Local Harrisonburg Safe Haven, The Collins Center fights to end sexual assault and its impact on the local community.Read More Local Harrisonburg Safe Haven
Have you heard of Gine around campus? Local JMU senior desexualizes the word vagina!Read More Have You Heard of “Gine”?
Tanzanian President John Pombe Magufuli just added himself to the long list of cisgender men who think that they have a say in controlling women’s bodies.Read More Tanzania and Birth Control?
In the past few weeks, I have been privileged enough to observe and admire strong and powerful women come together to discuss the issue of inequality. On February 26th, my fellow bloggers and I hosted V-day. If you didn’t attend this event, you really missed out. Ten amazing women read poems from the Vagina Monologues, […]Read More Hey… We Need To Talk
President Trump, keep your filthy, sell out, misogynist hands off my birth control! Hello friends, I’m here today with quite a bit of fury. The Trump administration has decided that effective immediately they are rolling back the Obama-era ACA amendment that required employers to offer birth control as part of their insurance policies. This was […]Read More Don’t Touch My Birth Control
Let me say it again for those in the back to hear: REPRODUCTIVE RIGHTS ARE FOR EVERYONE. After attending the 2017 National Young Feminist Leadership Conference (NYFLC) in DC last weekend, and having some intersectional discussions, I reflected and realized how I cis-washed issues regarding abortion, birth control, feminine hygiene products, STI’s, and more. What […]Read More Reproductive rights are for EVERYONE, not just WOMEN
Around 4 p.m. last Saturday afternoon, I sat in Elephant and Castle on Pennsylvania Avenue as President Trump delivered a televised speech to the intelligence community in front of the C.I.A. memorial wall. Around me a rowdy crowd booed and jeered at this man, and outside a steady procession filled the streets in opposition of […]Read More Speak Loudly and Carry a Big Sign
Hey hey hey! I’m one of your new bloggers here and this is not only my first ShoutOut! blog post, but my first ever blog post! So to introduce myself a little bit I thought I’d start out with my two areas of study: religion and feminism. Pope Francis has won over a lot of […]Read More Pope Francis is the Breast
I was thinking of what to write this post about, and while researching I came across a website. The site discusses “Post-Abortion Syndrome” and its symptoms. Now, the (dot)org and fancy title may throw you off, but this “Post-Abortion Syndrome” is not a medical issue recognized by the American Psychological Association. In fact, most women […]Read More The Myth of “Post-Abortion Syndrome” Hurts Women
Disclaimer = My base understanding on Women’s Health Issues – I’m not sure Yesterday Evening, Festival was the place to be. ‘Cause it was packed. Stand With Women or Stand in the Way was an event planned three and a half weeks in advance by the class SOWK288 that welcomed “JMU and Harrisonburg community for a public forum […]Read More Stand With Women | Reproductive Freedom