I’ve been writing some articles and blogs recently that are a bit, idk, more professional than my usual style. And I realized, to my own disappointment, that I was tending to refer to men by their last names and women by their first names. Find all of your contradictions.
“White women are the people I’m most scared of.” -a black woman artist Well that was a hard one to swallow when I read it. And I think that the fact that it was hard to swallow is where it holds truth. I’ve spent a lot of my adulthood supporting (white) feminist causes. But instead […]
A few months ago I read a book by Jessa Crispin called Why I Am Not a Feminist: a Feminist Manifesto. It made me mad. Crispin is critical of everyone in her book. She hates on stay-at-home moms and successful single ladies. She criticizes women who “shop for over-priced blueberries.” Then she condemns the woman […]
In 1919 the U.S. Congress passed an amendment that doubled the number of people allowed to vote. That’s pretty bold when you think about it: half of the population, previously disenfranchised, showing up to vote. Women were suddenly a political force to be reckoned with. Many predicted that the women’s vote would change politics, drawing renewed […]
(Roar.) Feminism is experiencing a resurgence these days. I’m a feminist and I think it’s great. So for what it’s worth, here are my thoughts on being a woman and also riding my bike. First, I love. love love love. That I live in a place, in a culture, in a family, in a time, […]