Misogyny in the Alt-Right? How White Women are Refusing Sexism While Promoting Racism

Hi friends! Sadly this is my last post for the semester but I wanted to end on an interesting note by talking about the shuffling going on in the Alt-Right movement (read Nazi movement). Prominent Nazi women are speaking out against sexist language and actions of their fellow white nationalists. Yes, you read that correctly, […]

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Love: Conscious Falling

Lately, I have been questioning love. Is love something you fall into? Is love like the pieces of toilet paper that inevitably get caught on your shoe, follows you around until you notice after several hours its there? Or — Is love like looking at the weather report with 90% chance of rain and knowingly […]

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Throwing Shade: A Feminasty Podcast Review

Meet self-proclaimed “Feminasty” Erin Gibson and “Homosensual” Bryan Safi, two comedians who take a “weekly look at all the issues important to ladies and gays…and treat them with much less respect than they deserve.”  These are the hosts of the sarcasm-dripping, startling-laughter-in-public inducing feminist podcast Throwing Shade, a sometimes problematic, ranty, usually extremely relevant, sometimes […]

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Beauty: not just a binary

Attractiveness is a privilege. Point and blank, chances are if you are considered to be “attractive” based off of societies standards, you have a much greater chance at having opportunities than someone who would be defined as “unattractive”. As mentioned in the article hyperlinked above, we look at people who society would define as beautiful, […]

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The Ugly Truth

When we are younger one of the first things that we learn as a child is to “keep your hands to yourself”, why is it that now we are older those rules don’t apply to our genitalia? The Oscar nominated movie, “The Hunting Ground” was played yesterday for JMU students at Grafton. The movie itself […]

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