donald trump’s words damaged my childhood before he said them

I’m not typically this serious on here, but as a mother of a daughter, and a voting adult living in the US, it’s time to share this story. I was in 3rd Grade at my very suburban, very “safe” elementary school. For those of you who don’t have kids, 3rd graders are typically 8-9 years…

50 shades of… consent?

I’m having trouble with the new 50 Shades of Grey movie, but not for the reason you might think. If you’ve ever read any of my posts, it’s pretty easy to see that I consider myself a feminist and have no problem speaking up for women’s rights. That being said, I think I need to…

#yesallwomen & #bringbackourgirls

There are a few things that are going on right now that break my heart. It’s why I don’t like to watch the news, especially before bed, but I do it anyway because it’s important to know what’s going on in the world. There are also things that are incredibly inspiring to me, and I…

1 is 2 many

As you may or may not know, I am a staunch supporter of women’s rights and advocacy. I am proud to say that there is FINALLY a public stance being taken against sexual assaults on women in this country, specifically on college campuses. The campaign is called 1 is 2 many, and it is being backed…

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courage

In a world where violence against Trans* people can be as much as 50% higher than violence against other LGBTQ folks, Geena Rocero has so much courage to speak publicly about her original gender assignment as “boy” in the Philippines. Watch her Ted Talk, about coming out as a Trans* person. Read More >>