In 1973, the United States Supreme Court declared, based on a 7-2 ruling, that prohibiting abortion was unconstitutional because it violated on a woman’s right to privacy…in other words: her body, her choice…not the government’s. So the question ponders, why are we still on a political issue that was declared non-political five decades ago? There’s […]Read More The mindlessness of banning abortion, 50 years after it was deemed unconstitutional
With so much recent talk about the #MeToo movement, I wanted to address some of the discourse I saw. There was a Ted Talk called Is Modern Feminism starting to undermine itself?, where Jessica Butcher talked about how the #MeToo movement was reinforcing a narrative of disadvantages that don’t help women in the fight towards […]Read More Unfortunately Always Current: Rape
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Before Harrisonburg was blanketed with snow, I visited Tom Benevento at Vine & Fig, to talk to him about the environmental and ecological incubation projects that Vine & Fig works on throughout Harrisonburg. I thought it would be a great way to reintroduce ShoutOut! to EcoFeminism and ways…
Recently, my mom sent me an article that she thought would help benefit my overall happiness and productivity each day. I was skeptical, of course, because how could one article really change that much about your life. So, I read the article and it seemed like it would be easy enough to try and do […]Read More Let’s Get Happy
Who pays for the first date? What’s asserting dominance and what’s being a gentleman? Am I a BAD FEMINIST?!! Do you have dating advice?Read More Is Chivalry Dead?
Before Harrisonburg was blanketed with snow, I visited Tom Benevento at Vine & Fig, to talk to him about the environmental and ecological incubation projects that Vine & Fig works on throughout Harrisonburg. I thought it would be a great way to reintroduce ShoutOut! to EcoFeminism and ways to get involved with it in our […]Read More EcoFeminism with Vine & Fig
Read on to see what events you should be up-to-date on. News that’s free of commercials or pesky weather updates! IN HARRISONBURG: Refusal of COVID-19 Vaccine for Harrisonburg Minister In early February, Christina Rivera, a Latina senior lead at the Church of the Larger Fellowship was denied a vaccination for Covid-19 by Sentara Hospital after […]Read More NEWS ROUND UP!
If you haven’t listened to Jazmine Sullivan’s “Heaux Tales”, truly, what are you doing sis? After listening to this beautiful album about 3,000 times, I have gathered that Heaux Tales exemplifies everything that we should embrace as feminists. This 14 track album features 8 songs and 6 tales, “Heaux Tales”, from Jazmine’s close friends. There […]Read More Why Jazmine Sullivan’s “Heaux Tales” is a feminist masterpiece.
So, I am into politics. Like, really into politics. I classify myself as a moderate Democrat. Meaning, I politely disagree with most conservative stances but also don’t identify with radical liberal stances. With that being said, I have been heavily involved in the political workforce ever since I have had the opportunity to apply to […]Read More The Day a Man learned that Women can work in Politics
Picture this, it’s a Friday night and you just got dinner with your roommates at your favorite dining hall. You do not have to worry about wearing a mask, sanitizing the table before you sit down or sitting six feet from someone else. After dinner, you take the five-minute walk back to your dorm. On […]Read More Is Love Still in The Air? Or Just COVID?