Tag Archives: privilege

On having mixed feelings for Ivanka

My ideas here may not be well-received. I get it. Ivanka Trump is a woman who grew up with more than just your average white girl privilege (which in and of itself is more than enough). She was (and is) … Continue reading

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Full of ire, don’t lose your fire

CN (Content Note): This post talks about suicide and forms of oppression. Please consider this and the impact it may have on you. If you are feeling very depressed or suicidal, please seek help. This is a personal blog only, … Continue reading

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On The Cusp

The end is nigh. My days of carefree, unadulterated freedom are almost over. Or, at least, hopefully they are. What on earth am I talking about? I’m talking about trying to have a baby, of course! My husband and I, … 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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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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Thoughts on victim-blaming, it’s never good but sometimes it’s far worse than other times

I read this article recently and it made me feel uncomfortable. The author says he was wearing Google Glass in a neighborhood that’s being gentrified by Google and its employees and he was assaulted.  He talks about feeling that his … 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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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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Whimsy up your weekend: Post numero tres – What I like About You, Winter

Awhile back I wrote a post about feeling down during the summer and actually preferring winter to summer.  What can I say… I’m cold and dark person.  Haha, jk – mostly jk anyways!  But in all seriousness, I actually do … Continue reading

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