This weeks artist of the week is a Grammy-award winning singer-songwriter Colbie Marie Caillat is this week’s #HerArtistoftheWeek for her newly released song,
Yesterday, Equality for HER visited Louisiana State University's African American Cultural Center for the Office of Multicultural Affairs' kick off event for the LGBTQ community. Rainbow Rush is an annual event that introduces new and returning LSU students to LGBTQ and ally organizations in the Baton Rouge community. We are looking forward to working with the amazing local organizations that attended. Read more!
Yesterday, Equality for HER visited Louisiana State University‘s African American Cultural Center for the Office of Multicultural Affairs‘ kick off event for the LGBTQ community. Rainbow Rush is an annual event that introduces new and returning LSU students to LGBTQ and ally organizations in the Baton Rouge community. We are looking forward to working with the amazing local organizations that…
I was reading an article for class, out of the Textbook for International Health, in the “Societal determinants of Health and Social Inequalities” chapter, when I came across gender and race and how it related to health.
Gender inequalities and gender discrimination are an important determinant of health. Gender refers to social conceptions and roles rather than biological differences. In other…
From www.equalityforher.com. Meet the latest HER Artist of the Week, singer/songwriter Meghan Trainor and her song “All About That Bass”. Trainor is a 20 year old from Massachusetts who has written songs for the likes of Rascal Flatts and others. “All About That Bass” is her breakout song as a singer songwriter. The song is about body acceptance, with lyrics like, “Yeah it’s pretty clear, I ain’t no size 2”, “I see the magazines working that Photoshop/We know that s–t ain’t real/Come on now, make it stop/If you got beauty beauty just raise ‘em up/‘Cause every inch of you is perfect/From the bottom to the top” The song promotes body acceptance and celebrates men and women of all shapes and sizes. Read more at www.equalityforher.com
Equality for Health, Education, & Rights, LLC is an empowerment organization dedicated to spreading community awareness about women’s health, education, and rights. We seek to empower individuals by giving them the resources they need in order to be successful in all aspects of their lives without having to mask their true identity or appease societal norms.
HER Artist of the Week is a weekly feature on musicians and songs that encourage fair treatment of women and do not advocate for violence against women. After all if all you’re listening to is music that has a negative message toward, you may start repeating it. So, Equality for HER is featuring music that sends a healthy message.
"I woke up earlier than I intended this morning, so I logged on to Tumblr under the Equality for HER account and updated a few articles. I realized I had failed to post the Sleeping Beauty and Consent article on the Tumblr account so I swiftly corrected that issue. After attaching the appropriate tags, a brief introduction, and a preview I hit publish and proceeded with my morning routine. As I brushed my teeth I heard my phone notifying me that the article was being re-blogged. (For those of you who are not Tumblr savvy, it a website where users can blog and interact with other blogs through liking, reposting and commenting.) Awesome! The Internet was reading and appreciating what I had to say, and maybe by talking about my process I someone else could benefit. I looked at the comments one person posted to narrative,
“Jesus H Christ, you’ll shit yourself if you ever read the original [opposed to the Disney version]!”
My inner dialogue was along these lines: Hmm that’s not really a productive or relevant response. Maybe they are really into original stories that Disney has adapted. Let me check out their page. (Checks page) Oh wow.
This person’s blog was devoted to ‘anti-feminist’ and demeaning statements. A brief scan of the Tumblr page revealed the user’s damaging rejection of the existence of rape culture and the need for feminism.”
Check out the whole story at http://bit.ly/1nWZmAd