I am a follower of Jesus. Some may refer to me as a Christian, I prefer Jesus-follower although I do not shy away from the implications that come with being called a Christian. As a follower of Jesus I have dedicated the entirety of my life to knowing him, serving him, loving like him, being […]Read More Biblical Feminism Part 1
Sexual assault is something people don’t like talking about. It’s not a fun or nice topic. But the fact is that 1 in 5 women and 1 in 71 men will be raped at some point in their lives and 1 in 2 transgendered individuals will be sexually abused or assaulted at some point in […]Read More Sexual Assault: Let’s Get Some Things Straight
What’s up guys? Have you been keeping up with the news this week? Well let me tell you somethin’…some shit’s going down. Politics The Planned Parenthood in Colorado Springs re-opened its doors this week after the deadly shooting back in November. Even after tragedy, PP continues to provide its much-needed services. After Supreme Court Justice […]Read More The 411 from your Funky Fresh Feminists
The other day I was asked to share three aspects of my life that I think contribute to my overall personality. So, after taking a quick inventory of my noggin, I came up with three distinct, pretty odd-ball qualities: I’m a hard-core equality lovin’, female powered feminist (obvi) I’ll eat anything if it’s smothered in […]Read More Lucilleontheball, you’ve got some splainin’ to do!
This ShoutOut! is dedicated to the Board of Education in Henrico County- perpetuating the current system of inequality and hence making our generation’s students even more ignorant by the school day! Recently, a video was presented to students as part of a first-ever Black History Month program at Glen Allen High School in Henrico County, […]Read More Henrico County’s Censorship: Kids, it’s OK to be Ignorant
On February 25th, Shout Out is sponsoring a reading of “A Memory, A Monologue, A Rant and A Prayer: Writings To Stop Violence Against Women and Girls” by Eve Ensler and Mollie Doyle. We will have faculty and students participating in the reading. This event is a part of a global initiative to acknowledge and bring awareness to discrimination […]Read More Shout Out’s 2016 V-Day Event: Reading of A Memory, A Monologue, A Rant and A Prayer
Today we’re going to talk about fleshlights. If you’re not familiar with the instrument, please read up here. Particularly, I want to talk about an article I read regarding fleshlights featured on the “Dazed and Confused Magazine” digital website. This site usually offers interesting social and artistic commentaries. However, I was thoroughly disappointed with a recent […]Read More Fleshlights and Sexual Shaming
It’s that time of the year again! Tax season! Oh, wait–I mean Valentine’s Day. Jokes aside, I am not all that much of a cynic about this holiday. I mean who doesn’t love candy and stuffed bears? So, here it is. The big day. Whether you’re single, hanging out with friends, visiting family, or cuddled […]Read More Celebrate V-Day the Pro-Choice Way
Ladies, we know about the friend that arrives every 28 days. This little friend that seems to defy the human body by bleeding for a week and we stay alive. We hate this friend, but we have to welcome it, I mean it’s biology. This friend is our period. Recently, there seems to have been […]Read More Empowering. The. Period.
Like most other college students I have an unapologetic obsession for Netflix. If I have free time you’ll most likely find me swaddled in a cocoon of blankets, inhaling handfuls of Swedish Fish, and sobbing over literally every episode of Parenthood (my new fav show). However, over the past week there’s been only one show on […]Read More Top Four Effed Up Problems Facing Female Prisoners