I’ve noticed something disturbing recently, and it has to do with our expectations of what it is like to parent a child. That is, we automatically assume what it’s going to be like. There’s no push back; it’s just “well, that’s how it is.” For instance, the idea that babies won’t sleep through the night.
I envy people who have found a home in their church. I envy the community they have around them, the shared experience that brings them together. For all intents and purposes, science in my religion. Well, science and feminism. I’m not woo-y in any way, shape or form. While I am perfectly satisfied in my
I’ve been joking lately that activism is my full time job, but it feels so true to me. I studied political science in college, and made my first foray into the world of activism back in 2008. It was an exhilarating time: I cast my first vote in a presidential election for President Barack Obama.
This post might be rambling, but I feel like it’s important for me to write. It’s easy to claim to be a feminist; nearly every woman does. Really, the only people who don’t consider themselves a feminist would be those who either don’t understand what the word means, or truly don’t believe that women should
Tomorrow, Wednesday, March 8, 2017, is an important day; not only is it International Women’s Day, but there is a general strike for a day without women, something that is much needed in the current political climate. It’s a day for us to show the world how much they need women, and how much we