Tag Archives: the interwebs

BoldeR

I could start this post by asking, why do liberal white women ignore white supremacy? But the answer lies in the question. It’s because of white supremacy. White supremacy breeds arrogance and entitlement in us too. Case in point is … Continue reading

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Urban legends and the non-profit world

Awhile back I saw an urban legend disguised as “PSA” of sorts making the Facebook rounds. It displayed the salaries of the executive directors of several major nonprofit agencies, such as The Red Cross and United Way. It was essentially … Continue reading

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Trauma, numbness and Nigeria

Over a month ago I posted about the hundreds of adolescent girls in Nigeria who were kidnapped. And I haven’t posted since. Mainly because, unfortunately I have to admit, the story hasn’t been on the news as much and so, … Continue reading

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Skinny Shaming

This morning I heard there’s a new Instagram account called youdidnoteatthat. I guess it “calls out” skinny and/or fit people who pose with greasy and/or fattening foods by declaring “you did not eat that!” Huffington Post thought it was a … Continue reading

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Donald Sterling

Truthfully I’d never heard of the man til earlier this week. Then I had the pleasure (sarcasm) of hearing his bigoted rant to his girlfriend – who’s what 30 years old?! Clearly the statements caught on tape are made by … Continue reading

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It’s okay to be female (biologically or otherwise) and not want to be a mom!

I spent about five years of my life being convinced I didn’t want to have children/be a mom. I have a younger sister and I have always liked caring for and spending time with children. But if I thought about having my own … Continue reading

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Getting married in the digital age

I read this article recently and it got me thinking about my own upcoming nuptials and if/how they’ve been shaped by today’s tech/social media culture. Basically, the author of the article talks about going to his daughter’s wedding recently and … Continue reading

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My new favorite thing is…

TED!  Do you all know it?  I am not tech savvy so I don’t know if you’d call it a podcast or a website with podcasts or a website with video talks – I just don’t know.  But anyways, TED … Continue reading

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