Tag Archives: equality

Election SHENANIGANS in Georgia, y’all

This kind of thing chills me to the bone. What’s happening at this minute with threats to Georgia voting rights is completely possible in any state. We already know similar suppression is happening in Alabama. This story is not very … Continue reading

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What is White Feminism, in my own words (& the words of some nonwhite womanists)

I think we all know that Swifty is generally peak white feminism, but today no criticism from me on this, only praise — an Instagram post that results in 65K voter registrations only gets ups from me. Then someone defensively … Continue reading

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Dance talk: lead & follow /= dominant & submissive

Question raised: When dancing, one person leads and the other follows. I had a discussion tonight with someone who equated this to dominant versus submissive in terms of gender relations. I don’t agree but didn’t really know how to articulate … Continue reading

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Um, actually, you’re not such a ‘nice guy’

An acquaintance of mine was speaking about #metoo and the Aziz Ansari story about the grey area where men pester until a woman gives grudging consent. She proferred that all men have been guilty of putting this pressure on women, … Continue reading

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We can’t just remove icons of Confederate glorification — we must add representations of Black empowerment, too

Hey, look, I know I post a lot, especially lately. But this essay is ESSENTIAL READING. Save it for later if you must. But please, please read it! There is so much to chew on here! This piece offers a … Continue reading

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Smile pretty, baby

Regarding:¬†Lawmaker Tells Woman Staffer to “Smile for Us” on the Texas House Floor “Stickland commented on how Sluyter hasn’t been smiling enough lately, and chuckled with fellow far-right Rep. Tony Tinderholt, who was standing behind him. Sluyter, who was selected … Continue reading

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Challenge to men on International Women’s Day

As part of International Women’s Day, I want to uplift and amplify all woman-identified people, and those across the nonbinary gender spectrum. I also challenge men to make true ally statements and ACTIONS today in support of women’s equality. Today … Continue reading

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