Tag Archives: classism

Dear Paul Ryan, we have some requests

About a month ago, Paul Ryan made some comments about the declining birth rate in the US. And I have some comments back. Now this may sound strange coming from a woman who just announced her pregnancy. However, this is … Continue reading

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Loathin’ on Lazy

Recently the word lazy has become an insufferable word to me. Someone makes an off-handed comment that so-and-so is lazy or this whole group of people is lazy and I cringe. Seriously it’s become nauseating to me. It seems like … 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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Can a female body part be gentrified?

Because you know I’m all about that bass ‘Bout that bass, no treble That’s how new-to-the-scene Meagan Trainor’s hit song starts. I’ll admit that I was ignorant at first and decided I liked the song without much further contemplation of … Continue reading

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Urban legends and the non-profit world

Awhile back I saw an urban legend disguised as “PSA” of sorts making the Facebook rounds. It displayed the salaries of the executive directors of several major nonprofit agencies, such as The Red Cross and United Way. It was essentially … Continue reading

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The control in birth control is for women to have control over their own bodies – not their bosses and/or companies

Yesterday was a scary day in the United States. I’m sure you’ve gotten wind by now that SCOTUS ruled that private corporations can opt out of paying for contraceptives if they say providing coverage for contraceptives would go against their¬†personal … Continue reading

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On recognizing white privilege and not expecting a damn reward for it

I saw this clip recently when one of my friends posted it and asked if Tim Wise was making a good case for himself or demonstrating his unchecked privilege/acting in a micro-aggressive way. And it got me thinking about my … Continue reading

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I want my equal (pay)day

Tomorrow is my payday. And yesterday was equal payday in the US. So tomorrow I’ll be getting the check for my underpaid work. Don’t get me wrong. I love my job and I love my salary. I am paid well … Continue reading

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On pseudo understanding poverty – but hey, I’d never judge

I was skimming my Facebook newsfeed recently and saw that one of my friends had posted an article called “20 Things the Rich Do Every Day.”¬† Based on the title, I thought it was an article showing how much privilege … Continue reading

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