Listen Linda, we need to talk. (this is the punchline, everything after this sentence is ridiculously serious.) Initially, I was ecstatic hearing about an all Asian cast for the best selling movie, Crazy Rich Asians. When I watched it the first time, I cried because I felt like I could relate. Women like Constance Wu […]Read More “Yellow Fever”: Crazy Rich Asians
Trigger Warning: Mentions of physical abuse and sexual assault. It is common knowledge that women in the workplace are treated differently than their male counterparts. The prevalence of unequal pay, barriers to career advancement, and the tendency of women’s contributions to be devalued are just a few of the issues we face, and that doesn’t […]Read More Stop canceling women, start canceling double standards
Salutations everyone! Get excited, it’s our first newsroom of the semester! Supreme Court Supports Transgender Military Ban Some not so exciting, fun, or fresh news. On Tuesday, January 22nd, the Supreme Court announced that they would be honoring Trump’s ban on transgender individuals from serving in the US military. This comes a year and a […]Read More We got the NEWS!
As Halloween is approaching, people are racing to Party City and, if you’re like me, Dollar Tree, for costumes. Year after year, there are still people dress up in the most inappropriate and offensive costumes. A rule of thumb while shopping this year: If it could be someone’s culture, it’s not your costume. If you […]Read More A concept: Costumes that don’t exploit others
Once again, it’s been a little while since your favorite feminists bloggers have had the opportunity to talk about what’s going on in the world, and we certainly had a lot to discuss. We covered everything from Pepsi and Kendall Jenner to our impending doom and World War III. Oh Pepsi… Just in case you’ve been living […]Read More ShoutOut! Newsroom Update April 10th 2017
Nike recently announced its new Nike Pro Hijab, the brand’s first single-layer stretchy hijab for athletes. The Pro Hijab is the product of a yearlong design process between Nike and the three Muslim athletes from the United Arab Emirates, weightlifter Amna Al Haddad, triathlete Manal Rostom, and figure skater Zahra Lari. By working with these […]Read More Nike’s New Pro-Hijab is Huge for Female Muslim Athletes
It has been quite some time since the writers of ShoutOut! were brought up to date on current events, so we managed to cover a lot during class. Among the most popular? A discussion concerning the effects of regulation on the environment, a response to identity equality, and a review of Twitter for responses from the march, […]Read More ShoutOut! Newsroom Update March 20th 2017
Addidas, Starbucks, Toms Brands. Who gets to decide who how we use their land? 1, 2, 3, 4 Years pass by and they’re still “poor”. 5, 6, 7, 8 Try to keep your facts straight. Countries wide depending on aid We set up camp, but to them it’s a raid We’ve defined it as “international aid” What is […]Read More Put your Money Where Your Mouth Is: A Dillemma.
I once had a long conversation with a man who proudly hung confederate flags from his house and his truck, and belonged to the Sons of the Confederacy. On his fridge there was a magnet that said, “A government that’s big enough to give you everything you want is big enough to take away everything […]Read More How to be free, P.C., and remember history
Not Just Products. “Okay, please facilitate this conversation.” My professor allowed them to just.. Lead. Privilidge. Of course. Where is she? My only other Black friend. The only other sister. Not here, I guess. And here we have it; The facilitators. One two three, all white. Let’s discuss, class. They say. The barbershops. Let’s […]Read More Not Just Products; a poem for white people.