This has been a great semester. We hope you all have enjoyed all the conversations had and continue to read/ discuss with us! Thank you all for reading and engaging in conversation. It truly is important that as a feminist community, we have these conversations. Looking back, we have done our best to cover feminist events […]
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When I first started writing for ShoutOut, I was scared. I felt that because I barely knew anything about feminism, I was betraying my gender in a sense. I was surrounded by all of these other bloggers who seemed so confident in their feminist identity, whereas I didn’t feel like I was doing the feminist […]
Read More What I Learned In Feminism Class Is…
Hey friends today we are going to do a little bit of a #TBT which is excellent because it is actually Thursday (I have a problem with saying #TBT when it isn’t Thursday). We are going to talk about how I was a terrible feminist prior to college, and how I was still a bad […]
Read More The Journey
Hello, Shoutout! readers! If you’re reading as a JMU student, you know the semester is coming to a close, and you’re probably reading this telling yourself that this is a break from studying, but you’ve been online for like four hours.. (maybe that’s just what I do?) But the point is, this is my last […]
Read More Intersectionality, Classism, and Kanye West
High School Graduation. If you are lucky enough, you have been able to experience this monumental moment in your young adult life. When you have a diploma, when you know what it feels like to have earned something you worked so hard for. The day arrives, family and friends assemble. You put on your nice […]
Read More High School Graduation: Inclusive?
In the past couple of months it seems that PC Culture has been under attack by various media outlets and Presidential candidates. Politically correct or “PC,” according to Merriam-Webster, is “agreeing with the idea that people should be careful to not use language or behave in a way that could offend a particular group of people.” Sounds […]
Read More Is PC Culture Really “Destroying America”?
Hello Friends, The day has unfortunately come where I sadly have to formulate my thoughts into one last post. Read close to see my word vomit of feminist thoughts that I regretfully won’t be able to share with you in depth. When you think about feminism and gender equality, please don’t forget about those with […]
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State representative Stacey Newman of Missouri has introduced House Bill No. 1397. This bill is aimed to amend the way people in Missouri can obtain firearms. Finally, someone is attempting to have getting a gun just as difficult as getting an abortion. Newman stated, “Since Missouri holds the rank as one of the strictest abortion regulation […]
Read More Stacey’s Got It Goin’ On: House Bill No. 1397
This week I was in my Intercultural Communication class where two exec members from the JMU Feminist Collective came to speak. They talked about their club, the definition of feminism, and the different waves of feminism (this article defines them well). After speaking, they opened the class up for questions and comments. One of the […]
Read More An Opinion on the Fight for Rights in India
Okay. I’m about to brief you on some real bullshit. Recently White Student Unions have been appearing all over the nation. One of the first seemed to have originated in MIzzou. As you may know Mizzou and Yale have had a lot of racial tensions within their universities recently. There even have been a multitude of death threats on yik […]
Read More Are You Kidding? White Student Unions?