Tag: Women’s Issues

Epic Photos from the Women’s March in Washington

(Photo Credit: Isabella Basco/MUI Daily News) The Women’s March was one of the most epic events to happen in a millennial woman’s lifetime. Men and women from all over the country came to defend reproductive rights, closing the gender pay gap, protecting the Affordable Care Act and combatting climate change. 500,000 people came to Washington… Read More

Why Is There a Lack of Women in Country Music?

Country music has many iconic female artists like Dolly Parton, Patsy Cline, Loretta Lynn, and Reba McEntire. But all too often, the country music stations are dominated by men. The gender imbalance in the music genre is so well-known that many media outlets like The New York Times, Entertainment Weekly, and Rolling Stone Country dubbed… Read More

Why Moana is Different from Other Disney Princesses

One could argue that it is an American tradition for little girls to grow up wishing to be princesses. Disney princess fairy tales are appealing with their big musical numbers, handsome princes, and the sweet “happily ever afters” that always accompany the grand endings to these popular films.   But princess culture is a phenomenon… Read More

How Women’s Health is Being Threatened and What We Can Do About It

On Tuesday, Ohio lawmakers passed a bill that would ban abortions once a fetal heartbeat is identified, which is usually six weeks after conception. The bill was sent to Governor John Kasich for approval.   Most women do not realize they are pregnant around six weeks, and the bill does not extend to exceptions for… Read More