Feminism, a History

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 […]

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Facebook’s New Gender Options

This past year, social media sites were making many progressive strides in social justice. Specifically, Facebook made a lot of people very happy by expanding their options for gender from two possible selections to more than fifty different options. For those people out there who thought fifty was a lot, I’m happy to let you know […]

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Creating Change: Intersectionality

Intersectionality. This is a word that was brand new to me this past year when I began my work with the LGBTQ* community. Intersectionality is the study of intersections between forms or systems of oppression, domination, or discrimination. For example, there are many similarities to the civil rights movement for African-American individuals, and the Human […]

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