Tag Archives: power and control

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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When we no longer justify violence then we can know peace

What happened in Paris on Friday is disturbing, depressing, devastating and terrifying. It’s enough to make anyone feel terror and outrage. When the unthinkable happens, it’s normal to have all different feelings and thoughts, whether they be anger, horror, grief … Continue reading

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A Privileged White Girl Talks Police and Why White People Don’t Get It

It’s been awhile, I know! But I’m back to discuss the most recent incident of police brutality against young people of color, particularly young African Americans.. Of course I’m talking about the black high school student in South Carolina who was brutally … 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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