I’m from a rural county in Virginia. There are a lot of things that are difficult to access in my hometown…affordable housing, internet access, cell signal and decent water, to name a few. One thing there will never be a shortage of is country music stations. With the exception of one “positive hits” station every […]Read More I Love Coutry Music, But it Needs to Change
There is no one way to be a perfect feminist. How a person chooses to support and share feminism depends first how they define their feminism, the spectrum is wide. That being said, popular feminist, Sara Ahmed, outlines one way to live a feminist lifestyle. In her book Living a Feminist Life she outlines what […]Read More The Killjoys of Tik Tok
This interview was conducted with a student who chooses to remain anonymous but thought that sharing her side of the obstacles she faces throughout her education was important and should be heard. What is your Major / What interests you most about your studies? “I am a junior at James Madison University majoring in physics […]Read More An Interview With A Future Female EINSTEIN
Pimps and Hoes CEOs and Office Hoes Golf Pros and Tennis Hoes Bros and Hoes These are some of the themes of mixers I’ve been invited to throughout my college career. What’s the common theme here? Hoes. The basic formula = any profession + hoes. These themes reflect the sexism that is ingrained in college […]Read More college party sexism
This past weekend, myself and the rest of JMU students involved in sorority life celebrated the new members running home. As a member of a sorority I have experienced first hand how people generalize and attach stereotypes to all sorority girls. I have found that what is most common is just an exaggerated version of […]Read More Everyone needs to rewatch legally blonde.
Let us talk about the wide spectrum regarding marginalized health care in the United States. I feel like most people can find their gynecologist a comforting, sacred place in which they can confide most of their personal physical and emotional pains with. The first time I visited my gynecologist, the same lady who birthed me, made […]Read More Not all Gynos Can Be Trusted
Her face flushed with a look of concern in her eyes, my roommate walked into my apartment a few days ago after seeing the local OB-GYN. “How did it go?” I asked her hesitantly. “It wasn’t my normal woman.” She replied with defeat. “She had a male student check me out instead. He had no […]Read More Yeast Infections, The Least of Our Worries
I am someone who, since a young age, LOVED being very feminine, and a “girly-girl”, if you will. I love make-up, I love clothes, and I LOVE style. Home videos of a four-year-old me show me trying on lipstick and high-heels! Unfortunately, make-up and certain clothes can cause stares, rolling eyes, and snickers, from both […]Read More DRESS HOW YOU WANT, LIVE HOW YOU WANT, AND MAKE YOUR OWN DECISIONS
Most of us learned internalized misogyny at home from our mothers and grandmothers, not men.Read More Internalized Misogyny has Maternal Roots
Addressing the sexist questions female celebrities are askedRead More Why So Sexist?