In an article by Nicole Goodkind for Fortune, she discusses a bill that was signed by Ohio Governor, Mike DeWine, allowing medical providers and practitioners to deny treatment to LGBTQ+ patients based their moral or religious beliefs. And if that isn’t already shocking enough to hear, you’ll be even more disheartened to hear that the […]Read More “Thanks for marriage, but we need healthcare”
I have a nagging voice in my head, being a lawyer in America is still a very MASCULINE job, and I identify as a cisgender woman.Read More WOMEN IN POWER: LAWYERS AND DOCTORS
Medical studies in the past few years have proven that period pain is very similar to the pain felt when having a heart attack. So, if women can withstand that kind of pain once a month, every month, for a large chunk of their lives, why don’t medical professionals take their pain seriously? Gender bias […]Read More Why You’Re More likely to Walk out of the Hospital Alive If You Are a MAn
One minute, my mom was yelling at me; the next, we were out getting ice cream! She is so bipolar! What is the problem with this sentence? I personally am a grammar nut, but a hint is that it would be easily overlooked. I’ll give you a second… Here’s the answer: the word “bipolar” is […]Read More Mental Disorders are NOT Adjectives
This past weekend, myself and the rest of JMU students involved in sorority life celebrated the new members running home. As a member of a sorority I have experienced first hand how people generalize and attach stereotypes to all sorority girls. I have found that what is most common is just an exaggerated version of […]Read More Everyone needs to rewatch legally blonde.
Campus as a freshman is your home. Home is supposed to be a warm, inviting, and safe space for creativity to flow and work to get done. Home is supposed to be a loving place to express yourself freely. Virginia Tech’s freshman so far this semester have taken expression and ‘love’ to a criminalizing level. […]Read More Virginia tech cannot handle sexual assault cases.
how i went from hating to loving feminism. Okay, maybe ‘hating’ is a strong word. Just go with it. All my life I have been surrounded by men who told me that being a women made me weak, inferior, and even less “cool” than them. And I believed it. I spent my whole childhood trying […]Read More Feminism is cool.
The healthcare system has neglected the fact that women need help, need someone to hear them, listen to them, support them, and provide effective treatment for their pain.Read More HASHIMOTO’S DISEASE: HOW I REALIZED THERE IS A MASSIVE GAP IN THE HEALTH SYSTEM
“We are either going to have a future where women lead the way to make peace with the Earth or we are not going to have a human future at all.” —Vandana Shiva As an inspiring environmentalist and a self-proclaimed feminist, the concept of eco-feminism as always piqued my interest. The relation of nature and […]Read More Is Eco-feminism a Justified Branch of Feminism?
As a female, I have experienced my fair share of misogyny. From a young age I have been advised to live my life a certain way, whether that be how I talk, act, or dress, and whenever I questioned this advice, the answer always had something to do with how men would perceive me. Throughout […]Read More Do Institutions of Higher Education Prepare Females for Success?