Tag Archives: heterosexism

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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Cosby, the Patriarchy, Houser and White Supremacy

There have been articles going around recently that have left me super unsettled. As the accusations against Cosby kept coming, there were people who lambasted the accusers as being part of an orchestrated modern day lynching. There was also an … 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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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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Pop references to freedom of speech: entitled to or just entitled?

The approach of the 4th of July weekend makes me think of and reflect on the good ol USA. There are many things I appreciate but I also don’t feel so good about certain aspects of my country. Like say … 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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