Know Her Name

For the last four years the media has been covering the overflow of hashtags, trending articles, and buzz surrounding the *shockingly* white, all american swimmer and Stanford freshman, Brock Turner. The increase in coverage occurred when, yet again, our clearly unjust justice system failed us women as a whole and let this coward off with […]

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Feminism 101: A Beginners Guide to Feminist Terminology

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 […]

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JMU football player accused of false imprisonment of a woman and Ariana Grande accused of queer-baiting: feminist news stories of this week

Co-written by @wranglergirl1 Local News JMU Football Player Pleads No Contest After False Imprisonment Charge JMU is back at it again with sexual assault cases. Senior football player, Riley Stapleton, has plead no contest to false imprisonment of a woman in Pennsylvania. He held her in the bathroom at a mutual friends birthday party and […]

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Give The World A Love Slap

As most of you have probably seen, a new trend started last week. This trend consisted of women posting on their Facebook and Twitter pages saying “me too.” If you wrote this, it meant you had been sexually harassed or assaulted at some point in your life. The meaning of this trend was to give […]

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