This post was written by former ShoutOut blogger SpongebobBloggerpants ! Enjoy: Matilda Kahl of Harper’s Bazaar magazine recently wrote an enlightening piece about why she chooses to leave creativity behind when it comes to her professional wardrobe. After years of frustration and daily morning struggles, Kahle finally opted to dress in a simple “uniform” of a […]Read More Bazaar’s “Why I Wear the Exact Same Thing to Work Every Day”
The ongoing debate about abortion’s legality and morality isn’t just happening in the United States. The video below shows a London woman serving some realness to abortion “protesters” who were blocking women from entering a clinic and filming them against their will. No matter what your personal opinion on abortion is, it is incredibly important that […]Read More London woman educates abortion “protesters”
This past year, I participated in JMU’s Alternative Break Program as a trip leader. From September until March, I attended training each week that helped me prepare to be the best leader I could be. The training covered everything from academic concepts and readings, first aid, leadership skills, effective communication, and risk management. By going […]Read More 4 Reasons You Should Apply to be an Alternative Spring Break Trip Leader
Andrew Jackson has been the face of the 20 dollar bill for 87 years, and many people including the WomenOn20s campaign believe that it is time a woman took his spot. The W20’s campaign aims to to put a woman on the $20 bill by 2020, the 100th anniversary of women gaining the right to vote […]Read More Money Talks
Today, March 6th is #BlackOutDay. The campaign aims to celebrate black beauty and fight against negative and damaging stereotypes that are often perpetrated by the media. “We’re asking black people to share pictures, videos and GIFs of themselves to celebrate our people coming from all different walks of life. It’s a celebration of black beauty and […]Read More #BlackOutDay
Question: What do The Imitation Game, The Interview, 22 Jump Street, Robocop, and hundreds of other movies have in common? Answer: They’ve all failed the Bechdel Test. The Bechdel movie rule is a simple test of three criteria: 1. The movie must have two [named] women in it 2. Who talk to each other 3. About something other […]Read More Does your favorite movie pass the Bechdel Test?
Feminist riot grrrl band Sleater-Kinney recently teamed up with Bob’s Burgers–one of the most feminist shows on TV— to produce this amazing video. Check it out! Also, if you haven’t heard Sleater-Kinney’s music before of you’ve never watched Bob’s Burgers, I really recommend both of them!Read More QUICK HIT: Bob’s Burgers and Sleater-Kinney team up for new music video
I love listening to hip-hop because of how trendy and fast paced the genre is. Although I think that hip-hop is the most musically progressive genre today, its definitely not the most socially progressive. Hip-hop is a boys club. It always has been, but that doesn’t mean that there aren’t badass female hip-hop artists out there. […]Read More 4 Badass Female Hip-Hop Artists You Should Be Listening To
The GOP defines itself as “The party of opportunity… fighting for a freer and stronger America…”. Despite the fact that one of the core tenets of the Republican Party is making America “freer”, the actions of the majority House and Senate appear to be doing quite the opposite.Read More The GOP– A walking contradiction?
Recently model Arisce Wanzer published and open letter to Kendall Jenner that that made waves in the fashion world. Jenner, who is Kim Kardashian’s younger sister was recently chosen to be Estee Lauder’s newest spokesperson. The young model has also modeled for Marc Jacobs, Giles Deacon, Chanel, and Givenchy- an impressive list no matter who […]Read More Are open letters always effective?