This exact story was sent out through ShoutOut! JMU as a quick hit, but I feel like it deserves a bit more attention. Let’s go back to our middle school days. These days school was long, acne was emerging, and bullies were at their peak. However, middle school is around the time that we tend […]Read More A shirt called feminist
The following is a guest blog post from a woman who’s close to my heart and happens to be an extremely talented writer and feminist. Renee graduated from George Mason University in 2011 and her experience as a professional, young woman in the work place provides her with a unique perspective. The piece highlights the covert sexism experienced daily in […]Read More Bra Straps, Yoga Pants, Business Suits: Does it really matter?
Oh middle school, those were the days of crippling self-doubt, dangerously low self-esteem, and fierce desperation for peer acceptance. Personally,I can’t think of middle school without reliving my history of bad haircuts, horrible outfits, and socially awkward behavior. I really would love to forget those days. These memories were been drudged up, however, when I read about a […]Read More Pants Do Not Lower Test Scores
Being a woman in today’s generation and society, there are many things we have to keep in mind to cover up, and frankly it SUCKS! During my high school years I had a very conservative, out-dated coach for field hockey. She had believed that our team was too always look, act, and especially dress respectful. […]Read More The 3 B’s: Boobs, Butts, and Bellies
After seeing many different tabloids on the 2013 Grammys, I began to notice an annoying trend in all the comments that were being made. I had read that there was a dress code sent out by CBS about what the celebrities could and could not wear to the annual event. I personally felt enraged by this […]Read More “Thong type costumes are problematic”