Yesterday I read a lot about “angry” and “irrational” women. I am so tired folks. I am so tired of having to qualify my emotions, of having them used as a weapon against me, of having them thrown back in my face by someone who freely flings the words “feminazi-libtard”at me. I refuse to be… Continue reading Angry, Irrational, Feminazi, Lib-tard
I’ve been struggling all day to decide on what to write today. How do you celebrate women in one little blog post? Do you focus on particular women? Do you run the risk of homogenizing women as a group and discuss our gender at large? I could be a real downer and write about the myriad… Continue reading Happy International Women’s Day!
Last night I watched the 2014 documentary “She’s Beautiful When She’s Angry” and I found myself in tears. I felt so much pride watching the women who have gone before me fighting our persistent oppression with passion and grace. What I have today is the result of these brave women who went head to head with… Continue reading The Importance of Childcare within the Feminist Movement
According to The New York Times, 16 states have recently filed bills to toughen laws and punishments against protesters. There are already laws on the books that prohibit things such as vandalism, so tell me, what purpose does it serve to add more anti-protest legislation? Could it possibly be that our conservative majority wishes to further declaw… Continue reading The War on Protesting
In a shocking twist it was revealed today that healthcare is actually “unbelievably complex”. Who would have thought that an industry which employs thousands of people just to figure out how how to categorize various diagnoses and treatments on a bill would turn out to be so complicated? Oh, just everyone except our 45th president. That’s right people,… Continue reading OMG, You Guys, Healthcare is Complex! Who Knew?!
This morning, as I scrolled through Facebook, sipping on my daily cup of bitter coffee, I was shocked and dismayed to stumble upon a post on a popular Feminist page filled with anti-trans comments. I suppose I always new in the back of my mind there was a subset of feminists who were against transgender rights,… Continue reading Your Feminism that Does Not Include Trans-Rights is NOT Feminism
Yesterday a new step was taken to gag the mainstream media. During an informal briefing Friday, news sources such as The New York Times, CNN, and the BBC were barred from attending. But don’t worry, outlets such as Breitbart “women on birth control are ugly and bananas” News, and Fox were allowed behind the closed doors.… Continue reading Censorship and the Trump Administration