The 19thAmendment to the Constitution of the United States allowed women the right to vote in 1920. It is 100 years later, and we are only now seeing a rise in women represented in politics. But sadly, we are still extremely underrepresented. For years, women have endured a concerning struggle to reach a concrete level of […]Read More Not Enough Women at the Table
Whether you’re a dog or cat person, I think we can all agree that the killing of innocent kittens is indisputably wrong. Yet, a recent report from a nonprofit organization “White Coat Waste Project” has detailed the cruel and unusual ways that the U.S government is funding the Department of Agriculture to test and kill […]Read More Let’s Stop Killing Kittens!
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This past week has been a whirlwind for US politics – the Presidential election, protests, and global commentary. There’s a lot of scare rhetoric out there, intimidating the LGBTQ+ community. Some things in the news are true, others are just meant to intimidate the community. Personally, I was terrified while watching the election results roll […]Read More LGBTQ+ News: There’s a Silver Lining to Every Political Storm Cloud
If you think sex education is an unnecessary and unimportant topic of conversation, I recommend you spend an hour in your average, smelly, pubescent-ridden middle school or watch John Oliver’s special on the issue. I recently reached out to the very cool, very reality-driven sex ed specialist Laura Leischner who works with various high schools […]Read More Sex Ed: How to be an Askable Adult, and Why It’s Vital You Do So
NO! The United States may think it is “progressive” but in reality, it isn’t. Now, don’t get me wrong, I bleed red white and blue but there is something wrong about saying we are a “changing”, “progressive” nation when we clearly aren’t. Currently RIGHT NOW there are 22 World Leaders who are WOMAN (and not […]Read More Is The United States as ‘Progressive’ as We Claim?
My favorite holiday is almost here: Halloween! Many will rush to complete or buy last minute costumes this weekend, and others will prepare for the festivities in other ways. Since being in college, I’ve personally noticed a wide array of unique costume ideas. Some more thoughtful than others; the temperature’s dropped and snowed the past […]Read More The Frightful Thought of a Culturally Aware Halloween
It is easy to say on the surface that women have made great strides in female empowerment progress. We have women breaking into higher levels of government, corporate America, and science fields. However, with all of this progress, it is important to note what still needs to be done. Women still aren’t making as much […]Read More Equality- Not So Evenly Dispersed
If you aren’t familiar with James Madison University or it’s business school, let me preface this post with a little backstory. JMU is known for a great many things, and one of which is our Business School. Consistently ranked among the top 15 in the nation, the CPA program was ranked #1 by the National […]Read More The Times They Are A (Positively) Changin’
If you’re on the West Coast and it’s still March 3rd, celebrate the 100th anniversary of the 1913 Women’s Suffrage Parade! If you’re like me and like sweet vintage photography (I’m talkin’ hi-res, restored black and whites people!), or if you like bad-ass women of American history, check out The Atlantic’s collection in commemoration of […]Read More Quick Hit: 1913 Suffrage Parade