A Beyoncé Appreciation Post

Hey what’s up hello to all of you lovely ShoutOut readers. I am absolutely ecstatic to be back working with a brand new batch of bloggers this semester! Feminism never sleeps, and I’m eager to dive back into the fem dialogue as a co-editor with @HeroineAddict and @BoobsRadley, as well as with the fellow bloggers […]

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(Not) In the Name of God

We need to talk. Talk about what’s happening in the world. Talk about why it’s happening. Talk about our role in what is happening and what we need to do to make it stop. Disclaimer #1: This post is on a heavy topic and I am still not able to grasp all aspects of it. […]

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Appropriating Culture

I’m going to be honest with you: I’ve heard the term “cultural appropriation” just short of a million times and I’m still not exactly sure what it means. I have a good idea of it, but I’ve definitely found myself nodding my head in response when asked “You know what I mean?” when really, I […]

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The Scariest of Hunting Ground

In a world where talk of rape and sexual assault practically has a numbing effect on others, I was recently surprised by the rush of emotions I was able to feel when hearing about the topic in a new light. Last Monday, I attended a screening of the documentary The Hunting Ground at JMU’s Grafton-Stovall […]

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Politics and Planned Parenthood

Unless your name is Patrick Star and you live under a rock, then you are well aware that election season is upon us. The candidates have stepped forward and both the Republican and Democratic debates have passed. All eyes have been on these politicians and all ears have been ready to hear their stances on […]

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