I kindly interrupt your normally student-led programming and casual Sunday drive to gush about the literal and figurative magic seen + felt at yesterday’s Women’s March on Washington, held in our nation’s capital. I hope you’ll join me as I wax poetic for few moments on the immense privilege it was to be joined by […]Read More JMU Students are Showing Up and Doing The Work
What’s the difference? Why do some people identify as one, all of them, or none of them? Trump’s recent attack on the trans community has us all frustrated, hurt, and angry. Let’s turn that into a productive mindset. Today, we’re going to talk about the ways these labels differ, and how YOU can leave this […]Read More Advocacy Vs. Activism Vs. Allyship
This week’s weekly update! Brought to you by Social Justice Solidarity and Poised in Pink: Hurricane Michael Hurricane Michael’s death toll is creeping up. Michael has been recorded as the #3 worst landfall pressure hit in recorded hurricane history. Discussion focused around the ways that the US is contributing to the increasing intensity of weather, […]Read More What it is, what’s up?
Nearly 98 million girls around the world are not in school and it’s about time we start talking about why.Read More Educating Our Girls: Obama Style
Tons of rhetoric today about how “gay people are spreading” and how “everyone is gay”. Some of that rhetoric is homophobic: I don’t get this Transgender Bathroom Hysteria We’ve been sharing bathrooms for decades already with Trans why is it a problem now? — Unite & Resist (@mikeejoe) April 18, 2016 And some of it […]Read More #30 NCOD in 20GAYteen
Time to spill this week’s tea with @notlikeothergirls.Read More What’s The 411?
I’m not your bitch. I’m not your “homegirl”. I’m not your token queer. I’m not your activist friend who you can keep on the side as a comfort for good will. I’m not your blanket for self validation. I’m just not. I’m a human. With feelings, thoughts. Words. I have WORDS sis and let me […]Read More I’m not your token Activist.