Hello! The angry black woman is back and in action. Did you miss me? Here is an update since my last post. I have decided to make this a series because several things make me angry as a black woman, and rightfully so. This is a series based on facts and experience. So, let us […]Read More Diary of an Angry Black Woman Pt. 2
Dear Condescending Egotistical Mansplainer, I hope this letter finds you well. Have you already found something you need to correct in it yet? I am sure you have! I just wanted to thank you from the very bottom of my heart for being the perfect embodiment of every woman’s worst nightmare of a man to […]Read More An Open Letter to That Guy in Philosophy Class
The Greatest Hoax of ALL It’s a 300-billion-dollar industry and it’s growing year over year It’s the greatest hoax on women kind spanning earths hemispheres It’s the most extensive marketing scheme packaged with a glittering ribbon It’s number one target of attack, victim, casualty?….WOMEN. https://giphy.com/gifs/cbc-funny-comedy-l1J9zYIsjPAyojfri The wedding industry capitalizes on the dream of “and they […]Read More The Greatest Hoax of ALL
The world has had its’ stupendous amounts of ignorant people that lived since the dawn of men (more like WOMEN). The twenty-first century is no exception to this. When the government is predominantly men, it’s idiotic that they make laws and policies for women’s health care and feminine care when they don’t experience any of […]Read More PMS Jokes Aren’t Funny. Period.
Ever since I got my first period in middle school, I can remember taking countless trips to the bathroom with a pad or tampon shoved in my pocket or up my sleeve feeling an overwhelming sense of shame. Shame. Why was I so ashamed of something that I had no control over? Why did I […]Read More We Need to End the Menstruation Stigma- PERIOD.
For those who do not know, this week is Transgender Awareness Week! Celebrated yearly between November 13th through November 19th, Transgender Awareness Week is used to raise visibility and address issues that the community faces. The day after Transgender Awareness Week is the Transgender Day of Remembrance. Transgender Day of Remembrance is observed November 20th to honor those […]Read More How To Be A Trans* Ally 101
Unfortunately, we live in a society filled with exclusivity and unacceptance. We judge people before really getting to know them and we are uncomfortable by certain things that are not considered the “norm.” This forces me to ask myself, ‘What is normal, anyway?’ BORING. “Normal” is boring. GIF Link Bisexuality is characterized by society as […]Read More Bisexuality: Stigmatized not Accepted
Our whole lives we have had to follow a rubric whether its in education or in our everyday lives. We were taught how to act, how to fit in, how to get an A, how to think; leaving little room to be you. I catch myself always asking myself who I am? Yes, I have […]Read More I Needed To Write This.
I had my big Eat, Pray, Love moment a couple weeks ago. During class, each person of color shared an experience that he or she had dealt with during their time here at JMU. As I felt the attention of my peers shift to me to hear what stories I had to share, I, myself, was looking for the next […]Read More I Know You Are But What Am I?
I want to start with a story that occurred last year and affected me greatly. I do not want to share for any other reason than this is the harsh reality all women face, even in their seemingly safe college town. It is scary to think what might have happened, but it is also important for […]Read More I SHOULND’T BE AFRAID TO WALK ALONE AT NIGHT