The New Feminist Wave… of Pornography

Erika Lust is an adult cinema director and writer out of Barcelona, Spain. She entered the film industry to kick misogynistic, hyper-masculine, heteronormative ass, and she’s doing just that. What are she, her films, and her brand known for? Representation of body types, races, genders, and other demographics Sex for female pleasure, from the female […]

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Two Dope Queens

What is up my favorites femmes?!!! Your girl SheFire is sad to say that this will be my final blog post as a writer for ShoutOut! this semester and per fabulous feminist style, I will be using my final post to talk about two even more fantastic feminists by the names of Jessica Williams and […]

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Men Explain Things to Me

The spring semester may be coming to a close but don’t worry the good ol’ feminist fight will continue on.  If you’re interested in reading more feminist dialogue, I HIGHLY recommend reading Men Explain Things to Me by Rebecca Solnit. The rest of the novel highlights how throughout a woman’s life they are taught to […]

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The Clothesline Project

Every year James Madison University hosts “The Clothesline Project” somewhere on campus. The event is put on to bring attention to how prevalent sexual assault is on college campuses as well as at home. I’ve been to the event a few times during my college career, but every year it hits home a little harder. […]

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Project Condom

Project Condom was hosted last week by JMU Feminist Collective. Full disclosure, I am an executive board member, but let me tell y’all what went down. To give some background: Project Condom is an event sponsored by One Condom where, like Project Runway, people have to make outfits as a challenge. This challenge is that […]

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Who is Karena Evans?

Here’s a fact: the world gets better when women thrive. When our mothers, sisters, and girl friends do well, society improves. When women get involved in male-dominated industries, things change— new perspectives are seen and women feel themselves being represented. The music industry has recently been representational of both males and females when it comes […]

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Feminist News

Another busy week kept you from the newsfeed? Don’t worry, I got you covered. Here’s what happened this week: [CN: violence, SA] Donald Trump is sending the National Guard to the Texas/Mexico border. He also wants immigration policy to change from “catch and release” to capture and detain. Great, now we’re holding people indefinitely because […]

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