I am not a perfect ally – in fact, I’m pretty imperfect. The most imperfect, probably. I will probably mess your pronouns up. More than once. But I am learning – please correct me. I will probably forget a letter of the LGBT+ acronym. Please correct me. I will probably say something that […]Read More I am NOT a Perfect Ally
Happy 4/20, y’all! Whether or not you are part of the 55 million Americans that regularly smoke, I hope you’re spending your day in true stoner fashion: relaxing on your couch, crushing through bags of chips while marathoning Broad City. But today isn’t all about getting high and vegging out. For the past few decades, […]Read More Marijuana Legalization is a Feminist Issue
As we come to a wrap with the end of this year, I am reflecting on how this class changed my perspective on women and gender studies issues. I was fortunate enough to be in a class this year that initially talked about safe space versus brave space. Our safe space was free from bias, […]Read More GOOD(BYE) FRIDAY!
On March 29th, 2019, University of South Carolina student Samantha Josephson was pronounced missing. While standing outside of a bar in Columbia, SC, Josephson got into a black car that she believed to be her Uber. 14 hours later, her body was found 90 miles away in a field in Clarendon County, South Carolina. Her […]Read More All of the Things That Did Not Lead to Samantha Josephson’s Death
This week’s post comes to you from @devilwearsgoodwill and @ElectriqLady Local News James Madison Center for Civic Engagement “Arc of Citizenship” Tour Over the weekend the JMU Center for Civic Engagement took students and members of the Harrisonburg community on their Arc of Citizenship tour. The tour allowed for all those involved to witness historical sites […]Read More Spring into ShoutOut! News
On April 12, 2019, Courtney Hagle, @CourtneyHagle on Twitter, shared a post highlighting the Fox News “obsessive coverage” of congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. While watching Fox News for six weeks, 42 days, she was able to pick out at least 3,181 times AOC was mentioned. From February 25th to April 7th, by her account, there wasn’t […]Read More When Is It Enough? The Attack on Congresswomen Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez & Ilhan Omar
At my job, my supervisor had us write out personal mission statements for ourselves. The concept was broad, she wanted us to include what we wanted to, but the idea was the same for all of us: Define your identity and purpose and include what is important to the way you want to live. I […]Read More Sharing your Story.