The curse of being a feminist and having a deep understanding of misogyny is the recognition that it is everywhere and underlines within many aspects of life. You notice it in the way people speak, the words they chose, their reactions, their actions, the list goes on. One particular notion of misogyny that I’ve been […]Read More Double Standards: A Personal Experience
One show that has all the fixings for a great but silly story…BUT, there’s a big elephant in the room we need to talk about.Read More Bridgerton, Great Show…But Problematic
The art of “faking it” and how if you’re a women IT DOESN’T WORK. Why? Read and find outRead More Faking It
Has “simp” become the new term to discourage men from being respectful and caring?Read More WELCOME TO SIMP NATION.
Dealing with a monthly period is not pleasant, especially with the stigma that comes along with it. Imagine if men were to have periods and how different menstruation would be treated?Read More If Men Had Periods
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 […]Read More Feminism 101: A Beginners Guide to Feminist Terminology
Trigger Warning: Mentions of physical abuse and sexual assault. It is common knowledge that women in the workplace are treated differently than their male counterparts. The prevalence of unequal pay, barriers to career advancement, and the tendency of women’s contributions to be devalued are just a few of the issues we face, and that doesn’t […]Read More Stop canceling women, start canceling double standards
I know what you are thinking; you could not have possibly read that correctly because there is absolutely no way I just stated that feminism is about men. Even as I wrote the statement that tiny little feminist inside me shouted to the heavens asking how I could take this one thing away from women. […]Read More Feminism Is About Men
No, I don’t mean your ten-digit phone number. I mean that one or two-digit number (or three; unlikely, but uh, do ya thang, honey) that is an entitlement for men, and a damnation for women. Yes, ladies and gentlemen, I’m talking about the number of people you’ve slept with. Had sex with. The number that makes […]Read More What’s Your Number?
Over the past year, my Facebook has become a dumping ground for the hoards of links to political and feminist articles that I find interesting. On my list of Facebook likes I’ve followed the NO H8 Campaign, Transgender Student Rights, SlutWalk, and Planned Parenthood Action. My newsfeed is often overflowing with feminist activism, full of enlightening and fascinating information […]Read More A Feminist and Her Facebook