I-U-Me? A Few Things You Should Know About IUDs

With the recent political landscape continuously taking a turn for the worst whilst simultaneously turning against immigrants, refugees, POC, the LGBTQ+ community, Muslims, public and special education programs and women’s rights, etc. it’s become a scary America to exist in. And, with Congressional spite fueling and unnecessary repeal (without a logical replacement, but that’s of […]

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Newsroom Round Up

Wondering what the ShoutOut! bloggers covered this week in the Newsroom? Presidential Business: Trump’s Presidential Inaugural Committee has released statements saying that the upcoming weekend’s events will emphasize simplicity over luxury, as if it was a conscious choice on the part of Trump’s team to have no one throw him inaugural balls, to have the […]

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A Feminist Response to: “I Am A Female And I Am So Over Feminists”

Image Source: Flickr Creative Commons TW: brief mentions of rape, sexual assault For the past several months, I’ve been seeing an article floating around my Facebook feed – one disturbingly titled, “I am a Female and I am So Over Feminists.” While I’ve been forced to read this line many times from all the “shares” it’s been […]

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How Abortion Bans Promote Elitism

  (featured image use flickr-Mujeres ante el Congreso) At the Presidential Debate last night, Donald Trump announced he would he would appoint “pro-life” justices on the courts and would try to place the issue of Roe V. Wade back to the states. As of 2016, 30 abortion restriction laws in 14 states have been enacted, […]

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Birth Control + You: Real Talk

  Have you ever uttered the words “birth control” in a crowded room, only to have a slew of back-to-back horror stories told to you by 10 different humans? Perhaps you’ve been to the gynecologist or your nearest WebMD web page, only to be completely overwhelmed with options and medical jargon that goes in one […]

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Let’s Get Political

The presidential election is coming upon us quicker than we think. The top candidates have not been narrowed down, and it is getting close (and terrifying with Trump getting so much support). But if you are like me, and you care about certain issues, then you’re probably wondering which candidates are the most (or the […]

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I am 1 in 3

I want to talk about my abortion. I want to be open. I want to be honest. Abortion cannot be simplified into regret or no regret. Those words glide along the surface of what we choose to say after the fact. We fall into those categories, and then we become statistics. Our names and our […]

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