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Wise Mind for a Chaotic World

Disclaimer: This post is written by a straight, white, cis, able-bodied, American-born, middle class woman who has a lot of privilege. I am hoping there is a little something for everyone in this post but I also know that much … Continue reading

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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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A Privileged White Lady processes BBHMM and challenges her own white supremacist beliefs

Spoiler alert: In the end, I finally take off my white privilege earmuffs long enough to really hear what women of color saying. Overall, I like Rihanna and her music. I wasn’t that into Bitch Better Have My Money (BBHMM) … 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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