2020 Leslie George Speak Out

The National Eating Disorder Awareness (NEDA) week is February 24th to March 1st this year, and to promote awareness the Sigma Sigma Sigma Sorority (Tri Sig) hosted a Speak out in honor of the survivors and fighters of eating disorders. In my three years at JMU, I have never been to this event. Each year […]

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#selfienation

With the click of a button or the tap of a screen, women can edit themselves. With the popularity of selfies, not only do we control the picture to perfection, but we filter and edit them to create our own unattainable beauty standards.

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Feminism & the Media

Let’s face it.  Everything you see is filtered by the media.  And especially issues that are ‘controversial’ are especially filtered.  And it’s hard to figure out your own viewpoint by all the forms of information that are vying for attention from every side.  In the era of fake news, how do we discern what’s real […]

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Ouch, Charlie: A Response

This past week, I came across an article written by Charles J Orlando entitled “Ladies please stop doing this on Instagram” on the Thought Catalog. These are my personal thoughts, interpretation of the piece, and response to it.  I’ve been taking a lot of self portraits lately… or, rather, selfies. Sometimes, I even upload the ones I […]

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Sex: Are you Positive?

I was first introduced to the idea of “sex positivity” when I stumbled upon the YouTube channel of the one and only Laci Green. If you haven’t already been exposed to the wonder that is Miss Green, then you should definitely do so after you finish reading. I apologize in advance for how obsessed you […]

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