As a new semester of bloggers are about to join the ShoutOut legacy, I wanted to take the time to sit down with one of ShoutOut’s faculty advisors, Dr. Kathryn Hobson, talk about feminism, her personal experiences, and what advice she has for future bloggers! So, dive on in and get to know one of […]Read More Spotlight: An Interview with ShoutOut’s Dr. Hobson
In honor of a new semester just around the corner, I wanted to take the time to sit down with a senior JMU Women and Gender Studies (WGS) student, Melanie, to get her point of view on the WGS minor and her experience studying the variety of perspectives that exist within gender studies. Here’s how […]Read More An Interview with a Graduating WGS Student
As we close out this semester, I would like to personally say goodbye to ShoutOut! It has been an amazing experience being Editor of ShoutOut! since last fall. I would like to thank all the amazing bloggers for dedicating their time and energy into the blog. The bloggers have done an amazing job at producing […]Read More Goodbye!
As we approach the holiday season, it won’t be long until The Bachelor returns to television screens on January 2nd. The premise of the show: an eligible and seemingly “perfect” bachelor selects his wife out of twenty-five possible love interests who are trying to catch his attention. In its twenty seasons running, however, only three […]Read More Smell the Roses: The Influence of The Bachelor on Young Relationships
A while back I wrote a post theorizing about how abortion bans can in fact be used as means of control by State Governments in terms of perpetuating poverty and income inequality, and thus consolidating elitist control State citizens. Since that post, a recent bill has been passed by the Ohio Legislature which essentially restricts […]Read More How Abortion Bans Promote Elitism (Part 2)
Flickr Image This weeks post is an interview on feminism with Dr. Jennifer Connerley. Dr. Connerley is an adjunct professor at, yours truly, James Madison University. To say that she is an intelligent woman wouldn’t do her justice. She is bold, brilliant, soft spoken, a professor of unique style and dress, and an absolute expert […]Read More You never know who could be a feminist: An Interview with My Feminist Professor
This Thanksgiving was very different from all of the other past Thanksgivings that I have had. For the first time, my family decided to talk about politics, specifically focusing on this past election. However, instead of talking about the possible political consequences of our newly elected president, my family spoke about the impact that […]Read More There Will Always Be Hope!