Tag Archives: gender norms

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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Race, Gender and Beyonce

Okay, deep breath… I’ve been procrastinating on writing this post for awhile because it’s complicated and because I’m a perfectionist and I like to get things right the first time. Though I also try to use this blog as a … Continue reading

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Violence & Domestic Violence

If you’re not in an abusive relationship and you don’t know of anyone who is, you may think domestic violence is something that has little impact on you. And in some ways, you’re right. People who are abusive don’t usually … Continue reading

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That White House PSA

Three weeks ago the White House released this PSA to encourage men to take action towards ending men’s violence against women. Interestingly, this PSA was released the same week as was an article released by Slate that focused on male … Continue reading

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The Professional Poor

Four social workers are having dinner together and begin talking about their salaries (or lack thereof) when someone mentions teachers. The social workers all immediately agree, “Teachers make so much money.” Then they all burst out laughing and someone states … Continue reading

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A real boyfriend/partner…

I love Pinterest. I use it for self-care purposes when I need a breath of fresh air at work. I find it’s overall easier to filter out negative stories and opinions than on most social media sites. But there are … Continue reading

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On Amy Glass and Privilege

So the interwebs seem to have largely moved on from Amy Glass and her incendiary opinion post about stay at home moms, etc. ¬†While I think it can be great that the Internet provides 24/7 news/articles and rapid responses to … Continue reading

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