As a new semester of bloggers are about to join the ShoutOut legacy, I wanted to take the time to sit down with one of ShoutOut’s faculty advisors, Dr. Kathryn Hobson, talk about feminism, her personal experiences, and what advice she has for future bloggers! So, dive on in and get to know one of […]Read More Spotlight: An Interview with ShoutOut’s Dr. Hobson
It’s a phrase that is repeatedly asked millions of times a day. The epitome of every morning routine; the reason we sometimes change our outfit three times before walking out the door; the reason some spend hours at the gym; the reason my friend asked me if she looked okay before her company came over; […]Read More Reclaiming “fat”: Because being fat isn’t a bad thing!
Featured Photo Credit here I’m for all women feeling empowered in everything they do. I’m also all for women feeling absolutely empowered in what they wear. Why shouldn’t I? I’m a woman too. So when it comes to this fashion phenomenon, “butt cheek shorts”, i.e. butt-less shorts, I’m forced to question how this article of […]Read More Empowering or Sexualization?
I hate love triangles. Aside from oversimplifying the incredible difficulty of sorting through one’s feelings, love triangles are overused, cliche excuses to “stir the pot.” Not to mention, a majority of love triangles promote the idea of competition in the pursuance of affection. They idealize and romanticize the belief that people should be made into […]Read More Love Is Not Geometry
I used to have a friend back in high school who was always surrounded by more guy friends than girl friends. She was into ALL sports, ate whatever she wanted, and rarely got angry or upset over anything. All of the guys wanted to date her and pretty much all of the girls wanted to […]Read More Why “She’s a Cool Girl” isn’t the compliment you’re looking for