social justice

Dear Men, It’s Your Turn To Say Me Too

Me Too. These two words have been flooding my news feed the last 24 hours. Each one I see, I haphazardly “like”. An effort in solidarity? A triggered response? I tossed and turned all the night trying to figure out my feelings. The more I’ve mulled, the angrier I’ve felt. Not at the women sharing… Continue reading Dear Men, It’s Your Turn To Say Me Too

equality · feminism · social justice

Why would you want to dismantle a system that benefits you?

Before I dive in I’d like to address something. I am a white person attempting to write about racism. This is hard. I am not an expert. I haven’t lived this experience. I am a work in progress and I might fuck up and say the wrong thing, but I can’t be silent. These conversations… Continue reading Why would you want to dismantle a system that benefits you?

equality · social justice

Some problems we share as women, some we do not

My friend shared this quote yesterday from writer and activist Audre Lorde and it’s been haunting me ever since. There is no rest for the weary when it comes to our hurting world. I am constantly thinking and praying and hurting and fearing. Constantly looking at my children and wondering if I’m doing enough, teaching enough, being… Continue reading Some problems we share as women, some we do not

equality · feminism · social justice

How Not to Raise an Asshole

Sometimes I lie awake at night thinking about how shitty our world is. How terrifying it is to raise tiny humans among the ignorance and hate. How little progress has actually been made and how divided our country stands on issues of equality and social justice. I constantly think about my tiny humans and the… Continue reading How Not to Raise an Asshole