Ladies, we know about the friend that arrives every 28 days. This little friend that seems to defy the human body by bleeding for a week and we stay alive. We hate this friend, but we have to welcome it, I mean it’s biology. This friend is our period. Recently, there seems to have been […]Read More Empowering. The. Period.
Before I begin, I want to say that on Friday, November 13th, the world experienced many tragedies. For that, I keep the world in my thoughts. This post is directed much more at the users of social media. As I’m sure all of you have seen, there is a new Facebook filter available to show your […]Read More Facebook does NOT make you an Ally
Before I begin with the rest of this post, I want to establish one thing, and that is my privilege. I think that before anyone has a right to weigh in on the current state of affairs, they need to check their privilege. I am a white, heterosexual, cis gendered, middle class, educated, and able, […]Read More Caitlyn Deserves Love. End of Story.
As a blogger for ShoutOut!, I am constantly using the internet to engage with other feminists from around the world, and I love it. Online activism is al amazing too; for feminist issues and more: it helps spread awareness/advocacy, it helps organize and mobilize, and it’s a great tool to view action and reaction. The most unique thing about this [relatively] […]Read More So, you want to be an online activist?
This past year, social media sites were making many progressive strides in social justice. Specifically, Facebook made a lot of people very happy by expanding their options for gender from two possible selections to more than fifty different options. For those people out there who thought fifty was a lot, I’m happy to let you know […]Read More Facebook’s New Gender Options
I don’t think anyone that has read the entire Twilight Series would call it a work of Feminist literature. Or, if you do, I would seriously like to hear your explanation. In fact, a blog post has already been written on ShoutOut about Twilight’s anti-feminist qualities, which can be found here (written by amyguzz in November […]Read More The Twilight Saga Launches New Feminist Project—Wait, Really? Twilight?
Facebook: Internet mega-site, business leader, media innovator, and pop culture phenomena. Since it’s debut in 2004, the site has faced a rollercoaster ride of traumatic gains and losses. From it’s suedo-biographical movie of founder Mark Zuckerberg’s rise to fame, to last year’s abysmal stock performance, Facebook has seen it’s fair share of troubles, but a […]Read More Sheryl Sandberg: Businesswoman Extraordinaire