Let’s talk about race baby, let’s talk about you and me, let’s talk about all the things that are happening within healthcare baby. Okay, not to offer a new edition of Salt-N-Papa but it’s about time we talk about the disparities that are happening between black and white women when it comes to the healthcare […]Read More Protect Black Women: The DISPARITIES We Face In healthcare
The new pro-life argument in the abortion debate. Following the recent election results, the anti-abortion population has developed a new approach in their fight for pro-life. Interestingly enough, their new argument is based on the environment. Generally a democratic concern, these right-wingers are now showing “care” towards the environment. However, this newly professed concern for […]Read More Are abortion rights an ENVIRONMENTaL issue?
Turkey, Cranberries, a heated political discussion, pumpkin pie…aahh all the staples of a classic Thanksgiving Dinner. A holiday a lot of us are now fortunate enough to know as a day of thanks, did not start off that way. Although I understand many are already familiar with the harsh realities of Thanksgiving, it is important […]Read More Ways to Feminize this Thanksgiving
As a big rap ad hip-hop music fanatic, I pay attention to the lives of many rappers I listen to or even rappers always in the blogs. So I’ve vividly noticed how gun violence has robbed a lot of artists of their lives in the past 5 years, and has even robbed the black community […]Read More These Black Men Deserved To Grow Old
The next general election in Harrisonburg, VA is coming up this November, 8th! As citizens of the United States, individuals are given the ability to vote for people that represent their ideals and needs in society. Although we are lucky to have this power, there is a damanging misconception individuals have about our democracy, that […]Read More Vote: use your voice
Welcome to this week’s Newsroom roundup! This week we discussed local, national, and global news. We discussed a shooting in Harrisonburg, VA, Tina Kotek running to be the first lesbian governor, and the fight to stop street harassment. We discuss these three topics from a feminist view. Hope you all enjoy it! LOCAL NEWS This […]Read More Newsroom roundup October 21, 2022
Despite individuals with disabilities account for a large portion of the population, there is still a lack of advocacy and proper policies to accommodate these individuals. This is due to barriers many people with disabilities face such as fewer economic opportunities, higher poverty as well as access to necessary health resources. These barriers make it […]Read More Facing BARRIERS: WOMEN AND DISABILITIES
I cannot count the number of times I have been sitting in public and overheard a conversation between men talking and picking apart women. They are comments about a woman’s body, her personality, her intelligence, and the worst, how she wouldn’t have sex with them. This happens far more often than you may think. I […]Read More Why Men Need to Become Feminists.
Think about the last time you were at the movie theater. Were there closed captions on the screen? Or how about when you were watching a YouTube video or a TikTok, did the creator provide closed captions on their video? The truth is that people tend to only worry about the things that have a […]Read More Let’s talk about closed captions
It saves my friends from an uncomfortable interaction down the road, makes me feel more comfortable, and allows them to engage in a safe space for dialogue. So, it does start with us and just a simple conversation.Read More ADDRESSING GENDER STEREOTYPES WITH YOUR CLOSE FRIENDS IS HARD…BUT I DID IT!