Just Say Me! Or So You Would Think, Just Say Me, a statement that can have so many connotations. I first heard this statement in a ABC Family hit show “The Secret Life of an American Teenager” The statement was meant to invoke power into a women’s right of choosing the needs of herself over a […]Read More Just Say Me
You can take off 12 weeks of work when you give birth to your child. But hey, here’s the catch, we just won’t pay you for that time off. Alright, cool, see you in a couple weeks. As someone who is about to enter the workforce in the spring with lofty career goals for myself, […]Read More unpaid maternity leave for 12 weeks: How gracious
For centuries, collections of people have called up to Mother Nature, through dance, ceremony, or a desperate plea. Though, these days, it is far easier for most to bask in a beautifully sunny day outdoors than take steps to reduce the way they impact the natural world. Still, the cultural myth of nature as a female entity […]Read More Don’t disrespect your Mother, Nature
With one photo, accompanied by one caption, Beyoncé Knowles-Carter broke the Internet yesterday, February 1st, with the announcement that she and her husband, Shawn Carter aka Jay-Z, are expecting twins. Source: Beyoncé’s Instagram The caption accompanying this *flawless* photo reads, “We would like to share our love and happiness. We have been blessed two times over. […]Read More Queen Bee Broke the Internet
Hey hey hey! I’m one of your new bloggers here and this is not only my first ShoutOut! blog post, but my first ever blog post! So to introduce myself a little bit I thought I’d start out with my two areas of study: religion and feminism. Pope Francis has won over a lot of […]Read More Pope Francis is the Breast
In the aftermath of the 2016 election results, I’ve seen one particular article being shared by many of my friends. The article is titled “What Do We Tell the Children?” In my particular case, a different question is weighing heavy on my shoulders. What do I, as an adult daughter, tell my mother? When my […]Read More Mom, I’m Sorry.
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 […]Read More I’m Still With Her
If you’re still looking for a Halloween costume that is sure to win you first place for scariest ensemble, just go as an empowered woman (Elizabeth Warren or Viola Davis are among many great options). With the latest drama from Trump supporters being a Twitter trend to #Repealthe19th over polls showing that Trump loses pathetically […]Read More Female Empowerment is Terrifying Or How To Win At Halloween
Why is there this idea that in 2015 women are physically weak? Why do people just assume that women need the help of a man to carry something, or to do something physical? That makes no sense. I am not a tall person. So often when I am carrying something or doing something that requires physical […]Read More Yeah, I got it . . .
College tuition and women attending college have one thing in common. They are both rising! These trends beg the question, is college worth it for women? Women currently make up more than half of the college population. Tuition has reached an all time high, with student loan debt averaging $29,400 per student upon graduation. In […]Read More Women Overrepresent the College Population, Yet Underrepresent the CEO Population. Why?