Why we should wait to fill this icons seatRead More RBG I’m So Sorry
Hello all and welcome back to another semester of ShoutOut! You didn’t think we were going to let a global pandemic stop us from bringing you the highest quality feminist discourse, did you? Sure, our collective may not be meeting face to face, but that won’t stop us from taking down the patriarchy one blog […]Read More We’re Back, Baby!
The Faculty Advisors of ShoutOut! JMU are humbled to bring you an ongoing summer series from our archives featuring the voices of our Black blogging alumni.
Topics to come are as diverse and nuanced as the Black community itself, and we can’t wait to share.
This semester took a left turn that we never saw coming. Yet, we still had a damn good semester. Here are our final words as we close an unforgettable chapter in the ShoutOut history books.Read More To a Semester Like No Other…Cheers?
As we all know, social distancing has become the new norm, and we have started to quarantine in various spaces. Within social media, I see a fear of weight gain, and to dive deeper, I see fatphobia.Read More Fatphobia During the Corona Pandemic
Tears may fall and that is perfectly okay! This post is here to let you know that tears aren’t a bad thing!Read More Big Girls DO Cry
Hey friends! This post just gives a small look into the life of being a tattooed black woman.Read More My Body, My Art
Why does my naturally, curly hair offend you? Does the color of my brown skin make you uncomfortable? Does my intelligence threaten you? Do my emotions intimidate you? Do you even want me to be confident and true to myself?
Ever heard of the Bechdel test? It’s a test that measures the representation of women in films by asking three simple questions.Read More Let’s Talk About the Bechdel Test
Have you ever been forced to change due to a dress code violation? Most girls can say yes, and these strict policies often result in hurting young teen in many ways.Read More Sexism in Dress Codes