Feminism in Art

There are so many powerful ways to express and depict feminism. One of my personal favorites is through art work because it can take on so many meanings for the artist and the viewer. Art is personal, touching and powerful. I wanted to share the artwork of one of my dear friends, Shelby, who has […]

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JMU Hollerback

Hollaback is a national organization that enables you to report street harassment where and when it occurs. It’s a truly powerful movement to help woman take power back into their hands. Now, a group of JMU students in Matt Ezzell’s Interpersonal Violence (SOCI480) class have brought Hollaback to JMU’s campus – JMU Hollerback.

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GirlCode on Campus

This weekend, Nicole Byer and Alice Wetterlund from MTV’s hit show, Girl Code, came to JMU for the Spring comedy show. As a huge fan and serial quoter of GirlCode I was so excited to see their stand-up comedic skills. In the end, however, I’m still not sure, as a feminist, how to feel about […]

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The Affordable Care Act

Lately, I feel as though everywhere in the media we are hearing about Obama’s Affordable Care Act. This controversial piece of legislation has been intensely criticized by right wing parties and news companies like Fox. With the upcoming March 31st enrollment deadline, I thought it would be interesting to discuss.

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The Purity Myth

For the longest time, my roommate has been trying to get me to read Jessica Valenti’s The Purity Myth. The book talks about the myth of virginity and the implications it has for culture. After now reading it, I can’t believe it had taken me so long to sit down and do so. Valenti’s witty and […]

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