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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Texas Intruding on the Medically Personal: Adding to the many ways abortion is shamed

Texas is back at it again with abortion shaming. As of December 18, the Texas Health Department will begin to “require clinics and hospitals to bury or cremate human and fetal remains,” according to Governor Greg Abbott. The rules were proposed back in July, “with little notice and no announcement.” Previously, some states allowed cremation or […]

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Looking Forward to Trumpsgiving

As we pack our bags and make the drive home for a much-needed break from the stresses of academia, many of you might be thinking what I’m thinking: “Sh*t, how am I going to sit across the table from racist Uncle Dave for an entire two hours on Thursday?”  Well, earlier this week, one of […]

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I’m Still With Her

Secretary Clinton, In the aftermath of a shifting reality that I can no longer make sense of, I have found myself in a strange place of speechlessness while at the same time, needing more than ever, the words to express my deep devastation over the results of last night’s election. I come to you from […]

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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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