I don’t hate police officers. I’m afraid of them though. I’m not really what one would consider a minority, I’m a white female so I understand at least a little where I have privilege (though I’ll admit there is much … Continue reading
I have a friend who is very anti-feminist. The story is vague on details, but he often likes to play it up continually. Constant posts about being a “menist” often come into my Facebook feed, and as a feminist our … Continue reading
I recently read a fascinating article about human euthanasia the other night. It wasn’t something I was seeking out, though some of you may have had a tinge of concern if you’ve ever read any of my past posts about … Continue reading
It’s hard being a woman because____________. It hard being a man because______________. I sincerely want to know. Please be respectful, but honest in your responses.
“Your dad was telling me you were upset because your period is close.” He said rolling his eyes as he drove. “Yeah, that’s my dad for you. Dismissive.” “It’s like he doesn’t know he’s doing it.” “It’s because he doesn’t … Continue reading
Recently, I began trying to post charities for the holidays. You know, trying to get people not the spirit of giving instead of taking. It’s been pretty interesting to look at some of the videos on these sites and to take time to see the faces these charities are reaching. I really pay attention to the designs of the websites, and some of them are just well done beyond reason. The designer in me pays a great deal of attention to detail, and I was impressed with the design and quality of so many of those sites, their merchandise, and how put together their media was. I felt more willing to give to sites that looked pretty, because it felt safer, like they were putting their money into their promotion as well as their passion, and I could definitely get behind that. That is a common conception that most typical users get from sites that are well maintained. Continue reading
Many ask me how I can be a Christian Feminist. Not because they think it’s counter productive necessarily, but they can’t understand how a feminist could be okay with a Patriarchal God. I often laugh at this question, because for … Continue reading
Recently, I began reading a book called Killing the Black Body which is a work about the history of African American women’s reproductive rights and it’s switch from the culture of slavery which forced these women into motherhood, to enforcing the … Continue reading