “uniform” of a […]

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Break the Silence

“Rape is about power, not regretted sex” – Wagatwe Wanjuki Take Back the Night provided an impactful and educational take on sexual violence and prevention within our culture. In a room full of survivors and allies, a feeling of togetherness swept the air. On Tuesday, April 7th, 2015, Take Back the Night brought together individuals […]

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Feminism is Love

While reading bell hooks’ (yes, lowercased) Feminism for Everybody, I was really struck by an excerpt from the chapter “To Love Again: The Heart of Feminism”. Although the chapter relates to how relationships and feminism should intertwine, hooks portrays feminism to be a loving philosophy. The excerpt states: “When we accept that true love is […]

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Out On Campus

As a cis-gendered woman, when I’m walking around campus any day of the week, I don’t usually think about how it could feel different if I identified as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, or any other identity not included in the Gender Binary we’re used to. On Wednesday, April 8th, I attended the Out On […]

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Madison Equality Presents: Brian Sims

Last night, I had the pleasure of listening to the amazing Brian Sims speak. Brian Sims was the first and only openly gay football team captain in NCAA history as well as the first openly gay representative of the Pennsylvania General Assembly. He currently represents Pennsylvania’s 182nd district, located in central Philadelphia. He was elected to […]

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