We are @stillstanding99, @imabadwitch, and @thefeministsunflower, and this is your newsroom roundup of the week! Local News: After a townhall meeting and advice from legal counsel, Rockingham County Public Schools (RCPS) has made the decision to not adopt new inclusivity policies proposed by the Virginia Department of Education (VDOE). These policies were proposed in response […]Read More Newsroom Roundup
You may be hip to the notorious Tiktok trend, “Tell me you have pretty privilege…without telling me you have pretty privilege.” To which the prompt is stitched with a pretty face who boastfully tells a tale to a camera about how their attractiveness benefited them in a particular circumstance. I angrily reacted to how this […]Read More Pretty Privilege vs. Beauty Penalty
Just last week I ran into a problem that was a first for me. I was driving down the street in Harrisonburg and my “check engine” light came on which could mean anything! Nobody enjoys a trip to the mechanic, but it is especially hard for women. The thing is, this minor car issue […]Read More One Second… Let Me Call My Dad
Ok I try to keep it lighthearted in my blogs but today it might get heavy and since no one is talking about it enough, I will…Violence against Asian Amerians. This isn’t a new issue but it has gotten out of control recently since the pandemic and it needs to end now. I am not […]Read More Stop Asian Hate
Iranian ski coach barred from travelRead More Lets talk about marriage
Picture this, it’s a Friday night and you just got dinner with your roommates at your favorite dining hall. You do not have to worry about wearing a mask, sanitizing the table before you sit down or sitting six feet from someone else. After dinner, you take the five-minute walk back to your dorm. On […]Read More Is Love Still in The Air? Or Just COVID?
As the cases go up, the bras come off!Read More Rise in Virtual Sex Work Fueled by COVID-19
My mom has blonde hair, blue eyes, and pale skin. She has Dutch, French, and German ancestry. My dad has kinky, thick, and black hair with brown eyes and brown skin. He has West African and Native American ancestry. All my life, I have been asked, “What are you?” I have been asked by grocery […]Read More STOP ASKING ME WHAT I AM.
*SPOILER ALERT* Where you at Bachelor Nation?! In this post, I give you a quick recap of part one of the season finale of the Bachelor, and talk some shit about Peter and his mom, Barb.Read More How The Bachelor Enables Toxic Behavior
“The Good Place” was a major success for NBC, which follows four humans as they go through phases of the afterlife. This feminist, philosophical show explores topics touching and hilarious, and was a bright spot on Thursday nights. This is what the show meant to me.Read More A Goodbye to “The Good Place”