My best girlfriend recently went through a bad breakup and handled it in a way that happens oh too often. She had been seeing this guy for a few months and things were getting very serious. It was to the point where heavy topics like kids and marriage – you know, stuff you’d talk about […]Read More Listen Up Ladies, This Has Got to Stop
America is ready for a gay president, especially if it’s Mayor Pete.Read More GET HIP TO PETE BUTTIGIEG, LIKE, NOW
When you guys last heard from me, I was giving you a review of my new favorite book, After by Anna Todd. In that post, I opened up a discussion about how people see tattoos and piercings. This got me thinking more about that topic since I myself have three (soon to be four, sorry mom) […]Read More Tattoos and Assumptions
We often talk about the sexualization of women through the male gaze. However, we do not often talk about the ways that this interacts with race through an intersectional lens.
Does the term ‘yellow fever’ sound familiar?Read More Not Your Asian Persuasion
Whether you’re a dog or cat person, I think we can all agree that the killing of innocent kittens is indisputably wrong. Yet, a recent report from a nonprofit organization “White Coat Waste Project” has detailed the cruel and unusual ways that the U.S government is funding the Department of Agriculture to test and kill […]Read More Let’s Stop Killing Kittens!
Local News Annual event called “Women in Focus” held at the Court Square Theater: Harrisonburg has an annual event that focuses on Women’s issues. Last year the focus was on women in the work field. This year the focus was on female caregivers. People usually concentrate on the person they are caring for, but this […]Read More What Feminists Are Into This Week
While therapy and medications are baselines for many people with mental health struggles, adopting an ESA can supplement recovery in joyful, sustainable ways.Read More A Tail of EmPAWerment: Dedicated to My Emotional Support Dog
Recently, I have been exposed to the “traditional” expectations of women in their twenties. As a graduating senior, every question I receive revolves around a love interest or the eventual existence of children. These questions are then followed by congratulatory remarks of getting this far without offspring or disappointment for my lack of immediate interest […]Read More More Than Marriage and Motherhood
In light of the modern day #MeToo movement centered around the hashtag and survivors standing up together and sharing their stories, I wanted some deeper insight. Last year around this time I wrote a news article for one of my journalism classes in which I tried to capture the essence of the #MeToo movement, its […]Read More #MeToo – Moment or Movement? A conversation with Dr. Matthew Ezzell
According to a poll taken by the Washington Post, only 43% of American women consider themselves to be feminists. Unsurprisingly, the rates of men who consider themselves feminists are even lower, sitting at a mere 23%. So whats the sitch? Do a majority of Americans actually refute the concept of equality of the sexes? I think […]Read More If You Don’t Consider Yourself a Feminist, Are You Anti-Equality?