Tag Archives: Feminism

Before Today

Today is the anniversary of Roe v. Wade. I could write an impassioned defense of reproductive rights, but I won’t. My words would be hollow. Instead, I will share with you an article that I came across on my Facebook feed: Forced … Continue reading

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On Aziz Ansari

You probably know about Aziz Ansari and have probably read his apology. It’s old news. What’s also old news are what some people are saying about this. “It was a date gone bad.” “Why didn’t she just say no?” “She could have just … Continue reading

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An Open Letter to Dave Chappelle

Dear Dave Chappelle, I heard about your Netfix special, about the #MeToo jokes and the transgender jokes, and how you’ve been criticized as tone-deaf. I’ve heard all about it. So I won’t be going into any of that. I think enough … Continue reading

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A Must Read

Drop what you are doing and read this op-ed by Salma Hayek. It’s difficult in spots, but this is something that you absolutely must read.

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But He Wasn’t a Good Guy

I actually found this via my Twitter feed: I Didn’t Understand Consent Until My Boyfriend Repeatedly Raped Me. Again, it’s another one of those reads that is extremely difficult, due to the subject matter. But it is worth it. However, … Continue reading

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Fire and Rain

By now, you know about Senator Franken. You’ve probably heard his speech. It may have impressed you. It may have upset you. But the result is the same: he will be resigning his seat. Before you ask: I’m relieved. I … Continue reading

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Glass Rocks and Stone Houses

(I’m currently listening to the Cave Theme from Pokémon Sun and Moon. It’s very soothing, which is something I need right at this moment.) It happened today. Something that I feared would happen but had been hoping against hope that it … Continue reading

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