Climate Change: a Feminist Issue

This post was edited on March 22nd, 2023 by bubblebeez. When thinking about feminism, climate change isn’t usually one of the first things people think of. In fact, it likely isn’t thought of at all. Regardless of this, it’s a problem that requires the feminist perspective and attention, as it is increasingly getting worse. Acts […]

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Thank you, Former President

 “I can tell you without any equivocation that the number one abuse of human rights on Earth is, strangely, not addressed quite often, is the abuse of women and girls.” Jimmy Carter • TEDWomen 2015 When I heard the news last week that former US President Jimmy Carter had entered hospice care, I was surprised by all […]

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The Pink Tax and Poverty

As a menstruating cisgender woman, I can confidently say that I hate getting my period. It is simply just not a good time all around. It is not something I asked for, just a normal bodily function, so why am I taxed for something I cannot control?  The Pink Tax, although not an official government […]

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The gender pay gap between men and women comes as no surprise to citizens of America. Being a woman in America and other countries, means you will automatically make less money than a man who has the same credentials and occupation. One might ask themselves why? Why is there a gender pay gap between men […]


Kids? No Thanks, I’d Rather be a Dink

The term ‘dink’ (dual income no kids) has been circulating around social media and catching the attention of younger generations, however, this is not a new term. The acronym was actually coined in the 1980s during the rise of ‘yuppie’ culture and economic hardships brought on by The Great Recession contributed to this social trend […]

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Newsroom Roundup 2/21

Local News Gov. Youngkin wants to open the flow of information- about periods Petula Dvorak February 16, 2023 Democratic state lawmakers were trying to pass a legislation that was created in hopes to protect women menstrual calendars from authorities. The governor of Virginia, Glenn Youngkins administration claims that they are all about personal freedom, yet […]

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Navigating Self-Care & Growth

I often hear about self-care, love, and growth being discussed among my friends and on social media platforms like Tik Tok and Instagram. Although growing up I thought I understood what self-care and growth are, it rarely occurred to me what they actually looked like, or what it takes to grow. I often thought about […]

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Breaking Down and Understanding The JMU Land Acknowledgment Statement

In the Shenandoah valley, there has been a lot of chatter about the addition of the Indigenous Land and Enslaved People Acknowledgement Statement to university teachings and events. Most recently, the Rockingham County Public Schools (RCPS) started investigating an elementary school field trip to a dance performance at the Forbes Center for Performing Arts. Paula […]

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