Learn more about the book club WAKE UP on JMUs campus, creating conversations around race and identity.Read More JMU WAKE UP: Intersections of Whiteness and Identity
ShoutOut! Bloggers are slowly but surely getting back in the swing of things, and we welcomed in the first week of February with a collaborative Newsroom. Our bloggers ran the gamut of topics — everything from Superbowl Halftime Herstorical Moments to biting some dude’s tongue off when he doesn’t get that consent is revocable… Keep reading and find out what ShoutOut 2020 is talking about this week!Read More Girlfriend got your tongue?! THE NEWS
The laws created echo the continuous struggles of women and other marginalized groups. Laws are the culmination and the realization that our patriarchal society has created from its inception. The laws that have been created by our society came into being during the revolutionary war and the subsequent creation of the Declaration of Independence. These […]Read More Women and Controversial Topics
I don’t hate chicken; I just refuse to eat hate chicken.Read More Chick-fil-A Boycott
The Civil Rights Act of 1964 made it illegal for employers to discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, or national origin. This week the United States Supreme Court announced that it will hear three cases that will help decide if this Act extends its employment protections to gay and transgendered people. In the past […]Read More Supreme Court Will Hear Cases From LGBTQ People Experiencing Employment Discrimination
Let’s talk about the intersectional feminist WIN during the most recent midterm elections!Read More Lets Talk Results
Not really hip to the news? Us ovaries can help you there! Just don’t ovaryact to it.Read More What is New on the News?
The other night I was sitting in the photo lab on campus, sorting negatives, when I started Speaking Up, one of NPR’s Ted Radio Hour podcast episodes. It began with the story of a queer, Bahrainian woman name Esra’a. She introduced herself to a crowd, describing her upbringing in Bahrain: “You were encouraged to be invisible, and […]Read More Where are you, in the fight for unity?
Dear Allies of JMU, How’s it going? I know a lot of you are angry right now as we (the queer community) have been getting a lot of shit for attempting to celebrate ourselves. Many of you have been writing notes of encouragement on our Facebook walls, reminding us to remember that we are not alone […]Read More An open letter to GayMU Allies: How to Transform your Outrage into Activism
Thanks to my dad’s job, I was given the benefit of growing up around the world. For two years in high school, I lived in a tiny little south Asian country between China and India called Nepal. A lot of times when I mention it, I am often asked questions about how I liked living […]Read More Quick Hit: World News to Celebrate