Kristen Shrewsbury is an instructional faculty member at JMU who teaches the special topics course WGSS 300: Queer Families. She’s a Harrisonburg native who went to JMU for her undergraduate degree from 1996 to 2001, and began working at JMU as a professional in 2007. She’s married to a same sex spouse and has two […]Read More An interview with JMU professor Dr. Shrewsbury
Being queer in both straight and LGBTQ+ spaces can be mentally taxing I work with a close-knit group of fellow college students. We talk about our personal lives, complain about classes, and occasionally go out together on weekends. Some of them, like me, identify as queer. At the office, I made a lighthearted joke when […]Read More Too much, but also not enough
Euphoria is a critically acclaimed TV show that has dominated the media for its star-studded cast, racy scenes and plot lines, and approach to portraying sexuality in a way that no other show has done before. While much of the show has been chastised for presenting “crazy women,” I feel this is due to the fact that […]Read More Beyond the glitter: a feminist perspective on euphoria
Hello everyone! Today I wanted to talk about sex… Sexuality that is. Sexuality has become a more mainstream topic after the Supreme Court case Obergefell v. Hodges that legalized same-sex marriage. I wanted to talk about my experience with sexuality, both in my personal and romantic life. This is just my personal experience with sexuality, […]Read More Let’s Talk About Sex(uality)!
Millions have awaited today over the past few months. November 12th, 2021. Red. Taylor Swift’s album, Red (Taylor’s Version), has been re-released today with ten added songs. The added songs include the hit country song, Better Man, previously sung by Little Big Town but written by the Queen herself. Songs also include Ed Sheeran, who was […]Read More today is red.
Let me tell you about two people living in Chicago. But first some important information. Both of our characters are 24 year old white males and both have lived in and around Chicago for all if not most of their lives. We’ll call one Sam and one Dave. Sam grew up and still lives in […]Read More Stories From Chicago: How Upbringing Affets mindset
During my senior year of high school, I met my first boyfriend. While we had issues, we would continue to date through part of my junior year of college. We went to different universities, so the long distance aspect of the relationship took away time from other facets of my life. My boyfriend and I […]Read More For a while… i thought life revolved around men
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
One show that has all the fixings for a great but silly story…BUT, there’s a big elephant in the room we need to talk about.Read More Bridgerton, Great Show…But Problematic
Ladies, why are we at war with each other? Lets talk about why we’re stronger together, and shouldn’t let men drive us apart.Read More The Boy Is Mine.