Selfie culture is still alive and well as 2016 ends and so is the shaming of girls who take them. Do you remember last year in October when those sorority girls got shamed by the announcers for taking selfies during a baseball game? The announcers mock the girls for their vanity by taking selfies, which is […]Read More Music, Makeup, & Media
Hello ShoutOuters! It’s time for your weekly dose of Feminist news (in case you missed out on some). Here we go! #FreeKesha This hashtag blew up the Internet, and rightly so. Popstar Kesha was denied the right to record songs outside of her contract with Sony during the suit she filed against her producer Dr.Luke, […]Read More Your Weekly Dose
Hey friends, instead of crafting a cheeky introduction to kick off this week’s blog topic, I’ve decided to skip right to the part where I begin ranting uncontrollably. Cool? Cool. Here’s what’s been on my mind for the past few days: Kesha’s court case. For those of you who are unfamiliar with the basics of […]Read More Kesha’s case matters a lot more than you might think.
I love listening to hip-hop because of how trendy and fast paced the genre is. Although I think that hip-hop is the most musically progressive genre today, its definitely not the most socially progressive. Hip-hop is a boys club. It always has been, but that doesn’t mean that there aren’t badass female hip-hop artists out there. […]Read More 4 Badass Female Hip-Hop Artists You Should Be Listening To
Take a second to listen to this song by Lil Dicky: Although Lil Dicky’s song is satirical and supposed to be humorous, the song points out a lot of accurate examples of how inequality still exists in America today.Read More It’s a good day to be a white dude
A couple weeks ago, some of my friends introduced me to Nicki Minaj’s song, “Anaconda”. “Just get ready, the whole video is her ass”, they told me. “Sounds great?” I said, “I guess I’m down to watch Nicki Minaj’s ass for a couple minutes”. What I wasn’t expecting was to be blown away with Nicki […]Read More My Anaconda Don’t Want None Unless You Got RESPECT FOR MY BODY
Do any of you out there use the (amazing) music application Spotify? Well I do and I’m slightly (okay, very) obsessed. I just became a Campus Influencer for Spotify here at JMU and while I was thinking of potential events and organizations on campus that I could partner with, it got me thinking about ShoutOut! […]Read More Spotify Playlists: Empowering Women One Song at a Time!