Hear us Roar

Since the #MeToo  and #TimesUp movements began, they have sparked a wave of women speaking out against abusers, harsher punishments for said abusers and a string of Media coverage, all focused on removing the filter over sexual assault and harassment and portraying it for what it truly is. There has been change in the world […]

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Five Easy Steps to Healing

A few weeks ago, I attended a Healing, Pleasure and Sex After Trauma workshop hosted by Sarah Brynn Holiday. I wanted to write a post about it, but I wasn’t entirely sure how to go about it. Should I stick to the usual layout and just describe the event and how it helped me think […]

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Women in Power

  As sort of a ~part 2~ to my last post, I’d like to dive deeper into women in positions of power. We all know the female boss stigma. She’s not a leader, she’s a bitch. She’s not smart, she’s a know-it-all. Let’s face it—women (and people of color) in leadership positions have always been […]

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ShoutOut Applications are HERE!

Calling all writers, advocates, and feminist leaders! ShoutOut is now accepting applications for next semester, Fall 2018! If you are interested in learning more about current feminist issues, polishing your online advocacy skills, or building up your writing portfolio then check out our application here. ShoutOut not only provides students at JMU with a wonderful platform to […]

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Casual Misogyny

Misogyny is defined by Merriam-Webster as “the hatred of women.” It comes in many different forms. When I think of misogyny, a plethora of things come to mind—most of them being loud, outward displays of sexism (I’m thinking when “preachers” come and stand on college campuses and shout about how women belong in the kitchen, […]

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