Thank you to all of our readers this semester! We definitely had a wonderful group of bloggers who touched on a wide variety of topics and wrote about them through a feminist lens. From virginity to transphobia to male feminism to injustices in healthcare, our bloggers reached new heights with the wide range of topics […]
Read More Thank You for a Great Semester!
The time has come. FINALS. ARE. OVER. Now, we return to our human bodies rather than the robotic mindless ones we have been in for two weeks. We change out of the same sweatpants we have been wearing for the entire week of finals. We wash the 6 day old buildup of dry shampoo […]
Read More Home Again
I’m baaaaaaaaack for one last time! As I close out the semester and my Diary of an Angry Black Woman trilogy, I want to thank everyone who has read my blog post and supported our blogs this semester. Often, students do not have the opportunity to express themselves on a platform such as this. Thank […]
Read More Diary of an Angry Black Woman pt. 3
The Final Word to Women, We are divinely blessed with the gift of intuition, we can generate life and resurrect a life, give it sustenance, and shape the world with our hands…Do you recognize the power within you? https://giphy.com/gifs/young-fangirling-fangirlunnamed-SO4trEzzGYDhCc We are genetically superior, our brains mature faster, the love we give is authentic and fearless, […]
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In a recent interview, rapper T.I. claimed that he takes his 18 year old daughter to the gynecologist each year to check whether she is still a virgin. These comments led to backlash and criticism, eventually resulting in the “Ladies Like Us” podcast being taken down. In this interview on November 5, 2019, T.I. stated, […]
Read More Virginity Is A Patriarchal, Social Construct.
Dear Future Father-In-Law, Surprise! I bet you did not think you would be getting a letter from me, did you? Well, that is just how I am, full of surprises. I wanted to start this letter off by saying thank you. Thank you for being truly awful when talking about me and how you “don’t […]
Read More An Open Letter to My Transphobic (Future) Father-In-Law
1. JMU women’s basketball improved their record last week by defeating UCF 46-43. Kayla Cooper-Williams scored 8 points total, had 16 rebounds, and two blocks. The next game will happen December 17th against Delaware State. Make sure to go out and support your Dukes! 2. Just 30 miles away in West Virginia, a forest fire […]
Read More In The News: Art, Politics, & More
The 19thAmendment to the Constitution of the United States allowed women the right to vote in 1920. It is 100 years later, and we are only now seeing a rise in women represented in politics. But sadly, we are still extremely underrepresented. For years, women have endured a concerning struggle to reach a concrete level of […]
Read More Not Enough Women at the Table
I like to serve piping tea and have a cute conversation but this is some serious business we’re getting into. Let’s talk about fast fashion (mass production of in-trend styles). (Photo Credit: Giphy.com) You would think choices about what is right or wrong would be easy to make. I would rather have fresher air to […]
Read More Fast Fashion: Walk the Earth, not the Runway.
Thanksgiving break is a time to relax with family and catch up with old friends. However, it usually ends in debates with close-minded family members and lesson plans for those who are uneducated. If I could be thankful for one thing this past year, it’s the ability to write what I’m feeling and my own […]
Read More Oh the Relatives at Thanksgiving Dinner