Let’​s talk about sex… ed

University health centers: I think we’ve all heard some differing opinions on them but, in my opinion, I think the one here at James Madison University is pretty high up there on the list of good ones. Today I’d like to focus on how JMU addresses sexual wellness for students. Personally, I have dealt with […]

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Schools need better sex ed.

Were any of you all taught about sexual harassment or assault in your sex education classes? Because I was not. This may sound stupid, but in turn I grew up not knowing when I was being sexually harassed and even assaulted. With the statistic being that one in five women will be sexually assaulted in […]

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What’s Happening?!

Welcome back, everyone! Go Dukes!!!! JMU women’s basketball crushed it this past weekend. This past weekend JMU women’s basketball climbed their way to the top not once, but twice.The lady dukes won 65-48 against William & Mary on Friday. On Sunday, the women continued to crush it and they won 82-30 against Elon. The JMU […]

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#MeToo in Blue: Ending the Myth of the Sexual Violence Political Divide

The headline in Politico stated: “Franken scandal haunts Gillibrand’s 2020 chances.”  The more I read, the more the nuanced irony set in—a female politician blamed for a party’s struggles.  Because she spoke out against a male colleague credibly accused of sexual harassment by a multitude of women.  Because she spoke.  Senator Kirsten Gillibrand lost the […]

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Feminism & the Media

Let’s face it.  Everything you see is filtered by the media.  And especially issues that are ‘controversial’ are especially filtered.  And it’s hard to figure out your own viewpoint by all the forms of information that are vying for attention from every side.  In the era of fake news, how do we discern what’s real […]

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