Let’s talk about sex. You heard me. Let’s talk about it. More specifically, Iet’s talk about the shame and stigma surrounding women who like to have sex. What a wild concept, right? That a female, just like a testosterone-driven male, can want and enjoy “it”, too. In fact, there is beauty and power to a […]Read More stop calling me a slut
Just this past weekend, I attended my oldest sister’s bachelorette party in VA Beach. The attendees were women from the bridal party–my sisters and friends of the bride. During this weekend, I couldn’t help but observe the interactions and actions of these six very different–yet also very similar–women through a feminist lens. Consequently, I left […]Read More why do women feel the need to ‘fix’ unfaithful men?
When I was a child, my favorite character was Scooby-Doo, however, my mom was never able to find Scooby-Doo clothing in the girls’ section at the store. For some reason, in my five-year-old mind it was essential that I had Scooby-Doo clothing, so she finally provided me with some, but I was so embarrassed that […]Read More Pink is for Boys: Challenging Gender norms in clothing
the rise and fall of andrew tate Banned… again? Andrew Tate, viral TikTok star, has been banned from yet another social media platform. The famous kick-boxer doubles as an internet sensation and gained fame on TikTok after a ‘banning spree’ on his other media accounts.The TikTok hashtag #AndrewTate has a staggering 16.2 billion views, which […]Read More DETHRONING “THE KING OF TOXIC MASCULINITY”
BrunetteBloggr: I wanted to start this off by saying thank you so much for your time, it’s very exciting to have you back on the blog after some time now. For the readers who don’t know you, do you mind introducing yourself as well as some of your educational background? Dr. Mazzarella: My bachelor’s degree […]Read More Interview with Dr. Mazzarella
Be forewarned, this is a blog about the inner struggle of an attractive college girl. To set the scene, I was at my job doing my business when someone came in to pick up a stack of paperwork. Being in college, I am rock bottom of the corporate food chain and seated closest to the […]Read More Confessions of an Attractive College Girl
Children’s books and stories are fundamental to developmental growth. I personally was a The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle kind of gal. But, books were a cornerstone of my, and many others, childhoods. These stories can teach us fundamentals of how to read, count, name colors, and understand what sounds barnyard animals make. But […]Read More Keep Your Hands Out of My Library
Food is the center of world, it’s what connects all of us. Sadly the restaurant industry doesn’t proportionately employee an equal number of men and women chefs. “Food and Feminism” looks at the line between cooking being a domestic duty for women and it being a career for men.Read More Food and Feminism
This past week has been quite eventful for the local community and the world as well. It seems steps to ensure public health are underway, ranging from human rights to disease control. First up in local news, the Biden administration petitioned to bring healthcare for pregnant women and their children under the Build Back Better […]Read More newsroom round-up
Cyberfeminism was coined in the 1990s by feminists who were interested in theorizing and critiquing the internet and new media technologies through a feminist lens. Cyberfeminism is an approach that explores the relationships within cyberspace. The term came out of ‘third-wave‘ feminism, which followed the movements of the ‘second-wave’ feminism of the 1970s that focused […]Read More What does cyberfeminism mean?