*Warning this article talks about sexual assault and rape and it may be triggering for some readers* When a woman wants to have a drink or two, they should not have to live in fear that they are going to be raped. Across the globe, but particularly America, drunk women often are assault or rape, […]Read More Women get Rape because of Rapist
Harsher Punishments For Rapists TW: Sexual assault, violence and mentions of self harm On September 10th, 2019, a viral video of a rapist surfaced on the internet The video showed a man being castrated by pit bulls, begging for help and in deep sweat It was extremely disturbing and hard to watch to say the […]Read More HARSHER PUNISHMENTS FOR RAPISTS!
Welcome back! Here is your afternoon briefing… JMU Students and Faculty participate in global Climate Strike On Friday (9/20/19), around 400 students and faculty walked out of their classes and jobs to stand on the Wilson Hall steps joining in on the global climate strike. They then marched downtown to demand action in preventing climate […]Read More Newsroom
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 […]Read More Feminism 101: A Beginners Guide to Feminist Terminology
What’s up my friends?! In my previous post, I discussed the idea of the “love slap.” To me, the love slap comes from a place of deep care for the issue at hand, whether that be sexual assault, racism, sexism, poverty, etc. Now I realize that a slap is generally seen as a violent action, […]Read More How To Love Slap
In the words of Samantha Bee, “We are coming for you, Creeps.” In the news recently, filmmaker Harvey Weinstein has been accused of rape and sexual misconduct, and of course denied it. Angelina Jolie, Gwyneth Paltrow, and so many other big name actresses were harassed or assaulted when doing a movie with Weinstein. But there […]Read More Hold Them Accountable
CW: discussions of rape, sexual violence, and trauma. Let me preface this post, I’d like to invite people to read my bio. I feel that learning more about my feminist/humanist perspective will help readers understand where I’m coming from and hopefully reach a larger crowd. As I said in my previous post, I will be […]Read More We Can’t Keep Quiet Anymore