Moving through the world as a queer human being has it’s struggles. I would like to shine some light on what I and many others deal with every damn day of our lives, and hopeful show people that it’s more than just rainbows and sunshine. One of those struggles that absolutely drives me crazy is […]Read More Situations queer people deal with everyday
I had never conducted an interview before in my life. But for ShoutOut!, I decided that I wanted to showcase local feminist and Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies (WGSS) professor Dr. Sharon Mazzarella, who has been teaching for 13 years at James Madison University. In this interview, we discuss her research in young girlhood, her […]Read More Interview with JMU Professor Dr. Mazzarella
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
During Trumps time in office, there were some rules put in place that banned transgender people from serving in the Military. As of recent, the Pentagon announced a new policy to undo the rules under the Trump administration. The new policies will now provide service members a process in which they may transition gender while […]Read More New Policies Granting the Transgender community to serve in the Military
I write this post whilst listening to a song that she showed me, stealing glances at my phone to see the sweet messages she sends me, and attempting to ignore the butterflies in my stomach that she gives me. Ella Fitzgerald’s voice ever so beautifully twirls around my head as I think of her, “At the sound of your voice Heaven opens its portals to me Can […]Read More FALLING IN LOVE, BUT AT WHAT COST?
It’s a new dawn, it’s a new day, it’s a new life for us and we are feeling good!! Welcome back to another exciting semester of ShoutOut! 2020 was a year of trials and tribulations but thankfully we made it through. Even though things are finally starting to look up and we have a whole […]Read More Back and Better Than Ever!!
“But among you there must not be even a hint of sexual immorality, or of any kind of impurity, or of greed, because these are improper for God’s holy people”. (Ephesians 5:3) Hello, and welcome to Catholic School, teaching kids the importance safe sex one day at a time. I went to Catholic school for […]Read More “Amen” to no sex ed?
Kamala Harris has made history. And she is a queen for it.Read More THE QUEEN HERSELF HAS DONE IT
I am ashamed to admit, as of recently, I had not been keeping up-to-date on particular healthcare concerns that have been building up since the Trump Administration took office. I am explicitly referring to what is currently sparking panic and outrage for many women all over the country (2.4 million to be exact) – the […]Read More Planned Parenthood and the Title X Gag Rule
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!