Hi readers, Eternallyfeminist and Rosehasathorn here. Just wanted to let you all know that we are now accepting applications for next semester’s bloggers! This year, we have had so many wonderful feminists interested in writing for ShoutOut, so, we decided to create a short application to choose our next writers. We will start reviewing the application on […]Read More ShoutOut! Application
Bad feminist, a book by Roxane Gay, is a collection of essays that explains real first accounts of people having bad feminist moments. So…I know what you are thinking, how can someone possibly write a post on a feminist blog about being a bad feminist. In truth, it is so easy. Instead of just sitting […]Read More Confessions of a Bad Feminist
Hi readers. This is just a small short warning that this post is going to be very heated so if you do not want to see controversy, I suggest you stop reading. If you dare stay-hold on one second- I am climbing up onto my soap box. For those of you who stayed, you may […]Read More Enough is Enough.
Hey there readers, Rosehasathorn here. I just wanted to say that if you know me personally, stop reading! Trust me you have heard me talk about this. In fact it is really all I talk about. This past summer I had the incredible opportunity to intern for Planned Parenthood Federation of America (PPFA) in their […]Read More Planned Parenthood: Interning During a Crisis
Before I begin with the rest of this post, I want to establish one thing, and that is my privilege. I think that before anyone has a right to weigh in on the current state of affairs, they need to check their privilege. I am a white, heterosexual, cis gendered, middle class, educated, and able, […]Read More Caitlyn Deserves Love. End of Story.
As this is the final post of the semester, I figured it would be fun to take it back to the inception of ShoutOut! JMU. I am lucky enough to know and work under one of the original members who founded ShoutOut! JMU. Kim Johnson, graduated from James Madison University with her undergraduate degree in […]Read More Finding ShoutOut: Interview with a founder
This exact story was sent out through ShoutOut! JMU as a quick hit, but I feel like it deserves a bit more attention. Let’s go back to our middle school days. These days school was long, acne was emerging, and bullies were at their peak. However, middle school is around the time that we tend […]Read More A shirt called feminist
Calling all fans of reality television! Reality television, in the past, can be described as useless. However, let’s face it, everyone has a guilty pleasure. More often than not, people’s guilty pleasure is reality television. Sometimes, a light in the darkness is born and ladies and gentlemen I think we have found that. Fans of […]Read More Reality Television becoming Inclusive?
Let me first start by saying this is not a war on greek life. I have chosen to not be associated with social greek life but I have a ton of friends who are. I respect their choices, customs, and most of the work they do. As a person on the outside of this situation, […]Read More Not all Greeks, but Often Greeks
Just like many other writers for ShoutOut, I too went to the National Young Feminist Leadership Conference last weekend. I can honestly say that I have never been anything so incredible and life changing in my life. While at the conference, the eight ShoutOut representatives all tried to attend different workshops to write about. In […]Read More Feminism, a History