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Dear White Ladies, let’s talk.

Dear White Ladies, I write to you as one of your own as I, too, am a white lady. I know the sting of sexism and misogyny but I also am (at least somewhat) aware of my own privilege. It … Continue reading

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Over It: The Oppression Olympics

Down in Rio, the 2016 Summer Olympics are underway. Meanwhile, in Cyber Land, another type of Olympics are well underway and have been for decades. These would be the Oppression Olympics, a “competition” of sorts in which groups of oppressed … Continue reading

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Supremacy, not privilege

There are so many disturbing aspects to the recent outcome of the former Stanford student, Brock Turner’s brutal attack on a young woman. That the rapist received light consequences, considering the vileness of his crime. That the judge seemed more … Continue reading

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On Moms

So Mother’s Day has come and gone, for this year. I was with my mom all this past weekend and the one before so I was a wee bit busy with my real-deal mother and didn’t have time to post … Continue reading

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From Cosby to Clinton, when married men do terrible things, their wives aren’t often co-conspirators

Okay starting off 2016 with a bit of a controversial post. Wait, am I ever not controversial? Probably rarely or not. So… there has been stuff coming up in the media recently that is pretty disturbing for women and survivors … Continue reading

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Queen of Snark

I am damn sarcastic. I’m sassy and I know how to throw shade. I would say I can’t help it but that’s not really true. The truth is I had to get a bit of an attitude if I was … Continue reading

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Conflicted: Complexities of Misogyny and Victim-Blaming

My initial reaction to a recent article on salon.com was fairly visceral. And also a little conflicted. Then everything shifted and my response was more conflicted than it was visceral. Let me explain. The article is written by a woman … Continue reading

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