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My Semester as a Feminist

Disclaimer: I will probably irritate someone reading this, but I need to be honest. I never considered myself a feminist, until being a part of ShoutOut!. Now I would say I am a feminist, but it’s not something I would shout from the mountain tops. And no, it’s not because I’m embarrassed or ashamed; it’s […]

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When Is It Enough? The Attack on Congresswomen Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez & Ilhan Omar

On April 12, 2019, Courtney Hagle, @CourtneyHagle on Twitter, shared a post highlighting the Fox News “obsessive coverage” of congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. While watching Fox News for six weeks, 42 days, she was able to pick out at least 3,181 times AOC was mentioned. From February 25th to April 7th, by her account, there wasn’t […]

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Feminism 101: A Beginners Guide to Feminist Terminology

If you are here reading “Shoutout!”, chances are you consider yourself a feminist. Or maybe you don’t like labels, but you do believe that regardless of gender or sex, everybody deserves equal opportunities- especially those who have been historically and institutionally oppressed.  Regardless, like any movement, Feminism has a lot of jargon and topics that […]

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Brunei? Oh my…

Brunei, a small southeast Asian country has made international headlines this week. If you haven’t heard, Brunei has imposed laws that will allow for gay sex to be punishable with death by stoning. YES, you actually read correctly. These newly implemented Sharia laws were put on hold for around four years due to international outrage and […]

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