I had the pleasure of being able to attend the Vagina Monologues which was organized by JMU students. I’m going to be honest, when My friend who was in it invited me to come see it I had no clue what I was getting myself into. From an audience perspective I genuinely enjoyed the piece […]Read More The “V” word isn’t all that bad
Monday is by far my least favorite day of the week, but the one thing I look forward to is my drive to school, listening to the newest podcast of Crime Junkies. For the past year I have really enjoyed listening to different podcasts and learning about new things. Crime Junkies is one of my […]Read More Stop violence against women
No matter who you are, you are likely to struggle with your body image at some point in your life. It’s typical to feel like striving to regain our confidence is a never-ending loop because of the people who dragged us down in the first place. We can often feel compelled to compare ourselves to […]Read More Dear body, I LOVE YOU
We are about to see some really shocking changes regarding the environment and biolife all over the world in the couple decades due to global warming. Climate change is no joke anymore, and the damage that human activities have caused are about to have a terrible everlasting impact on the world. There are two really […]Read More The world temp rises by 2.7 degrees F, so what?
Jennifer M. Buck, a white woman, who published the book ‘Bad and Boujee: Toward a Trap Feminist Theology’ around two months ago has gotten extreme backlash these past few months. Wipf and Stock’s director of publications, recently spoke up and said they had “initiated the removal of the book from publication and distribution.” The books […]Read More A white womans’ book on trap feminism
BrunetteBloggr: I wanted to start this off by saying thank you so much for your time, it’s very exciting to have you back on the blog after some time now. For the readers who don’t know you, do you mind introducing yourself as well as some of your educational background? Dr. Mazzarella: My bachelor’s degree […]Read More Interview with Dr. Mazzarella
Oklahoma, the state known for its invention of girl scout cookies, and fully criminalizing women’s constitutional rights. Last week Republican Gov. Kevin Sitt signed a bill that makes performing an abortion in the state to be illegal. In a statement Stitt says “We want Oklahoma to be the most pro-life state in the country”(Scott, 2022). […]Read More Oklahoma, the state where it’s criminalized for women to use their rights
Last week, my class SMAD 462: Documentary in Film and TV participated in the Reel Change Film Festival at Court Square Theater. The purpose of this festival was to expose issues relevant to JMU and the greater Harrisonburg community in order to educate, engage, and impact audiences while also celebrating the documentary medium as a […]Read More Us Kids: the power of youth activism in the fight against gun violence
Let’s have a sex talk! Not just an amazing Megan Thee Stallion song but something fun we can talk about as feminists. I often think that conversations around sex are hardly ever about creating positive and accepting energy. However, we have seen in pop culture the emergence of sexually ‘liberated’ women like Megan Thee Stallion […]Read More SEX Talk!
Most of us, I hope, are familiar with the Cavetown. Also known as Robert Daniel Skinner sings many popular songs, amongst the most popular “This is Home”, that have been trendy on TikTok and other social media. Cavetown is also popular for their song “Boys Will be Bugs”. This song has a deep meaning in […]Read More Boys will be bugs