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 […]Read More “You know nothing, Jon Snow,” and other responses to Kit Harington discussing “sexism towards men”
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 […]Read More Texas Intruding on the Medically Personal: Adding to the many ways abortion is shamed
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 […]Read More Traveling with Feminism
In the aftermath of the 2016 election results, I’ve seen one particular article being shared by many of my friends. The article is titled “What Do We Tell the Children?” In my particular case, a different question is weighing heavy on my shoulders. What do I, as an adult daughter, tell my mother? When my […]Read More Mom, I’m Sorry.
News broke recently about a study working that had developed an effective birth control shot for men (yay!) that was called off (womp). The reason for the standstill was that participants in the study had experienced negative side effects. These side effects included pain at the injection side, muscle pain, increased libido, acne, depression, etc… Does […]Read More Male Birth Control: Why It’s a Big Deal
Hey everyone! HeroineAddict and Littlefembot here, wishing you all a happy Halloween! We hope you all had a wonderful Homecoming weekend. Here’s what we discussed in this week’s newsroom: #NoDAPL Nationwide, people are showing their support and solidarity with those at Standing Rock protesting the Dakota Access Pipeline by checking in on Facebook. Celebrity Chris […]Read More What’s New in the Newsroom
I recently read a piece by a fellow feminist that got me thinking about the different ways different individuals feel empowered. And, in turn, whether or not certain people view those differences in a positive or negative light. I’m taking this opportunity to further the discourse surrounding the topic of “appropriate clothing” and emphasize that […]Read More Stop Sexualizing My Body: A Response to “Empowering or Sexualization?”