Applications are now open for Fall 2017 bloggers and editors! We are looking for passionate, intersectional feminists ready to write about everything from reproductive health and politics to popular culture and personal experience. If you want to create feminist content, build a feminist community, and receive class credit, then apply to join our collective!! If you’re […]Read More Call for Bloggers and Editors!!
I cannot begin to wrap my mind around the fact that my time as an undergraduate student and, consequently, ShoutOut! blogger/editor have come to an end. I’ve been lucky enough to find my feminist community here at JMU, and now I have the task of seeking out a new one when I leave here. If you have yet […]Read More So Long, Farewell
About a month ago, I was out dancing with a friend of mine. It was just us two, and we were clearly content being on our own. Then, two guys came up behind my friend and made some lewd gestures, positioned where she couldn’t see. Lucky for them, however, I could see just fine. Me: […]Read More I’ll Calm Down When You Start Listening: The Dangers of Tone Policing
As many other bloggers have been discussing this week, ShoutOut! had the privilege of attending the National Young Feminist Leadership Conference (NYFLC) this past weekend. We heard from kick-ass feminist role models from all different areas of the feminist working world. They shared with us countless ideas that we’ve now added to our feminist toolkits. […]Read More Raising the Bar of Expectation
Join us TONIGHT as V-Day JMU presents a benefit reading of V-Day’s A Memory, A Monologue, A Rant and a Prayer: Writings To Stop Violence Against Women and Girls. The reading will take place at 7 PM in Harrison Hall, room 1261. Proceeds will go to Harrisonburg’s own Collins Center and Child Advocacy Center. We would like […]Read More Join Us Tonight: V-Day JMU’s Reading of A MEMORY, A MONOLOGUE, A RANT AND A PRAYER
I’d be hard pressed to find someone who doesn’t remember the #KimExposedTaylorParty hashtag from summer 2016. Ever since then, I’d been planning to write what I had referred to as a “Taylor Swift takedown.” Not just because of that one isolated incident, but because of a long history of disagreements I’ve had with who I […]Read More My Complicated Relationship With Taylor Swift
It’s been a long 2 weeks since President Donald Trump has taken office. In those 2 weeks, I’ve seen an admirable outpour of calls to action from many of my friends and family. It seems that more than ever, people are being inspired to contact their representatives and actively voice their opinion, rather than just shout into […]Read More If you’re too cool to get political… stop.