You never know who could be a feminist: An Interview with My Feminist Professor

Flickr Image This weeks post is an interview on feminism with Dr. Jennifer Connerley. Dr. Connerley is an adjunct professor at, yours truly, James Madison University. To say that she is an intelligent woman wouldn’t do her justice. She is bold, brilliant, soft spoken, a professor of unique style and dress, and an absolute expert […]

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Sex Ed: How to be an Askable Adult, and Why It’s Vital You Do So

If you think sex education is an unnecessary and unimportant topic of conversation, I recommend you spend an hour in your average, smelly, pubescent-ridden  middle school or watch John Oliver’s special on the issue.  I recently reached out to the very cool, very reality-driven sex ed specialist Laura Leischner who works with various high schools […]

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How My Family Shaped My Feminism

  I would not describe my family as “progressive.” A good majority of my family is from the South and conservative values permeated my childhood experience. However, unbeknownst to them, a few of my family members have had a key role in defining how I identify and perform my feminism. I  would like to dedicate today’s […]

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“Daddy are You a Misogynist?”

I was raised by a single mother, she has a white-collar job, and always preached about the importance of being “self-sufficient“. The most important lesson that my mother taught me is that, as a woman, you need to be able to have job where you can support yourself and your children without the help of a […]

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