When was in high school, I was comfortable with my body. I was never what anyone would call “skinny” but I had a roughly average build. I would eat three meals a day that would consist of what I was in the mood for, I wore whatever I wanted, and I woke up every day […]Read More Welcome to college, here’s your eating disorder
Why is the supreme court changing? Justice Stephen Breyer has announced his retirement, which is allowing the court to become more diverse? Read for information on Biden’s nominee and previous historic appointments to the Supreme Court.Read More ￼Hey Siri, why is it significant for this old white man to retire?
“I can’t believe how much muscle she is building, does she want to look like a man?” “It is crazy how even though you are a woman, you are able to lift more than him.” “She should probably lift lighter weights so she gets toned, rather than getting bulky.” These are just a few of […]Read More Let’s talk about female weight-lifters
Food is the center of world, it’s what connects all of us. Sadly the restaurant industry doesn’t proportionately employee an equal number of men and women chefs. “Food and Feminism” looks at the line between cooking being a domestic duty for women and it being a career for men.Read More Food and Feminism
I am a junior transfer student here at James Madison University. Therefore, switching from a community college to a university…calls for quite the culture shock overall. As someone who enjoys the gym 24/7, you could call me a “gym enthusiast” if you will. In this blog post, I will be discussing my personal experience as […]Read More GYM CULTURE v. GENDER GAP: A GYM ENTHUSIAST PERSPECTIVE
Euphoria is a critically acclaimed TV show that has dominated the media for its star-studded cast, racy scenes and plot lines, and approach to portraying sexuality in a way that no other show has done before. While much of the show has been chastised for presenting “crazy women,” I feel this is due to the fact that […]Read More Beyond the glitter: a feminist perspective on euphoria
@happygirl In March of 2019, the U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team’s 28 members and part of there organization filed a lawsuit against the discrimination in compensation against this womens sports team. Fast forward almost 4 years to February of 2022 and the class action lawsuit against the U.S. Soccer Federation has finally been settled. A […]Read More The US women’s national soccer teams’ settlement is just the beginning
Hello everyone! Today I wanted to talk about sex… Sexuality that is. Sexuality has become a more mainstream topic after the Supreme Court case Obergefell v. Hodges that legalized same-sex marriage. I wanted to talk about my experience with sexuality, both in my personal and romantic life. This is just my personal experience with sexuality, […]Read More Let’s Talk About Sex(uality)!
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!
You can take off 12 weeks of work when you give birth to your child. But hey, here’s the catch, we just won’t pay you for that time off. Alright, cool, see you in a couple weeks. As someone who is about to enter the workforce in the spring with lofty career goals for myself, […]Read More unpaid maternity leave for 12 weeks: How gracious