In our newsroom roundup on September 28, 2022, we talked through local, national and global news from a feminist viewpoint. This includes stories of the physical and verbal abuse happening to women on and off campus within the past week, Black Women’s Equal Pay Day and the pay disparities that black women specifically face in […]
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Most people would agree that the stigma regarding mental health has begun to abate thanks to public discussions of the matter. This is obviously great, as health problems should not be stigmatized, no matter the illness, and because it allows individuals to be honest about their mental health. This destigmatization has come in time with […]
Read More Mental Health Care: A Feminist Issue
I hope this can serve as comfort and validation, and ultimately reveal the beautifully painful words from the unfiltered soul.
Read More All The Things Left Unsaid: An ARCHIVE Of Notes
Growing up as a girl and facing criticism for having interests There is a long, tortured history with the concept of women being fans and a steep criticism with gendered and sexist roots. There is no aspect of entertainment and interests that women and girls are not criticized for. The “fangirl” is characterized as a […]
Read More Can I Enjoy Anything? The GEndered Criticism of Being A Fan
This post has been edited on 10/19 by smalltowngemini Feminism has been a fight and a hot topic since the 1800s. With movements such as the women’s suffrage movement, the women’s liberation movement, and the black feminism movement, powerful woman leaders can seldom be ignored (although many do try). These movements have brought about waves […]
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On September 2nd, 2022 Liza Fletcher set out for her daily early morning run on the University of Memphis campus. Liza was an avid runner and was training for the Boston marathon. However, she would not return home to her husband and children after her run that morning. At around 4:20 AM, Liza Fletcher was […]
Read More Going for a run is dangerous?
Just over the weekend, downtown Harrisonburg, VA hosted its annual International Festival. Marking its 25th annual celebration, the International Festival is an outdoor, flea-market style event that invites people of the Harrisonburg community to a festival of food, handcrafted arts, and other goods made by people of various international origins within the community. Despite the […]
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I have loved reading my entire life. Harry Potter was the first series that I adored and became slightly obsessed with. With that being said, my book choices have matured as I have grown older, however, a good romance novel is something I have always, and will always enjoy. However, sometimes it’s hard to find […]
Read More BookTok – How Has It Impacted People and Their View of Romance?
In recent years social media consumption has increased greatly. Social media plays a large role in many people’s lives, especially women under 25. Girls are the biggest users of social media as a way of communicating and creating their own online identity. Every day, hours are spent scrolling through Instagram, Tik Tok, Snapchat, and other […]
Read More Social media: unrealistic body standards
In our Newsroom Roundup on September 21st, 2022, we discussed local, national, and global news stories from a feminist perspective. This discussion included reviewing intersectionality in feminist conversations, the hurricane that devastated Puerto Rico, and the French Cycling Federation’s unequal use of funds. Local The student-run blog, Feminism is for Everyone, covers a wide variety […]
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