I think a lot of us are guilty of shopping on fast-fashion sites, and if we aren’t, I’m sure some of our friends are. Sites like Boohoo, Romwe, Zaful, Fashion Nova, etc, operate on business models that offer insanely cheap trendy items, and turn over new items extremely fast. Fashion Nova has said they offer […]Read More FAST FASHION: A FEMINIST ISSUE
Menstruation is a biological process that has been stigmatized for centuries. A taboo in most cultures, periods are something people prefer not to talk about, and are encouraged to keep quiet about. My mother had her period, hell, I’m on mine now, and I’m sure my grandmother’s grandmother’s grandmother had her period too. Almost all […]Read More TALKIN BOUT TAMPONS
Identifying as a feminist is still seen as a polarizing distinction to make these days. Or at least from where I’m standing. People who have never had to personally confront the reality of our country’s violent history seem to be eager to move on from accepting responsibility for the racist and male dominated fabric of […]Read More Women’s Access to Health; Why So Tricky?
Braids are in now- you’ll see them on anyone; white people, black people, hispanic people, etc. Wearing braids, especially in America, has because a topic of controversy. Braids seemed to come into mainstream fashion as white women began wearing them for magazine shoots and movies, but what about their cultural significance? It seems that people […]Read More BRAID APPROPRIATION
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!
With everything happening in the world right now, have you ever thought about just getting rid of men? Let’s talk about the women behind the political, economic, and social structure of their man-less community of Umoja, Kenya.Read More Wo-Man’s Land