We often talk about the sexualization of women through the male gaze. However, we do not often talk about the ways that this interacts with race through an intersectional lens.
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Read More Not Your Asian Persuasion
Since 2011, The Lady Jane has been a staple of Historic Downtown Harrisonburg, and at the helm is Sara Christensen, local small business owner. I got her to spill the tea about life, passion, intersectionality, and entrepreneurship. Find out what advice she has for young ambitious women based on her personal experiences. (Via @theladyjaneshop on […]
Read More Entrepreneurial Empowerment: An Interview with the Lady Jane
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Read More What’s Poppin’: Feminist Style
As we pack our bags and make the drive home for a much-needed break from the stresses of academia, many of you might be thinking what I’m thinking: “Sh*t, how am I going to sit across the table from racist Uncle Dave for an entire two hours on Thursday?” Well, earlier this week, one of […]
Read More Looking Forward to Trumpsgiving
It has been almost two full days since the gross results of the Presidential election were announced and I have been struggling for the words to adequately express how I feel. Yesterday, one of my fellow bloggers wrote a beautiful letter to Secretary Hillary Clinton, so now I think it is time I address the […]
Read More An Open Letter to the American Public
“Some white chick wants to talk about race. Great.” – Aasif Mandvi In a Netflix docuseries, Chelsea Does…, Chelsea Handler examines Marriage, Silicon Valley, Racism, and Drugs through extensive interviews and travel. I want to focus my critique on Chelsea Does Racism. Let me start out by saying that this docuseries, along with its producer […]
Read More Chelsea Does… Racism: A Review
TW: This post contains one reference to the practice of abortions that may trigger discomfort. During my speech competition last weekend, I had the opportunity to watch several beautiful, message-based performances on topics that made my feminist brain quiver with satisfaction. Among topics ranging from sexual assault reporting reform, sexualized stereotypes of minority women in […]
Read More Trigger Warnings: The Art of Thinking Before You Speak.