Unfortunately, we live in a society filled with exclusivity and unacceptance. We judge people before really getting to know them and we are uncomfortable by certain things that are not considered the “norm.” This forces me to ask myself, ‘What is normal, anyway?’ BORING. “Normal” is boring. GIF Link Bisexuality is characterized by society as […]Read More Bisexuality: Stigmatized not Accepted
Our whole lives we have had to follow a rubric whether its in education or in our everyday lives. We were taught how to act, how to fit in, how to get an A, how to think; leaving little room to be you. I catch myself always asking myself who I am? Yes, I have […]Read More I Needed To Write This.
I had my big Eat, Pray, Love moment a couple weeks ago. During class, each person of color shared an experience that he or she had dealt with during their time here at JMU. As I felt the attention of my peers shift to me to hear what stories I had to share, I, myself, was looking for the next […]Read More I Know You Are But What Am I?
I want to start with a story that occurred last year and affected me greatly. I do not want to share for any other reason than this is the harsh reality all women face, even in their seemingly safe college town. It is scary to think what might have happened, but it is also important for […]Read More I SHOULND’T BE AFRAID TO WALK ALONE AT NIGHT
For the uninitiated, being a feminist can be hard to wrap your head around. What am I to believe? What am I to think? Am I a feminist? The chances are if you are even asking yourself these questions you are more than likely already a feminist. To help further explore what it means to […]Read More What Does it Mean to be a Feminist?
A recent post I made about gym anxiety and JMU’s recreation center got a lot of attention and great feedback. I would first like to thank everyone for reading and supporting it, I must admit this whole thing is new to me but I was very proud of that post and was amazed at the […]Read More Does UREC Make Exercise A Privilege?
We all have our guilty pleasures. For some people, it is eating a pint of chocolate ice cream and for some people it is watching their favorite show. My guilty pleasure is watching Love Island. I used to be ashamed to admit that I am obsessed with Love Island as a feminist because it reinforces […]Read More I hate that I love Love Island.