***trigger warning (sexual assault, domestic violence, abuse, rape) We live in a society that constantly blames victims. This culture of blame repeatedly silences women and is a contributing factor as to why so many victims refuse to speak out. Abused? What did you do to provoke your significant other? Assaulted or raped? Were you drinking? […]
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Let’s dive head first into the female anatomy. The goal is to empower women to not only speak their minds but to take a little trip to their pleasure palace themselves.
Read More The Big O
When you sit down to play a new game, that has garnered a lot of attention and accolades there is a lot of excitement and anticipation for that title screen to first greet your eyes. As I got older a lot of the excitement and anticipation for new games has dwindled, I kept asking the […]
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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
On Sunday March 23rd, an annual event called Women in Focus was held at the Court Square Theater. Each year the event focuses on women in some aspect. This year they concentrated on female caregivers such as women who care for their aging parents. Alzheimer’s disease runs in my mother’s side of the family. Both […]
Read More Take Care of Our Caretakers!
Please enjoy me pretending I have extensive musical knowledge as I share three of my rockin’ femme-faves of the modern day.
Read More Powerful Feminist Musicians to Save Our Souls
In honor of International Women’s Day, here are a few impactful and influential women from around the world.
Read More In Honor of International Women’s Day
It is 2019, and women no longer care to see the idealistic, flawless, photoshopped models that litter their Instagram feeds. In recent years, the fashion industry has finally begun taking steps toward inclusivity in advertising. Now, major clothing brands are promoting diversity by featuring models of different sizes and skin tones, challenging society’s idea of […]
Read More Challenging Beauty Standards, One Shirt At a Time
Some personal qualities that piss the Patriarchy off but I’m not sorry about it!
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Hey what’s up hello to all of you lovely ShoutOut readers. I am absolutely ecstatic to be back working with a brand new batch of bloggers this semester! Feminism never sleeps, and I’m eager to dive back into the fem dialogue as a co-editor with @HeroineAddict and @BoobsRadley, as well as with the fellow bloggers […]
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