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
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?
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
Have you seen this photo floating around on the interwebs? Deck The Gals With Neon Duct Tape: Photographer Declares “Peace On Earth” By Silencing Women In Family’s Holiday Photo My jaw dropped and my stomach churned when I saw it. I was in shock. Look at that dudes smirk. He thinks he’s so hilarious tying up… Continue reading Peace on Earth
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