The spring semester may be coming to a close but don’t worry the good ol’ feminist fight will continue on. If you’re interested in reading more feminist dialogue, I HIGHLY recommend reading Men Explain Things to Me by Rebecca Solnit. The rest of the novel highlights how throughout a woman’s life they are taught to […]Read More Men Explain Things to Me
If you haven’t been able to keep up with the news for the past few weeks or so, I’m about to do a quick update on what is happening in the feminist and LGBTQ+ community. First off, as a huge Sex and the City fan (remember when I made an entire post dedicated about it) […]Read More How Feminists Are Making the News this Week
A few weeks ago, I attended a Healing, Pleasure and Sex After Trauma workshop hosted by Sarah Brynn Holiday. I wanted to write a post about it, but I wasn’t entirely sure how to go about it. Should I stick to the usual layout and just describe the event and how it helped me think […]Read More Five Easy Steps to Healing
As I was finishing my last semester of my freshman year at JMU, I was taking a class dedicated to the subject of creating a sustainable life. The professor encouraged veganism, self-love as well as feminism – well, until it came to the topic of Kim Kardashian. The professor gave numerous lectures on women empowerment […]Read More The Kardashians Are No Exception to Feminism
Welcome back feminists! If you’re keeping up to date with Shout Outs blog posts, you’ll know that few of our bloggers took a trip and attended the National Young Feminist Leadership Conference in Washington D.C this past weekend. Let me just say, it was amazing. Actually, “amazing” doesn’t even give it the justice it truly […]Read More Speak up and Shout out
In the past few weeks, I have been privileged enough to observe and admire strong and powerful women come together to discuss the issue of inequality. On February 26th, my fellow bloggers and I hosted V-day. If you didn’t attend this event, you really missed out. Ten amazing women read poems from the Vagina Monologues, […]Read More Hey… We Need To Talk
So, what exactly is V-Day? Well, that’s a great question! I’m SO glad you asked! The concept of “V-Day” started in 1998, when a non-profit charity, used performance from The Vagina Monologues to raise money to benefit female victims of violence and sexual abuse. A month or two ago, The Shout Out! Feminist blog writers […]Read More Shout Out Presents: V-DAY!
If you’ve ever watched Sex and The City, you’ve most likely associated yourself with a particular character. You may have even take handfuls of online quizzes that have validated you and confirmed that you are in fact Carrie Bradshaw based on your favorite breakfast food. Although, throughout my time of watching the series, I always […]Read More Embracing the Uncomfortable
Last week, news broke out that former Glee star, Mark Salling, was found dead due to self-induced asphyxiation. Twitter blew up following the news, and reactions ranged from sadness to anger. Many believed by taking his life was his way of escaping his sentencing after pleading guilty to possessing child pornography, while others seemed to […]Read More Association Does Not Equal Innocence.