One thing I’ve always been mindful of… possibly to the point of being self-conscious is the Angry Feminist trope. There’s something about being angry that manages to delegitimize what it is you’re trying to say. It shouldn’t—but it does, to the rest of the world. Think about it. It’s so much easier to just disregard … Continue reading “You’ve Got the Right to be Mad”
Planned Parenthood, at least in my corner of the world, is deeply misunderstood as a veritable abortion factory that claims to exist for women's health but doesn't really do much else. Don't misunderstand me, I completely honor a person's right to hate abortion--and that is a service that is provided at a lot of Planned … Continue reading What Happens at Planned Parenthood?
I have come to the conclusion that I am no longer interested in playing the role of the peacekeeper. Instead, I choose a more active position—that of peacemaker. The peacekeeper flits about, doing all she can to make sure that things are fine and happy on the surface level. No one gets too ruffled. No … Continue reading Peacekeeping/ Peacemaking: Neither is Likely on Facebook
Ever since the incredible Kalene of Blue Muse Photography asked me to be a part of this project, I knew I wanted to write about it. Ever since I got the results back on the reader survey that I sent out into the internet, and I read about how many of you are challenged by … Continue reading It Sounds Terrifying and Awesome. Let’s Do It
This is the last thing I’ll post about the 2016 Presidential Election, I promise. Because this is not a political blog. This is a blog that focuses on thoughts, feelings, and living well. But because this is a blog that focuses on those things, I have to tell you about my thoughts, feelings, and how … Continue reading My Final Notes on the Past Week: Do Better, Be Better