It is that time of year again… PROM! The time when tanning, dress shopping, and worrying about who is going to ask you begins. The days when I would stress over finding the right shoes, getting my dress fitted just right, and panicking if my date would pick out the right color flowers are sadly […]Read More The cliche: night to never forget
For those of you who have not seen the following Dove campaign ad, please take a moment to watch it before reading any further on this post! I saw this video at the start of this week and I have seemed to be thinking about it ever since then. The campaign holds such honesty and truth […]Read More A beautiful woman should break her mirror early
So while enjoying my daily dosage of Friends before bed, I had come across this scene of Monica and Chandler. The scene is in regards to the couple arguing about Monica flirting with other men. Hearing Chandler’s character and response to this argument made my mind begin to wander. And so I ended up in a […]Read More So you can flirt, but I can’t?
Being a woman in today’s generation and society, there are many things we have to keep in mind to cover up, and frankly it SUCKS! During my high school years I had a very conservative, out-dated coach for field hockey. She had believed that our team was too always look, act, and especially dress respectful. […]Read More The 3 B’s: Boobs, Butts, and Bellies
For those who do NOT know, James Madison University has a ratio of 60% to 40% of females to males within it’s student population. When I first heard about JMU, and was interested in possibly attending it, I had not even noticed this statistic because I had ruled it out as minuscule. HOWEVER! My opinion […]Read More Constant stares, glares, and judgement
Wow – I am just so overwhelmed with all of the knowledge, feelings, and emotions I have consumed after reading A Little F’D Up: Why Feminism Is Not A Dirty Word by Julie Zeilenger. This book has opened up many doors for myself and I feel that being new to Feminism, I have learned so much, yet […]Read More Coming Through The Wood Works
Recently, I have found myself interested in media’s effects on young women. The issue of beauty, sex appeal, and confidence is often questioned by girls throughout their entire lives, especially their teenage years. This video clip is a perfect example of this influence of the media here in the U.S.Read More “can we ever be TOO skinny?”
After seeing many different tabloids on the 2013 Grammys, I began to notice an annoying trend in all the comments that were being made. I had read that there was a dress code sent out by CBS about what the celebrities could and could not wear to the annual event. I personally felt enraged by this […]Read More “Thong type costumes are problematic”
The past few months I have found myself becoming more and more interested in the issue of women’s healthcare because of a personal connection. My mom being a 6 year breast cancer survivor, sees it as only right to get the genetic testing done for her three daughters; but there is the haunting idea that […]Read More THEY forgot who they are talking to.
It is insane how much this video angers me!!!! I think that my interest and anger was sparked about this issue of unequal pay when I was in my discussion class for a “gender study”. In this class the topic of why, when and how the issue of unequal pay for women is still around […]Read More “I am in it for the long haul”