Call for Bloggers and Editors!!

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 […]

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So Long, Farewell

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 […]

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Raising the Bar of Expectation

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. […]

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Join Us Tonight: V-Day JMU’s Reading of A MEMORY, A MONOLOGUE, A RANT AND A PRAYER

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 […]

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“You know nothing, Jon Snow,” and other responses to Kit Harington discussing “sexism towards men”

  Hi hi hello again!! Folks, it’s good to be back. We have quite the semester ahead of us, and I’m excited to be spending it with ShoutOut. The topic for today’s post is actually from back in May, but alas, it’s never too late to chat about the things that get us heated. And, while winter […]

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Texas Intruding on the Medically Personal: Adding to the many ways abortion is shamed

Texas is back at it again with abortion shaming. As of December 18, the Texas Health Department will begin to “require clinics and hospitals to bury or cremate human and fetal remains,” according to Governor Greg Abbott. The rules were proposed back in July, “with little notice and no announcement.” Previously, some states allowed cremation or […]

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Traveling with Feminism

Over Thanksgiving break, I traveled with my mom and sister to India. It had been over 5 years since my last visit, so it was great to see family and explore a little bit. However, over the course of the week, I encountered a few instances where my cultural consideration and my feminism were put at […]

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