When your school hosts a women’s leadership conference, you shed a few tears of joy, wonder how you got so lucky, and pray you can will yourself to get up at the unearthly time of 7:30 a.m. to make it. That is, at least, the range of emotions I felt when signing up for James […]Read More Golden Nuggets Found at JMU Women in Leadership Conference
As February comes to an end, I find myself reflecting on the evolving and crucial role that Black History Month continues to play in America. The month kicked off with Clueless star, Stacey Dash, proclaiming that “there shouldn’t be a Black History Month.” This statement, in combination with the disproportionate amount of backlash that Beyoncé has received, […]Read More In Celebration of Black History Month
Hello ShoutOuters! It’s time for your weekly dose of Feminist news (in case you missed out on some). Here we go! #FreeKesha This hashtag blew up the Internet, and rightly so. Popstar Kesha was denied the right to record songs outside of her contract with Sony during the suit she filed against her producer Dr.Luke, […]Read More Your Weekly Dose
If you haven’t read part 1 click here. This will not make sense if you haven’t read it! Quick disclaimer: I hold these beliefs but in no way am forcing them on the reader. My desire is to express what I believe and provide clarity to any intrigued mind concerning feminism and the Bible. We […]Read More Biblical Feminism Part 2
I was thinking of what to write this post about, and while researching I came across a website. The site discusses “Post-Abortion Syndrome” and its symptoms. Now, the (dot)org and fancy title may throw you off, but this “Post-Abortion Syndrome” is not a medical issue recognized by the American Psychological Association. In fact, most women […]Read More The Myth of “Post-Abortion Syndrome” Hurts Women
This winter break I came home to a new home. One with a mom whom I love and her boyfriend whom is kind and we are er- pals. I walked into the house and straight to the kitchen because yes, that is what I do before I embrace others or plop down on the ground […]Read More Living With a Trump Supporter (And Those With Conflicting Ideologies)
Hey friends, instead of crafting a cheeky introduction to kick off this week’s blog topic, I’ve decided to skip right to the part where I begin ranting uncontrollably. Cool? Cool. Here’s what’s been on my mind for the past few days: Kesha’s court case. For those of you who are unfamiliar with the basics of […]Read More Kesha’s case matters a lot more than you might think.