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?
Are you currently searching for a new film to watch on your spare time? Well, look no further, the new Netflix film, ‘Moxie’ will be coming to Netflix as of March 3, 2021. ‘Moxie’ is an enlightening, patriarchy smashing film encompassing the feminist underground movement, known as the riot grrrls, which occurred in the early […]Read More Grrrl-power in the new Netflix film: ‘Moxie’
February 14th, also known as Valentine’s Day, can be a difficult holiday. For one day, each year, we celebrate love. Sounds like a happy topic, right? Unfortunately, not for all of us. Romantic relationships, like everything else in our lives, can often be complicated. The origins of this holiday are sweet and heartfelt as is […]Read More Loving Yourself On Valentine’s Day
Every year February fourteenth marks Valentines day. The origins of Valentines day come from a Christian feast day to celebrate a Christian Martyr, Saint Valentine’s; this holiday signifies the religious and cultural celebration of romance. Of course, not everyone is enthusiastic about Valentine’s day; for some, this holiday is not a celebration but a reminder […]Read More Feb.14th is for Self Love
Lets talk about it… Being a black feminist who is aware of the misogynistic racist culture vultures of the music industry, I have to admit, the representation of black women in music videos are distasteful and displeasing. Artist from every genre fail to realize their obsession of black women in their videos, shows their hyper-sexualization […]Read More The Exploitation Of Black Women In Music Videos
Avoiding the news? No worries, here’s a recap of the Shoutout! Newsroom this week to keep you informed! Women underrepresented in local politics A local Harrisonburg newspaper published an article this week on the underrepresentation of women in elected positions. According to the article, despite women making up more than half of Rockingham County’s population, […]Read More News Round-Up!