Tag Archives: shifting cultural norms

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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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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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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365 days and counting

Just a quick post here and one that I should have done last week. Last Tuesday, April 14 2015, marked one year since the schoolgirls in Nigeria were taken. They are still missing. While much of the world’s ADD focus … Continue reading

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