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
As many of JMU’s students traveled this past week for Spring Break, I took myself out to California to visit an old friend from high school who moved out there after we graduated. While out in the 80 degree weather in San Diego, we spent time on the beach, went jet skiing on Mission Bay, […]Read More Dear Disney, Please stop. From, Everyone.
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 […]Read More Facebook’s New Gender Options
A recent hobby of mine has been to watch movie trailers for upcoming cinema. Recently, I watched a trailer and I couldn’t help but be filled with a sense of rage I haven’t experienced from a trailer in some time. A new movie opened in theaters yesterday called The Duff. By watching the trailer, I learned […]Read More Things I learned AFTER seeing The Duff
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 […]Read More Creating Change: Intersectionality