Ladies, we know about the friend that arrives every 28 days. This little friend that seems to defy the human body by bleeding for a week and we stay alive. We hate this friend, but we have to welcome it, I mean it’s biology. This friend is our period. Recently, there seems to have been […]Read More Empowering. The. Period.
Calling all ladies/people- the ones who give a shit about politics, believe that yes, the personal IS political, the gals and pals who want to embrace their beautiful-no-matta-what bodies and would appreciate free reign to do what they want with them, too. This is a casting call for all the people who are grasping at […]Read More Let’s Raise One Up for Lady Parts Justice
Has Axe finally moved on from the sex-crazed, “get hot girls,” misogyny? In their new ad entitled, “Find Your Magic”, Axe is making it clear that you don’t need the six pack to be a man. This may be a win for the company. Maybe. In the beginning, the ad references the insanely fit, overly sexualized […]Read More One Small Step for Humanity, One Giant Leap for Axe
College tuition and women attending college have one thing in common. They are both rising! These trends beg the question, is college worth it for women? Women currently make up more than half of the college population. Tuition has reached an all time high, with student loan debt averaging $29,400 per student upon graduation. In […]Read More Women Overrepresent the College Population, Yet Underrepresent the CEO Population. Why?
This week, the ShoutOut! JMU bloggers set out to understand the differing ways in which feminism is interpreted on an individual basis. While feminism as a whole aims to put an end to patriarchy and sexism, individual identities often influence its meaning. All individuals face different life experiences due to their identities and place in society. […]Read More Feminist Perspectives: Dr. Matthew Ezzell
Since growing up, we all have this idea of perfection ingrained into ourselves. The idea that what we should be striving for is perfection and that we aren’t being the best we can be if we don’t achieve perfection. Truth is though, it’s impossible to achieve this concept that we have in our head. From […]Read More Perfection
Like the majority of American children, I grew up watching, and loving, Disney. The Little Mermaid, The Lion King, Tarzan, and Pocahontas were just a few of my favorites. Little did I know, that aside from getting me to stop bothering my parents for an hour or so, these movies had larger implications on my […]Read More Not So Happily Ever After, Disney