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”
It saves my friends from an uncomfortable interaction down the road, makes me feel more comfortable, and allows them to engage in a safe space for dialogue. So, it does start with us and just a simple conversation.Read More ADDRESSING GENDER STEREOTYPES WITH YOUR CLOSE FRIENDS IS HARD…BUT I DID IT!
Pimps and Hoes CEOs and Office Hoes Golf Pros and Tennis Hoes Bros and Hoes These are some of the themes of mixers I’ve been invited to throughout my college career. What’s the common theme here? Hoes. The basic formula = any profession + hoes. These themes reflect the sexism that is ingrained in college […]Read More college party sexism
As a Women’s Gender and Sexuality Studies minor I am currently taking the Introduction to Women and Gender Studies course. This past week my class had a guest speaker, her name is Javay (@/millennialsexpert on Instagram) and she is a JMU alum who is now a practicing sexologist. In her presentation to my class she […]Read More Misogyny in the Music Industry
Most of us learned internalized misogyny at home from our mothers and grandmothers, not men.Read More Internalized Misogyny has Maternal Roots
“Representative Yoho called me, and I quote, ‘A fucking bitch.’”Read More Amazing AOC
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
We often talk about the sexualization of women through the male gaze. However, we do not often talk about the ways that this interacts with race through an intersectional lens.
Does the term ‘yellow fever’ sound familiar?Read More Not Your Asian Persuasion
Trigger Warning: Mentions of physical abuse and sexual assault. It is common knowledge that women in the workplace are treated differently than their male counterparts. The prevalence of unequal pay, barriers to career advancement, and the tendency of women’s contributions to be devalued are just a few of the issues we face, and that doesn’t […]Read More Stop canceling women, start canceling double standards
I spent this past weekend playing very challenging, high-level rugby games in the Women’s D1 Round of Sixteen for Nationals. Truthfully, we got our butts kicked, having lost the fire, and numbers, from an undefeated fall season which earned us number one seed in the league. I spent the rest of Sunday, and today, reflecting on my […]Read More Opening Up The Old Boys’ Club