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 […]Read More Connecting with a Character
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
This past Tuesday I was given the awesome opportunity to see a documentary called “The Mask You Live In“.This documentary was absolutely amazing and put into perspective just how impactful having the gender norms our society is structured around can affect male’s of all ages. They brought up an amazing point really on in the […]Read More Hyper-masculinity in Society
Photo courtesy of Flickr.com There’s good news and bad news. If you’ve never watched “RuPaul’s Drag Race,” a reality show about drag queens competing to become “The Next Drag Superstar,” then you’re in for a treat, but you’re also likely to experience some confusion over all of its cultural appropriation. Drag Race appears on Logo and […]Read More RuPaul’s Drag Race: Breaking or Reinforcing Cultural Stereotypes?