The laws created echo the continuous struggles of women and other marginalized groups. Laws are the culmination and the realization that our patriarchal society has created from its inception. The laws that have been created by our society came into being during the revolutionary war and the subsequent creation of the Declaration of Independence. These […]Read More Women and Controversial Topics
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I know the New York abortion law that allows abortions past 24 weeks for specific reasons came out about a month ago, but I am still seeing talk about it on Facebook every day. I have seen people say that abortion is not okay in cases of rape, incest, when the mother is in danger, […]Read More The Truth About Why We Need Abortion
I would like to believe that everyone has heard of bell hooks, but the truth is, a lot of people have not. And if you asked me a month ago, I would have been just as much in the dark as many other people. So with a “love slap” and a little push, I read […]Read More “Feminism is for Everybody” a bell hooks book review
A few months back, I attended a lecture given by Loretta Ross on JMU’s campus. For those of you who don’t know her, let me give you a brief introduction: Loretta Ross was born in Texas into a family of eight kids. She attended college at Howard University and is now a great grandmother. She […]Read More Loretta Ross? More Like Loretta BOSS.
I never had to argue with my mother about birth control in high school. I suppose it was either because I was not very sexually active at the time or because I was a male and thus if I were to consume birth control, it would have likely turned my intestines into magma. Therefore, the […]Read More The Birth Control Blues
One of my favorite parts of feminism is the emphasis that is put on being an ally. ShoutOut has seen many bloggers and editors come and go, but they have all remained a part of our little community as some of our biggest supporters. Recently, former editor Shannon Garner paid a visit to our newsroom […]Read More Your Virtual Reality May Be Someone Else’s Reality